Health care powerhouses will form a new research institute to study data on 110 million patients. in search of best treatments. Project could be the 'Bell Labs' of health care
Updated: January 16, 2013, - 10:34 AM
The flu shot, it might be said, is the black sheep of the vaccine family. In good years, people ignore it because they think the flu is no big deal. In bad years -- like this one -- they complain that it doesn't work well enough.
Updated: January 13, 2013, - 07:35 AM
Health officials stressed that the outbreak is taking a far greater toll on older people than younger ones.
Updated: January 11, 2013, - 12:16 PM
One Health Department official said Wednesday that more than 900 people have been hospitalized so far this season.
Updated: January 10, 2013, - 08:22 AM
So far, the tightest restrictions are popping up in southern Minnesota, which has been among the hardest-hit areas this flu season. In the Twin Cities, most hospitals have not yet tightened visiting rules.
Updated: January 07, 2013, - 09:37 PM
Hospital wanted damaging notes destroyed, ex-worker says.
Updated: January 06, 2013, - 10:34 PM
The healthy 17-year-old also developed a staph infection after falling ill on Christmas Eve.
Updated: January 02, 2013, - 09:55 PM
As a freshly minted professor, Jochen Schulte-Sasse decided to leave his native Germany to try "something adventurous."
Updated: December 31, 2012, - 07:16 PM
The flu season is off to an early start, and one state health official urged people to get their shots. "There's no reason to wait," she said.
Updated: December 28, 2012, - 06:32 AM