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8-year-old boy injured in fall from cliff at Taylors Falls 20.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An 8-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a fall from a cliff at Interstate State Park in Taylors Falls on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.
Why stay during a hurricane? It's complicated 19.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As rescues continue after Hurricane Michael, officials expressed frustration at people who didn't evacuate. But experts say people's decisions to stay are almost always carefully considered.
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GOP Candidates Play Defense Over Health Care 18.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Many Republicans are urgently trying to reassure voters they want to save the protections in President Obama’s 2010 health law. Democrats are pouring on ads to remind the electorate of the GOP push to repeal the law.
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Let the light in: Sunshine helps kill germs indoors 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
All kinds of bacteria live with us indoors, and some can make us sick. A new study shows that rooms exposed to light had about half the live bacteria found in rooms that were kept in darkness.
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Altercation outside St. Paul bar ends with fatal shooting 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officers were called to Born's Bar about 11 p.m. Wednesday where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Regions Hospital where he later died.
First Lady's Plane Turned Around After 'Mechanical Issue' 18.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A plane carrying first lady Melania Trump was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday after a “minor mechanical issue” emerged in the air, the White House said.
Bad Bedside Manner in Massachusetts 18.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Nurse-to-patient ratios would drive up costs and cut health-care access.
Heard about herd immunity? Get a flu shot 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Last year over 6,400 Minnesotans wound up hospitalized because of the flu. Health officials stress the importance of getting vaccinated &mdash to protect yourself and the people around you.
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Survey finds widespread 'moral distress' among veterinarians 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Most of the 800 veterinarians surveyed feel ethical qualms when pet owners ask them to euthanize animals that could be treated, or when owners ask to keep pets alive who will suffer needlessly.
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Growing hemp and CBD oil industry face legal uncertainty 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A supplement called CBD oil is being touted as a treatment for conditions like anxiety, but farmers and manufacturers are hoping for legal clarifications of its status from the federal and state governments.
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What can doctors learn from their oldest patients? 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Medical students often have pre-conceived perceptions about the limitations and possibilities of aging, Dr. Jon Hallberg says. However, older patients have a wealth of knowledge, as well as stories.
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Health officials confirm seventh case of condition causing muscle weakness 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The malady is known as acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, for short. Minnesota Department of Health epidemiologist Jayne Griffith says parents should watch their kids for signs of the illness.
Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
On the eve of legalized recreational marijuana sales, shops across Canada are digging in to be ready for the October 16 midnight deadline.
CDC investigates cases of rare neurological 'mystery illness' in kids 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.
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CVS-Aetna merger a big deal in Minn., or not? 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the CVS pharmacy chain prepares to close on its buyout of health insurer Aetna, neither has a huge presence in Minnesota. But Aetna has a partnership with the big health system, Allina Health, and the effect on that effort remains unclear.
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Medical examiner: Cousins died in accidental drowning 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A medical examiner says two missing teenage cousins whose bodies were pulled from a pond in Chaska died of accidental drowning.
3 people shot in Minneapolis night club 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening, police said. The suspect fled the scene and no arrests have been made.
11-year-old Minnesota pianist recovers from brain hemorrhage 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last Thanksgiving, Eliana Szabo suffered a brain hemorrhage when an arteriovenous malformation ruptured. Now 11, she has relearned how to walk and talk. Meanwhile, a fellow pianist is trying to raise $10,000 through selling handmade paper cranes.
Dayton to undergo additional back surgery 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo a follow-up surgical procedure Monday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Last year, the flu put him in a coma. This year he's getting the shot 14.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
When 39-year-old Charlie Hinderliter got the flu last winter, he ended up in a medically induced coma and spent 58 days hospitalized. Serious, even fatal, complications can hit patients of any age.
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