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January 23, 2017
It's not too late to get vaccinated: Officials urge Minnesotans to get a flu shot
Officials from the Minnesota Department of Health are urging people who have not yet gotten their flu shot to do so soon. Flu season can last...
January 23, 2017 - 5:30am
January 3, 2017
The essentials for a winter driving survival kit
With recent snow storms already having caused havoc on roadways this season, Minnesota and Wisconsin safety officials are reminding motorists...
January 3, 2017 - 5:30am
December 2, 2016
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans will be able to treat post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana beginning next year. State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition on Thursday, Dec. 1, along with saying that he will allow topical applications of the drug,...
December 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 22, 2016
'I'm not eating that': When teen diets conflict with Thanksgiving
Some families gathering for Thanksgiving this week may have something to argue about besides politics: what to do when teens at the table follow a different diet than everyone else. One in six U.S. parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan or paleo...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 31, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's...
October 31, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 21, 2016
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Beginning in 2017, the physicians who provide orthopedic care at Northfield Hospital's FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Farmington will do so under a new name. Summit Orthopedics has assumed operations of Mankato Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic's office in Faribault and will now oversee...
October 21, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 18, 2016
Why parents are stressed out by their own smartphones
Parents searching for elusive work-life balance may see smartphones and tablets as a way to escape the office in time to be home for dinner each...
October 18, 2016 - 5:10am
September 26, 2016
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or...
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
May 13, 2016
County grant will help keep students healthy
Students at Boeckman Middle School and Gateway Academy will have a better idea what their heart does while they exercise thanks to a $19,000 grant from the Dakota County Public Health Department. Among other projects, the grant, which comes from state health-improvement plan money,...
May 13, 2016 - 5:59am
May 14, 2015
Farmington's Hatten wins national caregiving award
Helping people seems to come naturally for Russ Hatten. At the end of a 33-year-career in the Department of Corrections, it was his job to transport...
May 14, 2015 - 9:46am
November 9, 2014
Retreat offers holistic healing to victims of sexual abuse
The healing process is different for every person, as is the type of event that caused the need for healing in the first place. For women who have experienced sexual violence or abuse, simply talking about the event isn’t always enough. Bella Center founder Kathy Seger has developed...
November 9, 2014 - 7:38am
June 5, 2014
Dakota County summit will focus on aging population
The Minnesota State Demographic Center projects by 2030 there will be more people age 65 and older in Minnesota than elementary, middle and high school students combined. That will have significant implications. To explore those implications, Dakota County Public Health has partnered...
June 5, 2014 - 11:22am