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Minnesota Counties to Begin Processing MNsure Applications

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Minnesota counties are gearing up to begin processing thousands of paper applications for the state's online health insurance exchange next month.
    

Fairview Hospitals' Cafeterias Get Healthier

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Cafeterias at a Minnesota hospital chain will be getting healthier.

Fairview Health Services is expected to announce its new menu Monday. Company officials say the menu is getting rid of the deep-fat fryers at hospitals throughout the state.

Ebola Screening Urged for MSP Airport

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Minnesota's governor and U.S. senators are asking the federal government to screen passengers for Ebola when they arrive at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.
    

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.
    

Fairview Hospitals Screen Visitors for Flu

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Fairview Health Services is temporarily changing its visitor's policy at its seven hospitals because of widespread flu in Minnesota.
    

Apple Valley community rallies to support cancer patient

Apple Valley community rallies to support cancer patient

APPLE VALLEY - Katie Bochek, a 1996 Apple Valley High School graduate, has spent the past few years battling cancer, and her fight is now getting tougher.

Aspen Medical Group Changes Name to Allina Health

Aspen Medical Group has officially changed its name to Allina Health as of Wednesday.

The clinics have been part of Allina Health for five years. Vice President for Operations Geoff Sylvester said the name change supports their work by clearly linking the clinics to all of Allina Health.