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MN Dept of Health: Current Flu Season Racking Up Numbers Faster Than Previous [AUDIO]

You've probably heard a lot about the flu in the office this season, and rightly so. There have been a couple of high profile deaths already and the number of people hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza is climbing rapidly.

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Expert Says To Keep The Flu At Bay, Eat Healthy All Year Long

CentraCare Registered Dietician Diane Giambruno says there's really no 'magic bullet food' that is going to singularly boost your immune system in a short period of time and ward off the flu. The key is to eat healthy all year long.

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FluNearYou.com
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Facebook App Reports Which Friend Got You Sick

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, this year's flu outbreak promises to be one of the worst and the friendly folks at Help Remedies want you to call out the disease vector that gave you the flu by using their new Facebook app.

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General Photographic Agency/Getty Images
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Minnesota Ranked 5th Healthiest State in US

It must be all the lutefisk, lefse and bouja. The UHF released it's ranking of Healthiest States in the US, yesterday and the Gopher State squeaked into the Top 5.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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David Wellstone, Son of Late Minnesota Senator, Delivers Message of Hope in Sauk Rapids [AUDIO]

Nearly 60 community members filled the Sauk Rapids Government Center on Thursday night to hear David Wellstone, son of the late Senator Paul Wellstone, as he spoke healing after tragedy and community activism.

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Minnesota Records 13th Illness From Tainted Steroids

Health officials say a woman with a bone infection has Minnesota's 13th confirmed illness linked to contaminated steroids from a Massachusetts pharmacy.

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armin_vogel, Flickr
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New Organization Hosting Panel Discussions on Dying with Dignity [AUDIO]

None of us know how long our lives will be, and a new community organization wants you to know how important it is to plan for the end.

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Abby Faulkner
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Event Celebrates Different Parts of Recovery from Cardiac Arrest [AUDIO]

Nearly 400,000 people of all ages experience Sudden Cardiac arrest every year in the U.S. With this in mind, the medical and arts communities of St. Cloud have partnered with experts from around the world to host the inaugural "Survive and Thrive" conference.

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St. Cloud VA Medical Center: Easing the Pain [AUDIO]

We've all heard the legendary stories of Bud Grant, roaming the sidelines of the frozen Met Stadium in his shirtsleeves.  "No Heaters!", Bud would say.  "Cold is a state of mind!"

There may be something to that, after all

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Food Safety Expert Keynotes SCSU Food Symposium

Dr. David Acheson, an authority with 30 years in the field of food borne pathogens, was the keynote speaker of St. Cloud State University's inaugural Food Microbiology Symposium.

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