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Health beat: Fed-up doctors prepare to fight insurer restrictions

Want to see a doctor perspire? Bring up prior authorization at your next visit.Little frustrates doctors as much as these...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 11:17 PM

Harsher flu season claims life of fourth Minnesota child

That's two more than all last season. Clinics around Minnesota also are finding a higher rate of patients with symptoms.

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 08:38 PM

Norovirus illnesses traced to Chuck E. Cheese in Woodbury

At least 30 fell ill after a visit to Woodbury restaurant, which was cleaned and reopened.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 07:00 PM

Bloomington impotency clinic closed

Male patients frustrated by the closure of a clinic that sold them injectable alternatives to overcoming erectile dysfunction.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 04:06 PM

Minnesotans brace for coldest week of the winter

Forecasts suggest 72 to 96 hours of subzero lows this week, but not necessarily school closures.

Updated: January 04, 2015, - 07:03 AM

Police seek driver in I-35E hit-and-run that killed Maple Grove woman

Investigators were trying Saturday to solve the hit-and-run death of a Maple Grove woman who might have been crawling on...

Updated: January 03, 2015, - 11:25 PM

Health beat: Push across Minnesota to limit early births is working

Change can be glacial in health care, but that hasn’t been the case with Minnesota’s campaign to reduce early elective...

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 05:10 PM

12 Minnesota hospitals face penalties for infection rates, bedsores

Medicare performance data cite high infection rates, bedsores and other preventable problems.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 11:37 PM

Flu spikes in Minn. schools; hospitals see more cases

The second week of December was a nasty one for seasonal influenza, with 203 schools reporting outbreaks of flu-like illness and 60 people hospitalized, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 12:28 AM

Health beat: Addict meds come with a lifetime burden

Imagine taking daily medications prescribed by your doctor — and enduring nausea, chills and the worst flu symptoms ever if...

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 11:59 PM

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