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Study finds pertussis vaccine OK for pregnant women

HealthPartners study could influence the battle against rising whooping cough cases.

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 08:47 PM

1 in 8 Minnesota high school students smoke e-cigarettes

Despite a historic drop in cigarette use among Minnesota teens since 2011, state health officials expressed concern Monday that many young people are turning to e-cigarette products.

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 09:00 AM

Fairmont hospital struggles after Mayo takeover

As state’s large rural providers rush to buy up clinics, residents worry they’re losing local care.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 10:21 PM

Behind Maplewood incident, a rising trend of hospital violence

A record 46 workers’ compensation claims have been filed by nurses who were assaulted or intentionally injured in hospitals.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Minn. monitoring 48 travelers for Ebola after return from W. Africa

They have low risk of Ebola exposure and no symptoms.

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 08:53 PM

Allina study finds alternative therapies ease cancer pain

Therapies such as acupuncture and medical massage reduced self-reported pain levels by 47 percent and cut anxiety levels by 56 percent for cancer patients at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Updated: November 03, 2014, - 11:12 PM

Health beat: Daily text support spurs on exercise

Can motivational text messages inspire people to exercise?No, don’t LOL.A group of Latino adults almost quadrupled their exercise levels after...

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 05:04 PM

Minn. announces 21-day confinement for those who treat Ebola patients

Medical personnel who treated Ebola patients in west Africa will be confined to their homes for 21 days when they return to Minnesota, state health officials announced Monday, as authorities across the nation continued to grapple with appropriate safeguards against the deadly virus.

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 09:36 AM

Minnesota Poll: Politics shape Ebola fears

As government response to virus becomes a political battle, Gov. Dayton reviews state’s monitoring plans.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 09:29 AM

Four Ebola hospitals selected in Minnesota

New strategy aims to treat patients at facilities that have special capabilities.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 09:42 PM

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