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Jul 31st

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Norovirus hitting hard this season: Health officials stress importance of careful hand washing, food preparation to prevent 'stomach flu'

Norovirus hitting hard this season: Health officials stress importance of careful hand washing, food preparation to prevent 'stomach flu'As if colds, influenza and other respiratory infections weren't enough to make Minnesotans ill in winter, this is also the time of year when digestive tract illness caused by a family of germs known as noroviruses tend to increase. This year, norovirus seems to be hitting the state especially hard.
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Tech innovators help bring health care to hard-to-reach consumers

Tech innovators help bring health care to hard-to-reach consumersSometimes the very consumers who need health care the most are the least likely to enroll. This has been one of the challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the federal agency responsible for administering the Affordable Care Act.
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Get Your Green On!

Get Your Green On!Eat some green everyday....whether it's a salad, a smoothie or cooked greens on the side....your body needs the green!! Why?
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HEALTH CHALLENGE: GETTING RESULTS

HEALTH CHALLENGE: GETTING RESULTSThe Insight 2 Health Challenge (I2HC) is driving clear results, heading into its full second year of challenging the community.
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Healthy holiday eating habits

Healthy holiday eating habitsExcess weight and unhealthy eating contribute to a multitude of health conditions including coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and some cancers – to name just a few. Making smart nutrition choices and maintaining healthy eating habits can be especially challenging during the holiday season.
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About 345,000 Minnesotans with high blood pressure lack recommended diabetes test, study finds

About 345,000 Minnesotans with high blood pressure lack recommended diabetes test, study finds
A Minnesota Department of Health analysis found 1 in 3 adults with high blood pressure reported they did not receive a diabetes test during the past three years.
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Youthprise participates in afterschool meals program

Youthprise participates in afterschool meals programYouthprise announced its participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled children at McDonough Recreation Center, 1544 Timberlake Rd, S Mon-Thur 3-9PM and Fri 3-6PM.
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