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Health officials say risk of Ebola in state is very low, despite international concerns

Health officials say risk of Ebola in state is very low, despite international concernsInformational meeting set Wednesday, Aug. 6 to address community concerns

While U.S. health officials are warning against traveling to three West African countries where an outbreak of Ebola is occurring, the risk of the disease being spread in Minnesota remains very low, state health officials said today. The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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Fit Lab / Insight2Health Testimonials

Fit Lab / Insight2Health TestimonialsJeff Jefferson

On March 15, I was 380 pounds, my A1c level was a 13 (which translates to a better than average chance of developing complications from diabetes), I was on six different medications for hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes and my self esteem and energy level was at an all time low and I felt like garbage.
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Dr. Gene Gullingsrud trains eye doctors in Myanmar and Vietnam

Dr. Gene Gullingsrud trains eye doctors in Myanmar and VietnamDr. Gene Gullingsrud, an Eden Prairie resident and ophthalmologist with Edina Eye Physicians and Surgeons, joined a team of nine volunteer faculty in Yangon, Myanmar this past April for the country's first western eye surgical training program in decades.
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SPACC receives grant to improve heart health in St. Paul community; One of 28 recipients of American Heart Association grants in Midwest

SPACC receives grant to improve heart health in St. Paul community; One of 28 recipients of American Heart Association grants in MidwestThe Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) is the recipient of a one-year Community Innovation Grant from the American Heart Association for 2014-15. The Community Innovation Grant initiative is designed to help achieve the American Heart Association's mission: to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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Over 1,000 infected: Can the Ebola virus be stopped?

Over 1,000 infected: Can the Ebola virus be stopped?Jul 28 (GIN) – As an Ebola epidemic sweeps relentlessly across West African borders, with the death toll topping 600, some are now asking if the virus can be stopped.
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City may restrict flavored tobacco products

City may restrict flavored tobacco productsThe City of Minneapolis could be changing its ordinances to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products.
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Cash Infusion: $500,000 distributed to Minnesota Food Shelves

Cash Infusion: $500,000 distributed to Minnesota Food ShelvesMINNEAPOLIS - With kids out of school and families busy with summer plans, July is traditionally a tough time for food bank shelves as demand rises and donations fall.
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