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Health beat: Before #TheDress there was #TheCoat

When Dr. Erik van Kuijk traveled to London, the University of Minnesota ophthalmologist called a clothier and ordered a sports...

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 06:58 PM

Outside review after 2004 suicide faults U on research ethics

Safeguards for human subjects are inadequate, according to a review that spun off from the 2004 suicide of Dan Markingson.

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 11:56 PM

Health beat: Minnesota deaths tied to birth process stump experts

After 11 years of recording and publicly acknowledging preventable mistakes, Minnesota hospitals have developed a rhythm to their annual report...

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 08:03 PM

Minnesota hospitals report errors in hopes of learning from them

By studying missteps such as lost objects, hospitals aim to reduce deadly mistakes revealed Thursday in the Minnesota hospital “adverse event” report.

Updated: February 26, 2015, - 09:57 AM

Iron Range air quality study triggers spat among scientists

Advisers to the study criticized sampling research borne out of the rate of Iron Range miners dying from mesothelioma.

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 09:46 PM

With rural Minn. doctors in short supply, lawmakers weigh more incentives

The shortage, combined with the success of Minnesota’s current loan forgiveness program, is creating momentum at the Legislature for a plan to nearly triple funding.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 11:52 PM

Health beat: Parenting style has role in kids' cavities

Parents, which of these describes you?A) Brush your teeth or else!B) Hey kiddo, brush your teeth in five minutes or...

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 11:17 PM

Minnesota doctors seek to cut insurer red tape over prescriptions

Legislation pushed to help physicians avoid “prior authorization” difficulties.

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 08:14 PM

Auditor says MNsure failures in first year outweigh achievements

An audit into the health exchange's troubled launch concludes staff withheld information from the MNsure board before the flawed website was launched.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 10:46 PM

Audit into troubled launch lacks input from former MNsure chief

An exhaustive state legislative audit on the start-up problems with Minnesota’s health insurance exchange lacked contributions from a key source...

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 10:05 PM

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