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Hennepin County Beaches Monitored For E. Coli

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – When temperatures climb and weekends approach, the beaches of Hennepin County draw swimmers of all ages.

But along with the crowds, come the obvious worries for young mothers like Autumn Gode. 307 more words


Study: Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Overweight Or Obese

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new study shows two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found waist lines have increased considerably over the past two decades. 335 more words


Funeral home disputes inspector's claims that bodies were decomposing

Operators of a Maplewood funeral home say a state health inspector’s claims that bodies on the premises were decomposing are not accurate.

The Minnesota Department of Health has now banned the Maple Oaks Funeral Home from embalming or cremating bodies and holding funerals, but the lawyer representing the home… 231 more words


As E-Cigs Grow In Popularity, Officials Warn Parents Of Nicotine Poisoning

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In the last seven years, the e-cigarette industry has gone from a no-name to a $1 billion business.

As this form of nicotine use continues to grow in popularity, the Minnesota Department of Health released a warning to parents. 170 more words


8 Minnesotans approved for medical marijuana so far

One week after registration opened, eight Minnesotans have been approved to pick up medical marijuana beginning July 1.

The Minnesota Department of Health put out… 273 more words


Health Department Releases New Numbers On Medical Marijuana Sign-Ups

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The numbers are out on the first week of registration for patients who want to use medical marijuana. Right now, eight Minnesotans are in the medical cannabis registry. 388 more words


New Numbers Expected Monday On Medical Marijuana Registrations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We expect to get new numbers Monday from the state on medical marijuana registrations.

In just 23 days, Minnesota patients will be able to get medical marijuana in the form of capsules and oils to treat certain medical conditions. 193 more words