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CDC Says Flu Season Could Peak This Month

The country has been hit hard by the Flu virus this year, and that includes the Northland.  Social media sites like Facebook is full of people complaining of the illness.   It also appears that it will continue to worsen, and the CDC said it could peak this month.

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Keurig Recalls Nearly 7 Million Coffee Makers Due to Burn Hazard

In light of multiple reports of burn-related injuries, Keurig has recalled nearly 7 million of its wildly popular single-cup brewing systems.

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Unexpected Flu Bug Visits Cathy Kates’ House

My husband Homie was feeling a little funky on Friday night.  He didn't really sound normal but he forged on.  Probably should have listened to the warning signs and stayed home instead of coming with me to the hockey game.  Who knew he had a 101.5 fever on the horizon?  Now, I'm playing nurse and washing my hands every five minutes.  I AM NOT GOING TO GET THE FLU!

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January is National Blood Donor Month, Make Donating Your New Years Resolution

I'm the first to admit it, I don't donate blood regularly.  Quit staring at me.  Okay, fine, I never donate blood, but I plan on changing that.  January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross is reporting the need for donors, so it sounds like the perfect time.

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From a report at WDIO.com
From a report at WDIO.com
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Winter Brings Increased Carbon Monoxide Dangers, Here Are Tips To Stay Safe [VIDEO]

With the recent Northland tragedy involving carbon monoxide related fatalities, it's another perfect time to remember the dangers that this deadly gas presents.

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Duluth Police Department Introduces New FREE Program: Vial Of Life

The Duluth Police Department and Fire Department is proud to introduce a new program for the citizens of Duluth and surrounding area.  It's called the Vial of Life and it's FREE! This program is a nationally recognized and designed to assist first responders such and Police, Fire and EMS give life-saving medical treatment to patients in an emergency situation.  Here's the details so you or someone you know can participate.

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Turkey Cooking Times, Temps And Tips For A Happy Thanksgiving!

It's my biggest fear for Thanksgiving:  Having people over for a dinner that I hand a hand in cooking and then getting calls later on from my guests who are now in the fetal position with food poisoning.  Luckily that has never happened to me, but I make sure I'm careful with food.

From the United States Department Of Agriculture, here are some very handy tips for cooking both fresh and frozen turkeys.  Have a fantastic Thanksgiving!

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According to A Recent Survey, Majority of Parents Said They Would Pull Their Children from a Vaccine Lax-Daycare

Here's a hot topic for you.  According to a recent study by the University of Michigan's CS Mott's Children's Hospital, most parents are on board with vaccinations, and worry about their kids being exposed to children who haven't been vaccinated.

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Nearly 700 Minnesota Soldiers Assist with Ebola Response [VIDEO]

Ebola has been in the news a lot recently, from the devastation in Liberia to the isolated cases in the United States.  While it may seem like a faraway problem, help is coming from a place near to the Northland.

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From a report at WDIO.com
From a report at WDIO.com
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‘Serious and Substantial’ Violations at Duluth Methadone Clinic [VIDEO]

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has once again found violations at the Duluth methadone clinic located on Central Entrance, right next to the radio station.

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The Biggest Threat To Your Children’s Health, and Just Minutes To Prevent It

Kids are bombarded by many things nowadays.So much more information available at a touch of the finger. They spend hours playing video games, watching TV, playing sports, texting, and on the computer. Only a couple of minutes each day can help prevent a lifetime of problems.

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Cathy Kates’ Last Ditch Cure For Tennis Elbow: Horse Liniment [Cue The Jokes]

The doctor says if the elbow hurts on the top, it's tennis elbow.  If it hurts on the bottom, it's golfers elbow.  I haven't done either and my left elbow has been killing me for months.  I can barely lift a coffee cup to my face!  I talked about this during the morning show and a listener face booked me and said she and two others in her office have the same thing and so does my husband!  Could rubbing medication for horses really be our cure?

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