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Minnesota preemie births show a sudden increase

The rate of preterm births ticked upward even though Minnesota has successfully cut the number of pregnant women who smoke, the number of teens who have babies, and the number of doctors who induce labor too soon.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 06:27 PM

MNsure: More health choices for southeastern Minnesota

State officials announced Wednesday that they have coaxed Medica into selling health plans on the MNsure exchange to individuals and small businesses in Olmsted and Dodge counties for 2014, in an effort to offer more competition in a part of the state where premiums are high.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Trick or treat tip: Don't bite the glow sticks

Calls to Poison Control surge around Halloween, when young children ingest the liquid inside glow sticks or get it in...

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 10:23 PM

Pediatric docs: Don’t rush comeback after concussion

The American Academy of Pediatrics offered new guidance called “Returning to Learning” in an effort to keep concussed kids from being rushed back to class in ways that could prolong their brain injuries and cause their grades to plummet.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 12:36 PM

Allina notifies 3,807 patients of privacy breach

A medical assistant viewed medical records without authorization

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 04:57 PM

Obituary: Keith Gunderson had 'appreciation for the absurd'

Keith Gunderson’s exploration of humanity ranged from a philosophical text on artificial intelligence to a poem on mischievous boys winning...

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:42 PM

At Twin Cities hospitals, doing more with less blood

Twin Cities area hospitals have cut their use of donated blood by thousands of units over the last five years, abandoning long-held but thinly researched criteria about which patients need transfusions.

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 05:55 AM

More efficient use of donated blood could help growing future need

Doctors are learning to do more with fewer blood transfusions, but worry demand could still outstrip future supplies.

Updated: October 20, 2013, - 07:09 PM

MNsure: 3,700 Minnesotans enrolled in health exchange plans

Some 12,011 people have created accounts on MNsure, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, which launched Oct. 1, but only 5,569 have completed applications on the site and only 3,769 have actually enrolled in health plans, state officials reported Wednesday.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 01:13 PM

MnSURE enrollment figures solid so far

MnSURE official April Todd Malmlov says group is pleased with enrollment so far.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 01:11 PM

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