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Case Of Tuberculosis Confirmed At St. Louis Park High School

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some parents received letters in the mail Thursday saying their teenagers may have been exposed to an infectious disease.

St. Louis Park High School sent out… 463 more words


Minnesota will soon become the first state to ban products containing the chemical triclosan

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A chemical that was once widely used in products like liquid soaps and toothpaste will soon be banned in Minnesota. On January 1, 2017 the state ban on products made with triclosan takes effect. 246 more words

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Minnesota approves PTSD for medical marijuana program

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been added to the list of conditions that qualify for Minnesota’s medical marijuana program. It was one of nine conditions people petitioned the Department of Health to consider adding, and the only one chosen. 332 more words

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Minnesota Health Department OKs Medical Marijuana To Treat PTSD

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More Minnesotans will soon have access to medical marijuana.

The Minnesota Department of Health added post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, as a qualifying condition on Thursday. 323 more words


MDH: 57 Cases Of Zika Virus In Minnesota This Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Health reports there have been 57 cases of Zika virus in Minnesota this year, with five occurring in pregnant women. 161 more words


MDH: 1 In 5 Sex Assault Victims Seek Hospitalization

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State health officials say very few survivors of sexual assault in Minnesota go to a hospital for treatment after it happens.

In a news conference, the Minnesota Department of Health shared data they gathered during a five-year study. 110 more words


MDH: Less Than Half Of Minnesota Adults Got Flu Shot Last Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health is reminding the public that now is the time to get the flu vaccine.

MDH reports it takes two weeks for the flu vaccine to begin working. 257 more words