A governor's task force says it's time to let nurse practicioners work independently -- in part, because of a coming shortage of primary care physicians. The proposal would need legislative approval
Updated: December 13, 2012, - 09:36 PM
As a physician, Dr. Michael Joyner isn't involved in the budget talks in Washington.
Updated: December 13, 2012, - 06:33 PM
Likelihood of having elective surgeries can vary greatly by location, study finds.
Updated: December 12, 2012, - 09:46 PM
St. Paul hospital replaces "depressing" psychiatric center.
Updated: December 07, 2012, - 08:01 PM
Abbott Northwestern error causes breast-feeding mixup involving two newborns.The hospital investigating.
Updated: December 06, 2012, - 11:47 PM
Lawsuit alleges doctors billed for elective procedures.
Updated: November 29, 2012, - 07:45 PM
When Dr. Steven Mulder first heard about the statewide project -- to prevent patients from falling in Minnesota hospitals -- he was skeptical.
Updated: November 29, 2012, - 05:53 PM
For Sara and Nick Windschitl, the birth of premature twins was the start of a remarkable journey. Bryn weighed just 1 pound, 4 ounces. Nora weighed 2 pounds.
Updated: November 22, 2012, - 11:55 AM
Sarah Hackbarth, a 24-year-old newlywed from Shakopee, is one of hundreds -- if not thousands -- of people trapped in the gray zone of the national meningitis outbreak.
Updated: November 19, 2012, - 09:36 AM