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24-hour device offers better blood pressure test, Twin Cities doctors say

Twin Cities doctors say the cuffs at the clinic may misdiagnose thousands. They are touting a 24-hour monitor.

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 10:44 PM

Minnesota praised for end-of-life care for cancer patients

Minnesota hospitals are more likely to provide timely hospice, withhold futile care for dying patients, Dartmouth analysis finds.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 10:15 PM

Obituary: Joan Murphy Pride, advertising executive

Joan Murphy Pride, an advertising executive whose clients included Dayton’s, General Mills, Pillsbury and 3M, was a risk-taker who knew...

Updated: September 03, 2013, - 08:36 PM

Health beat: Online doctor visits given away at fair fill a need

Doctor visits are being given away at this year’s State Fair as freely as backpacks and yardsticks. Not on a...

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:40 PM

Aug. 27: Thyroid cancer likely being overdiagnosed, Mayo finds

New approach for small thyroid lesions could shield patients from unnecessary risks and costs of cancer treatment.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 10:41 PM

Employers weigh paying workers for good health

Some employees object to carrot-and-stick approach on insurance rates, saying it’s based on factors out of their control.

Updated: August 25, 2013, - 12:29 PM

Health beat: Preventing outbursts key in dementia care

It’s unclear whether staff at the Park Health and Rehab nursing home could have prevented 76-year-old Zheng Diao from becoming...

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 11:18 PM

Obituary: Arthur Aufderheide pioneered health studies of ancient civilizations

Dr. Arthur Aufderheide, a Duluth pathologist who pioneered the study of diseases in ancient civilizations, died Aug. 9 at Solvay...

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 09:59 PM

Decline in child obesity linked to motivation and means

Across Minnesota, low-income children are eating better and losing weight..The numbers in the state declined from 13.4 percent in 2008 to 12.6 percent in 2011, according to a much-anticipated report.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Minnesota patients reveal the best and worst clinics

About three-fourths of those responding gave Minnesota clinics excellent ratings in a 2012 survey.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 09:45 AM

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