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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

Number of uninsured Minnesota children drops 16,000 in two years

While Minnesota is known for its low uninsured rate in adults — it’s typically among the five lowest in the nation — it still ranks 22nd in the country for the rate of uninsured children.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 07:31 AM

Minnesota hospitals train to prevent, react to violence

As they face more threats from patients and their families, health care workers get training to prepare for new risks.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 06:22 AM

Minnesota to resume umbilical cord blood donations

The University of Minnesota is finalizing a deal to allow new mothers to donate umbilical cord blood for transplants and stem cell research.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 10:08 AM

Como residents voice anxieties over toxic soil vapors

The anxiety of living in a neighborhood where a toxic chemical lurks underground showed Tuesday, as current and former residents of the Como neighborhood in southeast Minneapolis reacted to the rediscovery of trichloroethylene, or TCE, in their soil.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:59 PM

State officials explain plans to test for harmful vapors

Residents voice anxieties at SE Minneapolis meeting on TCE pollution.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 04:37 PM

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