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Public urged to follow American Cancer Society guidelines

Due to recent public discussions about mammograms and the time table women should follow - and the apparent confusion these discussions have created, the American Cancer Society is issuing a reminder about the Society's screening guidelines for several cancers. This reminder is important due to the evidence that continues to show the positive impact screenings have in several areas.
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H1N1 clinic offered in Ramsey County

Ramsey County Department of Public Health will hold a public H1N1 walk-in clinic Saturday, December 19 for anyone who wants the vaccine. The vaccine will be available free, on a first-come, first-served basis at the following location and time: North Heights Christian Academy, 2701 North Rice Street, Roseville, MN 55113, Saturday, December 19 | 12 noon – 4 pm.
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U of M Extension program makes healthy eating easier for local families

The University of Minnesota Extension’s Operation Frontline is a hands-on program that teaches low-income families how to prepare healthy and tasty meals on a limited budget, using foods that are commonly available in stores and from emergency food providers.
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H1N1 vaccination clinic scheduled in Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support has partnered with the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency to offer a H1N1 vaccination clinic Thursday, Dec. 17, 4 – 8 p.m. at South High School, 3131 19th Ave. S.
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Two H1N1 vaccination clinics scheduled in Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support has partnered with the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency to offer two H1N1 vaccination clinics this month.
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On World AIDS Day: AIDS epidemic is far from being over

(NNPA) – Lat week was a very busy week. Thanksgiving and Black Friday are just behind us. And, now the official beginning of the Christmas season, and— for the 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the world or the 25 million families who have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS—World AIDS day was commemorated on December 1.
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EarthTalk: Bring back the bidet?

EarthTalk: Bring back the bidet?Dear EarthTalk: Wouldn’t a return to installing bidets in bathrooms at home go a long way toward cutting disposable tissue use and saving forests?

-- Peter K., Albany, GA
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