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Leaders seek to address the lack of prevention programs and other services for mental health.
Mayo Clinic researchers say that may deter adults from testing and treatment.
The hospital system identified new ways to make testing, diagnosis and treatment faster.
With its adverse event report, the Minnesota Department of Health seeks to motivate improvements through information-sharing and publicity.
Up to 150 people took shelter at the Owatonna armory as winds gusted to 50 mph, closing interstates in southern Minnesota. Snow emergencies were declared in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Minnesota is a center in an urgent and growing national effort to study exercise and whether it can inhibit dementia.
The effort identifies those stuck in the system — most uninsured and homeless — and connects them with clinical care and housing options.
Boynton Health researchers studied grades after noting a sharp increase in marijuana use at the university.
Alliance between Hennepin and North Memorial could take many possible forms.
GammaTile Therapy was federally approved last year and is marketed as a more focused form of radiation that could reduce damage to healthy tissue and resulting side effects.
Serving as the Twin Cities' safety-net hospital system comes at a financial cost.
Mayo looks far and wide for clues into the affliction.
A report released Wednesday reveals Minnesota to be a paradox in rural obstetric care.
Male death rates from prostate and testicular cancers have been halved since 1995 because of medical advances. But the treatments take a toll, said Dr. Charles Ryan, a U prostate cancer specialist. Reducing testosterone alone can affect men's mood, strength and energy.
Report card for state also shows gap among clinics.
Outbreaks are not as bad as last year, but health officials fear more coming.
An Edina cardiologist is building her case for food as medicine to combat high cholesterol and heart disease. Dr. Elizabeth Klodas presented data at a…
Boosted by a $5.4 million gift, they will suggest ways U.S. can avoid shortages.
Uneven performance by Minnesota hospitals and clinics in a national experiment on accountability in health care shows that the state has a long way to go.
A judge and a state board found that he should be held accountable even though he's no longer practicing.
A large statewide survey by ClearWay Minnesota also showed a rise in e-cigarette use among young adults.
New national research, led by Dr. Karen Margolis of the HealthPartners Institute in Bloomington, defied conventional medical wisdom.
Breadth of 2010 health care law means many will be affected if it's struck down in the courts.
The YouSurance storefront will open Monday, Jan. 14, in the U.S. Bank Building, selling policies that will vary in cost by individual genetic profiles.
Minnesota's rate of opioid-related overdose deaths might be lower than the national average, but the state is seeing similar trends in synthetic drugs causing more deaths.
Fewer patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes are staying at optimal levels of health, according to the Minnesota Community Measurement annual report.
Decision by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency upset opponents of the facility, who had hoped for a stringent environmental review of the land and the proposal's impact.
Health Dept. report comes with plea for prevention.
Minneapolis-based firm predicts likely shortages, which can drive up prices.
Kanani Ali hopes her recovery from acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, will inspire other afflicted kids.
Telemedicine isn't just a one-way street from the cities to the sticks.
More Minnesotans are connecting with their doctors electronically.
The Minnesota Department of Health is adding the degenerative neurological disorder to its cannabis program, which includes cancer pain, epileptic seizures, PTSD and autism. Research is limited, but findings suggest that cannabis inhibits the formation of proteins linked to memory loss and dementia.
Health system is cutting out the middleman with direct-to-employer access to therapists.
Minnesota board tells retired OB-GYN to undergo training after spreading cancerous tissue.
Clinics worked to control costs, but wide variations in prices were found.
It suggests that health officials may need to rethink the state's diabetes support programs, which tend to target people 45 or older.
Fueled by the lack of research, Peter Grahn turned his life's focus toward rehabilitative medicine.
Leaders of the proposed Minnesota College of Osteopathic Medicine in Gaylord, Minn., have taken key steps this year to advance the project.
The national trial, co-led by a Minneapolis researcher, found no difference in recovery from stomach flu if patients took probiotic supplements.
Critics fear a potent new painkiller he worked to get OK'd will worsen epidemic.
Winona Health will be able to assess patients for any of 430 conditions.
"I really want to help students," donor says.
Media coverage of celebrities such as Tiger Woods has suggested a rising problem of sexually compulsive behavior. A new study explored how common it really is.
$7 million study at U of M concluded that training parents helped some kids.
Minneapolis researchers' unconventional theory is that hastily arranged vaccines contributed to some veterans' mysterious and chronic illnesses
Ease of access to spray cans and glue tubes makes huffing a difficult addiction to cure, drug therapists say.
Local hospitals with fewer neonatal resources face same struggle as urban ones, university finds.
University of Minnesota study of Southeast Asians could explain rising rates of obesity and related diseases.
As Minnesota's suicide rate climbs, employers urged to play a bigger role.
Dworkin died at age 65 on Oct. 13 from complications of alcoholism.
Progress is coming as the leading culprit for childhood lead exposure — old houses coated with chipping or peeling lead-based paint — is diminishing.
Forum proposes a "to-do list" to improve awareness, diagnosis and treatment of the mysterious, polio-like condition.
The CDC has reported 155 suspected cases in the nation so far this year, but it hasn't isolated the viral, genetic or environmental causes.
"The ability to grow human cells in the pig that don't have the rejection issues? This is a first-of-its-kind initiative," said Tammy Lee, Recombinetics' chief executive.
The lawsuit accuses manufacturers of price-gouging patients who have diabetes.
Lab tests are helping authorities rule out suspected causes of acute flaccid myelitis.
The app syncs with virtual reality (VR) goggles, providing children interactive simulations of MRI scans before they go through the real ones.
Scientific Testing Partners, in the second floor of the U.S. Bank building, illustrates the rapid expanse in genetic know-how, and in its collection of data for varied uses.
All cases have been reported in the last two weeks. Officials are alerting doctors and urging parents to take common anti-virus precautions.
The mentorship program supports minority and low-income children — at every step — as they pursue medical careers.
Minnesota's Allina and Mayo hospital systems were tested in Yale researchers' study.
Plaintiffs now mediating settlement with Allina.
Eight-year agreement will rebrand medical group as M Health Fairview.
Risk-benefit calculation changes for some, not all.
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.