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Research suggests long-term antibiotics are no better than short term.
The training exercise was the first created by HealthPartners and hosted by the Brave New Workshop comedy theater, but it is part of a national movement in response to studies showing that poor communication is worsening everything from doctor burnout to misdiagnosis.
As many as three in 10 Minnesotans have had the condition diagnosed, and many more have it without knowing it.
Clinicians were missing the brief window of time when people often seek help for drinking or drugs
Minnesota lawsuit against national plasma collection firm now seeks compensation for people denied donation opportunities.
State's total cost of care increased in 2018, but clinics vary in how much they charge.
As many as 36% of patients regain weight within five years of their procedure, and as many as 70% suffer complications.
Angel Foundation hopes others imitate test project.
He leaves a legacy as an innovator who helped elevate St. Olaf's concert groups on an international stage.
The findings in the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey are positives for advocates on all sides of the abstinence-vs.-safe sex debate.
Global health summit in Minneapolis predicts a future where patients need new breed of doctors.
Health officials can't clear inhaled forms of legal medical cannabis, but won't halt them.
Teens, young adults test a new non-drug treatment.
Emily Gerwing's family had expected her to return home after the Little Falls high school football game.
The driver who died was not wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol said.
A $20 million award from the National Cancer Institute aims to broaden its role of the Metro-Minnesota Community Oncology Research Consortium.
Health officials worry that parents are ignoring doctor tips.
The Star Legacy Foundation this month announced the Pregnancy Research Project, a partnership with the University of Michigan.
The university has been at the forefront of research on unique first-strike cells in the human immune system.
The finding undercuts some theories linking the outbreak of severe lung injuries to marijuana or nicotine.
Leaders unveil M Health Fairview, a new brand and alliance to expand high-level care and fund more research.
The Regenerative Medicine Minnesota program has issued 162 grants worth $21.7 million to advance the knowledge and use of stem-cell therapies.
Edina middle-schoolers create sports summit to counter growing pressures and inequities facing girls.
Study is among first to link closures of rural hospital to higher mortality rates.
Parents of infants are struggling to find openings, as are families in rural Minnesota, where many veteran providers are closing and their young replacements last only a few years before burning out, child-care advocates said.
Dr. Rose Marie Leslie uses her TikTok account to give people public health messages in a plain-spoken way.
Minnesota officials have recorded 11 cases so far, including six who were hospitalized. Those infected range in age from 2 to 43.
A facial-recognition disorder could have been a hardship for a wedding photographer, but Matthew Brenengen learned to make do: The bride was the woman in…
Minnesota had held the line for several years, but the latest increase closed the gap on the national rate.
Community activists were upset after Mayo announced consolidation of some hospital services about 20 miles away.
Understanding mood and craving patterns could help break the cycle of addiction.
Vaping-associated injury has caused 21-year-old Augsburg University student to be in intensive care and on mechanical ventilation for 11 days.
The death involved an older person with an underlying respiratory illness who had vaped an illicit THC-containing compound.
Hannah T. Neprash, who led the study, hopes her finding will warn doctors that the stresses of hectic days can influence their prescribing judgment.
Interviews with teenagers who suffered vaping-associated injuries are finding marijuana-derived THC in most cases.
The chaotic scene erupted around 10:20 p.m. outside the gate at Snelling Avenue and Midway Parkway as the fair was closing for the year.
The announcement is a departure for the medical center under Dr. Jacob Hutchins, a medical director of the university's acute pain service. He not only encouraged the use of Exparel in "off-label" ways that the FDA hadn't approved, but at one point in a way the federal agency rejected.
Fischbach's campaign announcement aligned with President Trump and chastised Peterson's opposition votes in Congress.
The Health Department has required since 2015 that teens receive meningitis boosters, but gave until fall 2020 before it started monitoring high school health records.
Observers are often mystified by Kari Wagner as she paints, and not because she has cerebral palsy that prevents her from speaking or using her…
The pain decision is significant because it could explode the state's number of cannabis users.
Researchers wanted to find out how vaping affected teens and young adults with asthma.
Monthly fees for primary "concierge" care is growing in Minnesota.
State health authorities are investigating the link between vaping and e-cigarettes and four cases of severe lung disease among teens and young adults that required prolonged hospital treatment.
Minnesota hospitals have moved beyond fun runs and tree plantings to promote health in their communities.
UMD health researchers join prestigious university — without leaving home.
Vaccinations are urged for high-risk people, such as those in homeless shelters and jails.
The technique could greatly increase the number and safety of organ transplants.
In a Minnesota first, a patient received a donor kidney that was infected with now-curable hepatitis C.
Analysis of blood and urine samples has alerted officials in the past to health hazards such as mercury and lead.
While numerous studies have examined racial disparities in health care, and physician burnout, few had established a link between the two.
Cutting kidney failure starts with screenings; could save lives and billions of dollars in care.
HealthEast's three East Metro hospitals adopted a zero-tolerance policy last year requiring them to use "evacuation" systems in OR procedures.
More than 70% of respondents say state's medical program lessens their symptoms.
Fairview Health and University of Minnesota partnership will offer basic medical care starting in November.
Minnesota, which found itself at the center of a national mystery last year, has reported no cases so far in 2019.
Officials say investigations are focusing on human sources of contamination.
Deaths related to prescription and illicit opioid drugs dropped sharply in Minnesota last year, according to preliminary state figures, giving health officials hope that a two decadelong epidemic has peaked.
U study links spike in use of pain and seizure meds to doctor payouts.
Launched in June, the Center for Women's Health seeks to copy Mayo's Executive Health Program.
But more nonresidents travel to the state to get the procedure.
Some in Albert Lea feel sting of losing services to Austin; Mayo sees pluses all around.
Modest sums help small businesses afford healthier practices, but do they make employees healthier?
Variations in prescribing rates by county or medical specialty underscore the problem. In one Minnesota county, doctors issued 27.4 opioid prescriptions per 100 residents. In another, the rate was 98.6.
Fundraising in memory of "Nat" Hawley could expand research of rare cancer that took her life.
HealthEast, Fairview Health and Methodist Hospital negotiators reach tentative agreements.
The University of Minnesota and Children's Minnesota pursued an agreement last year to combine their competing hospitals into a "new, independent pediatric care system." Management disagreements scuttled the discussions.
Despite likely approval, talks will go on. Health insurance is key issue.
Children's group is first to vote as talks continue at other metro hospitals.
More than sleep or fitness, we turned to Google for help setting boundaries.
Anticipating further debate over legalization, doctors want to be informed on benefits and risks.
RNs at 14 hospitals have not authorized a strike, but some go picketing.
Researchers in the states found men in rural areas particularly vulnerable.
An uptick in assault injuries at the Anoka facility coincide with loss of police security presence on site.
Minneapolis VA is testing a device that rouses users from disruptive dreams.