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Research is finding that the flu vaccine fades as weeks go by.
Two studies suggest it is possible to reduce the pain and anxiety of children's shots, and keep doctors and nurses on schedule.
Tight labor market adds incentives for businesses as addiction spreads to ordinary workplaces.
Mayo conference weighs ethical responsibilities of individualizing medicine.
A classically harsh August for weed allergies has given way, so far, to a milder September. But — sniff, sniff — allergy season might not…
Investigation finds that Fairview Southdale violated privacy rights.
Telemonitoring blood pressure was helpful, but results were temporary.
A University of Minnesota doctor is recommending reforms to medical education to address the problem of misdiagnosis — arguing that the existing apprenticeship approach isn’t…
Crowdsourcing is changing disease surveillance, with phone-linked thermometers being the latest innovation.
A new study doesn't address whether there are more cases or just more diagnoses.
As doctors reflected on the anniversary of one of the U's signature achievements, they expressed equal excitement about the progress ahead.
Three die-hard families share their favorite attractions and some of the secrets behind their fair-day fun.
Surgeries reduced vascular problems that lead to blindness, amputations.
He leaves a legacy as a man who had the instinct for the right choices and the right words.
Medical ethicists said it is a cautionary tale, revealing breakdowns in doctor-patient relationships that can compel patients to leave even before they are stable.
HabitAware received $300,000 federal grant to test non-pharmaceutical approach.
Coon Rapids police have investigated a video of a local teenage girl passing a marijuana pipe to a grade-school-aged relative to smoke.
Video shows deputy throwing rope to the women, who were entangled in weeds.
A dispute between Children's Minnesota and doctors caring for its fragile premature newborns has spawned a lawsuit and a professional divorce that could undermine neonatal intensive care in the Twin Cities.
Expectations driven by social media are affecting patients with eating disorders such as anorexia as well.
Animal and human tests are needed, but Minnesota engineers have addressed a key hurdle in using stem cells.
Minnesota has lagged the nation in smoke-free mental health facilities.
University of Minnesota raises alarm and cites study: 85% of patient transfers are affected.
The concept is based on the University of Minnesota's Citizen Health Care model.
Mice, too, delay deciding, then can't shift gears even when better options emerge, University of Minnesota scientists report for first time.
Pelican Rapids pharmacist lost her daughter four years ago to an E. coli infection, then died from prolonged complications herself.
The prevalence of veterans with lung, prostate and bladder cancers makes it likely that the hospital will pursue studies in those areas, a VA doctor said.
In a study published late last month, the doctors found they could predict within 10 percentage points a person's one-year death risk.
While little known, the federal rule has been commonly used in the Twin Cities.
Minnesota is suing Purdue Pharma in hopes of recouping money spent by Minnesota taxpayers in paying for opioid painkillers for unproven and harmful purposes.
The effort comes amid some safety advances.
At Methodist Hospital, harmonica therapy helps patients with breathing disorders.
Economic reasons continue to be a motivating factor in the elective termination of pregnancies, new state data shows.
HealthPartners helped develop tool to assess risk of self-harm.
A superteam of seven pediatric hospitals with advanced genetic and genomic testing capabilities is reporting progress in their efforts to improve the diagnosis of rare…
The two sides agree to share and develop more medical resources in their new deal.
Preemies born with a common but dangerous heart defect are gaining better chances at survival and good health.
Threat of penalties, concern for patients prompt changes in care.
Many parents already know the screen time warnings from the American Academy of Pediatrics, or if they don't, they know the general formula — too…
But historic lows are masking a problem with violence, the study finds.
Calls to the national suicide prevention hotline will be routed after June to counselors in other states.
A researcher at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center is studying driving habits, computer usage and medication routines.
A third case involves a woman who is fighting for her life in a Minneapolis hospital.
Nurse who suffered a heart attack last summer gave first demonstration.
The cancer pain drug was broadly marketed for other purposes and at higher doses than recommended, and the company targeted doctors susceptible to influence, the lawsuit alleges.
Such a run of four days hasn't occurred in the Twin Cities since the hot summer of 2012 and could be a sign of more to come.
War can cause a collision of spiritual beliefs with military duties.
Minnesota doctors say a new study in JAMA Cardiology will help them apply 2017 guidelines and advise patients.
The move gives the new St. Paul-based group stronger financial backing and regional political influence, but also the challenge of working in two conservative states.
Fierce reactions follow the decision to back out of a grant-funded fellowship to expand the practice and training of reproductive health and abortion services.
At three HealthEast east metro ERs over three years, patients who were given Toradol anti-inflammatory drugs generally had better results.
Synthetic drug linked to increase in opioid deaths.
Mother of young Minneapolis man who died because he couldn't afford insulin leads fight.
She urged that dentists, too, watch their prescriptions of painkillers.
Officials continue to warn consumers to avoid romaine lettuce grown near Yuma, Ariz.
University of Minnesota researcher found crowdfunding promises repeat unproven stem cell claims.
Accelerated resolution therapy is growing in Minnesota, though it remains controversial and based on limited clinical research.
Minnesota ranked 42nd among states for its disparity, according to new rankings.
Now that summer is almost here, public health officials urge people to plan ahead to limit threats from ticks and mosquitoes.
Since the Legislature enacted state licensing standards for advanced practice registered nurses in 2014, the number of licensed NPs has increased by more than a third.
The results should give people confidence in the safety of donation, Dr. Srinath Chinnakotla said.
State research shows a decline in Minnesotans receiving opioids, but an increase in the amount prescribed per patient.
State health officials hope that aggressive testing and treatment efforts will eventually result in a sustained decline in sexually transmitted diseases.
Suit claims Illinois medical staff could have done more to prevent later overdose.
The findings this week by two influential health care providers in Minnesota offer further evidence of the overprescribing over the past two decades.
Three studies published in the past six months show incremental success.
Led by the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, the consortium is a rare, high-profile partnership between two competing medical research giants.
A transplant at the University of Minnesota offered hope, but Jonathan Pitre died after a series of complications.
A team at the University of Minnesota is recruiting 450 low-wage workers in Minneapolis to monitor their health — and hopefully see progress — as their wages increase over the next five years.
Hospital system relied on backup equipment and rehearsed emergency procedures to maintain patient care.
Study is first to connect "wealth shock," death rate.
More than 32,000 have volunteered while applying online for hunting and fishing licenses.
Misconceptions and cost savings still drive some providers to reuse.
Orthopedic surgery residents take patient care up a few octaves.
Abby Stahowiak wants legislation to compel the Minnesota Department of Health and physicians to take CMV more seriously.
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