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Annual Report: More Errors, Fewer Deaths In Minn. Hospitals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An annual report on patient safety shows more errors but fewer deaths in Minnesota hospitals in the past year.

The Department of Health found 277 so-called “adverse events” in categories that have long been tracked, such as wrong-site surgery or foreign objects left in a patient. 347 more words

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State Seeking Labs To Test Marijuana Grown For Medicinal Use

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Regulators of Minnesota’s new medical cannabis program are seeking to certify laboratories to test the marijuana cultivated for medicinal use. 128 more words

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Minnesota's School Vaccination Rates

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This week on WCCO Sunday Morning, Esme Murphy talked with Doug Schultz from the Minnesota Department of Health about the current controversy surrounding vaccinations and the high-profile measles outbreaks. 25 more words

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No Quick Decision On Medical Marijuana For Pain

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials will hold off for another year on deciding whether to expand Minnesota’s new medical marijuana program to residents suffering chronic pain. 513 more words

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From lung cancer to Lyme disease: State outlines health risks of climate change

Minnesota’s Health Department says changes in the state’s climate come with their own set of health risks.

The report issued Monday says rising temperatures and erratic precipitation – including heavier rainfalls –  … 260 more words

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Health Department Continues Survey On Medical Marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Potential users of medical marijuana have about one week to participate in a survey that could help the state get a picture of the likely demand for the drug. 88 more words

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Good Question: Why Do The Vaccinated Get Sick?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Thursday that the University of Minnesota student sickened with measles had been vaccinated.

Last week, the… 366 more words

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