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Stores, Markets Could get Healthier in Minneapolis

Corner stores, convenient stores and even gas stations could get a lot healthier in Minneapolis. 

The city council will vote Friday on a proposed ordinance that would require any business with a grocery store license to offer certain quantities of healthy items to customers like fruits, vegetables, proteins and dairy.

Dayton Meets with Health Officials on Ebola Preparedness

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Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health will meet with hospital officials Thursday to discuss the state’s Ebola preparedness and prevention efforts.

Minneapolis VA Opens Women's Imaging Suite

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The Minneapolis VA is adding a new special service for female veterans.

As part of its Integrated Breast Care Program, the Minneapolis VA Health Care System is opening a Women’s Imaging Suite. The services will include screening, mammograms, ultrasounds and biopsies.

Golden Valley Hosts Mental Health Awareness Event

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As part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week, the city of Golden Valley’s Human Rights Commission is hosting a mental health awareness program Thursday.

Minn. Hospitals Prepared to Handle Ebola Cases

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Minnesota hospitals are among those around the country making sure they are prepared to handle any potential cases of Ebola.
    

Minnetonka Hospital Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Free Flu Shots

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Getting a free flu shot may not be the most exciting way to celebrate a birthday, but for one hospital it’s part of an anniversary party in the west metro.

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Minnetonka Campus on Tuesday.

Brooklyn Park Restaurant says Business is Slipping Due to Ebola Fears

A Brooklyn Park restaurant may have to shut its doors after the owner says there has been a drop in business due to concern over the Ebola virus.

Kellita Whisnant is one of the owners of Mama-Ti's African Kitchen on Zane Boulevard at 78th Street. Whisnant says the restaurant has been open for three years.