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COVID-19 Cases at CentraCare Up This Week
CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He says St. Cloud Hospital now has 15 positive cases of COVID-19 with 5 of those in the ICU. Those numbers are up from the week before. He says the majority of cases in the hospital are unvaccinated people. Morris says it is rare fo…
Ever Wondered Why Beans Give you Gas?
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Registered Dietician Kari Collett from A-to-Zinc Nutrition. She explained that beans are a great source of fiber but when people eat beans your intestines and colon have an excess of fiber that tends to produce gas within the intestines …
5 People With COVID-19 Hospitalized at CentraCare
CentraCare spokesman Dr. George Morris joined me on WJON today. He says they have 5 people within CentraCare and St. Cloud hospital hospitalized with COVID-19 this week. He says among the 5, three have not been vaccinated while 2 have received a vaccine but have pre-existing compromised immune sys…
Ways to Avoid Ticks In Central Minnesota
It is tick season in Central Minnesota. Dr. David Smith from Sartell Pediatrics joined me on WJON for our Health Matters program today. He gave me suggestions on how to avoid both deer and wood ticks. Smith says deer ticks are smaller but yet more dangerous than wood ticks.

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