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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.

Public Meeting in Brooklyn Park Discusses Ebola Crisis

A health worker washes with disinfectant after dealing with people suspected of having the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. - Photo: AP/Abbas Dulleh

A local doctor has just returned to Minnesota from Liberia and will be talking about her experiences there during a community meeting Wednesday night.

Dr. Alfredmy Chessor will speak in Brooklyn Park, which is home to the state’s largest Liberian community.

Training Teaches Hennepin Co. Deputies How to Use 'Heroin Antidote'

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Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies will soon be able to administer life-saving drugs to people suffering from drug overdoses.

In 2013, a record-setting 56 people died as a result of heroin overdoses. This year's numbers are on course to be high as well.