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Health beat: Olympic biathletes learn to master their breathing

Target shooting after skiing is like sprinting up 10 flights of stairs, then ­threading a needle.That’s how NBC’s website describes...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 05:14 PM

New name for campus medical facilities, U of M Health, says it all

Identity change reflects a partnership between doctors and hospitals on campus to streamline patient care.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Sports fuel orthopedics boom, provide Mayo entry downtown

The explosive growth of Twin Cities clinics specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine has seen some $66 million in capital projects in the state related to the industry between 2008 and 2012.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 03:18 PM

Does MNsure rescue uninsured? Nobody knows the answer

Four months after MNsure launched, with more than 90,000 Minnesotans having used it to buy insurance, officials still don’t know how many of those people were previously uninsured and how many simply used it to upgrade their coverage.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 05:47 AM

Lung cancer screening's slow start

Business has been slow for Allina Health’s lung cancer screening program, despite a new federal recommendation that many chronic smokers...

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 04:23 PM

Health beat: Fed-up doctor is Bachmann's guest for State of the Union

In some ways, Dr. Julie Anderson was four years late to the prom: She attended Tuesday night’s State of the...

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 05:21 PM

Medical mistakes down -- and up, Minnesota hospitals report

State data show notable gain in 10-year effort to reduce non-fatal errors but an offsetting bump in those that proved fatal.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 09:53 AM

Cancer rates are normal in polluted Como area, state says

Soil contaminated years ago by General Mills had raised worries of additional health risks.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 09:50 PM

More Minn. teens playing it safe (or fibbing about drinking, smoking)

Either today’s teens are taking fewer illicit risks, or they’re getting better at fibbing about it.Results of the 2013 Minnesota...

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 06:13 AM

Use of tanning beds by teen girls worries Minn. health officials

A significant number of white teenage girls in Minnesota are using tanning beds in pursuit of that bronze glow, despite the risk of contracting “a terrible cancer,” state health officials said.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 08:46 AM

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