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11
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Try these everyday ideas to improve family health

Family culture influences many of an individual's choices and values including food choices, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and healthful development.

Mon
09
Jul

Diseases from ticks rise to record levels in Minnesota

Bites from blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks) led to a record number of tick-borne disease cases in Minnesota during 2007, say state health officials. Blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis and babesiosis, three illnesses which can all lead to serious complications.

Mon
09
Jul

Memories of War: Local WWII vet George Miller reflects on experiences

Sometimes, when George Miller can't sleep at night, he tries to count in his head the number of times he was shot at in World War II. He means directly shot at - bullets aimed specifically at him, not just battlefield crossfire.

Mon
09
Jul

Memories of War: Local WWII vet George Miller reflects on experiences

Sometimes, when George Miller can't sleep at night, he tries to count in his head the number of times he was shot at in World War II. He means directly shot at - bullets aimed specifically at him, not just battlefield crossfire.

Mon
09
Jul

Long-term care insurance. What is it? Do you need it?

With 70 million baby boomers hitting retirement age, there has been a surge in sales of long-term care insurance, which pays for your care in many settings, such as at home, a nursing home, assisted living facility, or adult day care.

Mon
09
Jul

Take steps to prevent illness from swimming this summer

As temperatures rise and Minnesotans flock to swim at their favorite beaches and pools, state health officials are reminding residents of steps they can take to help prevent recreational water illnesses this summer.

Mon
09
Jul

Minnesota reports first West Nile virus case of 2012

The first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease in 2012 in a Minnesota resident has been confirmed. State health officials are urging Minnesotans to protect themselves from mosquitoes from now through the autumn frost.

Tue
03
Jul

Reopening a dark chapter

As you look out at the sun-lit grass and listen to the birds chirping, it's hard to imagine all the blood that once filled the Birch Coulee Battlefield in southeastern Minnesota.

Tue
03
Jul

Reopening a dark chapter

As you look out at the sun-lit grass and listen to the birds chirping, it's hard to imagine all the blood that once filled the Birch Coulee Battlefield in southeastern Minnesota.

Tue
03
Jul

Five financial tips for single people

Almost half of all adult Americans - or nearly 100 million people - either have never been married or are divorced or widowed.

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