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U remembers Dr. John Kersey's pioneering legacy

The late Dr. John Kersey of the U was remembered for the successful bone marrow transplant that was his legacy.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 09:37 PM

A new prescription: Eat your veggies

One of Minnesota’s largest health care providers is going to a new extreme in its struggle to combat the epidemic of childhood obesity. It has started writing prescriptions for vegetables.

Updated: May 12, 2014, - 09:32 AM

Fear of parents finding out hampers testing, treatment of STD

Chlamydia rates have risen sharply, partly because sexually active teens won’t get tested for fear their parents will find out.

Updated: May 05, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Health beat: Offhand 'surgery' costs $352, annoys patient

Be careful what you wish for — or at least agree to — when you’re at the doctor’s office.That’s the...

Updated: May 04, 2014, - 07:30 AM

Minnesota's new HIV cases fell in 2013

Overall cases and deaths fell in Minnesota, but the number of new cases among women rose.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Three fatal crashes reported Saturday on Minnesota roads

Three fatal motor vehicle accidents were reported by the Minnesota State Patrol Saturday, including a rollover accident in Pine County...

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 11:40 PM

Patients' electronic records lead to more sharing, fewer hospital tests

Allina study of electronic record-sharing shows that patients avoid unnecessary tests, procedures.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Sexually transmitted diseases rose 10% in Minnesota last year

Health professionals worry that the risks are being ignored, doctors slow to promote testing.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Farmington child-care provider gets 30 days in infant sleep death

Farmington woman violated safe sleep practices, then initially tried to cover up her mistake.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 10:46 PM

Lassa virus was unwanted passenger on N.Y.-Mpls. flight

Passenger questions whether man carrying the Lassa virus should have been held off Delta flight to the Twin Cities.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 11:07 PM

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