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Minnesota's health care spending brakes sharply

Between 2010 and 2011, it grew a comparatively slight 2 percent.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 09:36 PM

E-cigs: U researchers to study if they do more harm than good

One of the great unanswered questions for smokers who are trying to quit — and for the advocacy groups that are trying to help them — is whether electronic cigarettes are friends or foes.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 10:18 PM

Brain bypass helps North Dakota teen injured by shotgun blast

Dr. Eric Nussbaum, a neurosurgeon at United Hospital in St. Paul, applied a common procedure to an uncommon wound after a 14-year-old Kaelan Macdonald was injured in a hunting accident that sent a stray pellet zipping between his left eye and eye socket to lodge inside an artery in his brain.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 07:38 PM

Minneapolis residents sue General Mills over pollutant in soil

Minneapolis residents filed two class action suits over pollutant in soil. Associates of Erin Brockovich plan a community meeting.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 12:42 PM

U faculty calls for review of controversial drug study

A young man committed suicide in 2004 while participating in the study

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 07:10 PM

MNsure applications double as state works to fix glitches

More than 71,000 have applied for health insurance, but problems persist.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 05:40 AM

Eagan day-care provider pleads guilty to manslaughter in baby's death

Eagan woman pleads to felony manslaughter; 3-month-old baby suffocated while sleeping at her overcrowded home in August 2011.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 06:06 AM

After chemo, it's not time to take it easy; aerobics and a 5K?

A new therapy called cancer rehabilitation, adopted by Allina Health and a handful of other Minnesota medical providers, is designed to help people overcome the mental and physical aftereffects of cancer and its harsh treatments.

Updated: December 02, 2013, - 05:24 PM

MNsure will get a discount double-check

State and county officials are reviewing 30,000 to 40,000 applications to determine if people were incorrectly denied premium subsidies or coverage on public programs.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 07:51 PM

Health beat: Weighing impact of Obama's broken promise

President Obama’s “you-can-keep-your-plan” promise has undermined public confidence in Obamacare, polls show, because it turned out to be a promise...

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 02:46 PM

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