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Young invincibles slow to enroll in MNsure

Insurers priced premiums on hopes of a healthier customer base.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 07:54 AM

Dec. 19: New MNsure chief pledges to fix problems

Scott Leitz says he will do “everything in his power” to fix problems with Minnesota's insurance exchange.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 03:39 AM

Applicants stuck in MNsure's gears

As deadline nears for coverage, applicants are getting nervous.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 09:53 AM

Autism hits Somali kids harder, says UM research report

Autism might not be any more prevalent among Somali children in Minneapolis than it is among white children in the city, but the severity of the developmental disorder appears harsher in this minority group. The study is the largest ever in the U.S. of autism prevalence among Somali immigrants.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 10:04 PM

Minnesota's health care spending brakes sharply

Between 2010 and 2011, it grew a comparatively slight 2 percent.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 09:36 PM

E-cigs: U researchers to study if they do more harm than good

One of the great unanswered questions for smokers who are trying to quit — and for the advocacy groups that are trying to help them — is whether electronic cigarettes are friends or foes.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 10:18 PM

Brain bypass helps North Dakota teen injured by shotgun blast

Dr. Eric Nussbaum, a neurosurgeon at United Hospital in St. Paul, applied a common procedure to an uncommon wound after a 14-year-old Kaelan Macdonald was injured in a hunting accident that sent a stray pellet zipping between his left eye and eye socket to lodge inside an artery in his brain.

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 07:38 PM

Minneapolis residents sue General Mills over pollutant in soil

Minneapolis residents filed two class action suits over pollutant in soil. Associates of Erin Brockovich plan a community meeting.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 12:42 PM

U faculty calls for review of controversial drug study

A young man committed suicide in 2004 while participating in the study

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 07:10 PM

MNsure applications double as state works to fix glitches

More than 71,000 have applied for health insurance, but problems persist.

Updated: December 05, 2013, - 05:40 AM

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