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Health Department Investigating Neglect, Death At Waite Park Facility

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a patient at a facility in Waite Park died a day after suffering seizures and not receiving proper pain medication. 238 more words


MDH: Flu Season Has Peaked, Child Death Reported

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A child in Minnesota has died after getting the flu. It’s the first pediatric death due to influenza in the state this season. 221 more words


Patient With Dementia Dies After Drinking Detergent, MDH Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A patient suffering dementia at a clinic in Shakopee died after drinking detergent that was left out by a staff member last year. 266 more words


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… 464 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