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MDH Might Launch PolyMet Health Impact Study

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Department of Health is weighing a request to do a public health impact analysis on the proposed copper-nickel PolyMet Mining Corp. 124 more words


We are finishing up infant safe sleep week

ALBERT LEA, Minn.- Minnesota Department of Health said unsafe sleep environments account for nearly all unexpected infant deaths in Minnesota. In 2014 they found 52 out of the 56  sudden unexpected infant deaths, or SUID’s, were sleeping in a non-safe environment. 312 more words

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Unsafe Sleeping Environments Blamed For Most Unexpected Baby Deaths

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In the wake of a recent study, state health officials are urging parents and child care providers to make sure infants are put to sleep alone, on a firm surface and with no blankets or pillows nearby. 250 more words


HCMC is an Air Aware Employer

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is the first healthcare organization to participate in the Air Aware Employer program, a project between the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 193 more words


Freeborn County becomes breast feeding-friendly

ALBERT LEA, Minn.- Data from The Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows breastfeeding a newborn provides more nutrition than formula does.

There are still fewer than half of Minnesota’s employers that accommodate new mothers who chose to breastfeed after returning to work. 152 more words

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Prevent carbon monoxide before it's too late

KIMT News 3- Carbon monoxide is very dangerous if not found right away. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that can be hard to detect and life threatening. 162 more words

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Binge Drinking Costs Minnesota Billions, Study Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A sobering new study finds alcohol use and abuse is costing us all.

The Centers for Disease Control found excessive drinking cost the U.S. 279 more words