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Minnesota Official Urges Vaccinations as Flu Season Ramps Up

A Minnesota state health official is urging residents to get vaccinated for the flu amid concern that low vaccination rates can lead to more hospitalizations and deaths.

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What’s Your Favorite Show To Binge On A Sick Day? [POLL]

I don't know what it is about being sick on the couch that makes old shows you'd otherwise never watch, so appealing! What's your favorite show to binge watch on a sick day?

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Everyone Around Me Is Getting Sick, I’m Probably Next

My best friends today are vitamins, water, hand sanitizer, and Lysol wipes. Excuse me while I go sanitize my bubble!

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This Crazy Flu Strain Has Officially Hit St. Cloud Hard

If you haven't seen the likes of this terribly catchy flu strain going around, you've been hiding under a rock...and should stay there for a while!

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Ashli Looking For Minnesota Remedies To Cure Cold [WATCH]

There's a cold circulating the building and I thought that I had dodged it--but no such luck. The weather is nice out and now is not the time to be getting sick. Do you have any home remedies I can try to get better faster?

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Flu Raging In Minnesota

It appears the flu is off to an early and potent start. The Minnesota Department of Health is now describing the flu as 'widespread' in the state. Some area schools have cancelled games due to too many sick players, hospital ERs are being overrun, and the shot may be less effective than we had hoped.

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Flu Shot May Not Be As Effective As Hoped In Minnesota

Hey, wait a minute. I want my flu shot money back. (Ok, what? Oh, right I did't pay anything. Insurance covered it.) The news of the day is saying the our usual flu shot effectiveness (60%) may not be as effective this year (40%) as we had hoped. Turns out that one of the strains mutated leaving us all a bit unprotected.

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu

Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.

What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?

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Why Can’t I Taste Anything?

Cold and Flu season is in full swing, and trust me, I know being sick is not fun. This coming from me laying on my couch surrounded by Kleenex, water, cold medicine, and cough drops. Since finishing yet another can of chicken noodle soup, and not tasting it, I decided to find out why. Also, I have a few of my favorite home remedies for you.

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