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The LifeSource organ procurement agency for Minnesota and the Dakotas joins groups in Boston and Las Vegas for the next round of test flights.
Clinic report card shows progress on depression and asthma care, but a below average grade on managing bone health in elderly women.
Health system caught between community pressures to curb hospital cuts, financial pressure to speed them up.
On Monday night, the quarantined Americans on the flight from Wuhan got the news that everybody feared — one of them was infected with the coronavirus.
Caregivers voted to conduct a seven-day strike, beginning Feb. 19, if their demands regarding health care benefits aren't met.
New CEO Jennifer DeCubellis is praised for her passion and skill in crafting human services solutions.
Online CBT has been proposed as a solution for years to shortages of therapists or to other barriers that make it hard for patients.
Disciplinary action follows physician's settlement of a federal lawsuit.
It is part of national effort to screen for coronavirus.
The University of Minnesota has postponed its China travel, but some other students remain abroad amid restrictions.
Federal health officials announced the heightened airport screening on Tuesday along with new recommendations against nonessential travel to China, where the rapidly spreading virus has been confirmed in more than 4,500 infections and 100 deaths.
Results of student survey a "wake-up call" for Minnesota public health professionals.
Tests by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that two Minnesotans who became sick after recent travels to Wuhan, China,…
State and national health officials on Friday announced steps to confront the global spread of a novel coronavirus that emerged in China last month, following the discovery of a second confirmed U.S. infection in Illinois and 63 suspected cases — including two in Minnesota.
Concert, speaker series seek to raise awareness.
Pediatric influenza-related death reflects the continued spread of flu viruses across the state.
Clinics market claims directly to consumers, without solid evidence.
In a new Mayo Clinic study, certified nurse midwives provided round-the-clock staffing and coordinated with obstetricians on prenatal care and deliveries.
Math and clerical errors were found in grant reviewing process, as well as a potential conflict of interest.
David Magnuson was a longtime city attorney who combined shrewd legal judgment with encyclopedic historical knowledge to guide the city of Stillwater from its riverfront…
Examining the DNA of four siblings who suffered cardiac deaths while playing or exercising, researchers found a duplication of specific genetic material.
Study : Babies born to users are at higher risk for social, emotional problems.
Screenings plus innovative therapies have helped push cancer death rates to historic lows.
State's first infant death from whooping cough in the past six years has prompted state health officials to warn the public about the bacterial infection and the need to protect newborns through maternal vaccination.
Lawsuit coincides with Health Department report recommending additional precautions at the Miracle of Birth exhibit.
New opioid prescriptions have declined 33% since 2016 for Minnesotans who receive health benefits from the state's programs for the poor and disabled.
The pooch is part of a wave of support animals for individuals and medical facilities.
Minneapolis VA will study how veterans are affected by trauma-focused therapy.
It could pave the way for faster, better cardiac care with doctors working from miles away.
Unusual early emergence of B strain may be hitting state's children harder.
Dozens hospitalized across the state; basketball game postponed in Buffalo.
U of M Medical Center program is one of few in U.S. providing inpatient treatment for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Hospital partners with LifeSprk to help screen, guide patients.
B strains typically spread faster among children, but symptoms are similar.
Tina Smith is a co-author of a bill that would award grants to rural communities that come up with new ways to support expecting mothers and improve birth outcomes.
Parent organization Fairview Health is responding to a budget deficit and larger doubts about long-term care hospitals.
Clinic cites difficulties with attracting patients and doctors to Springfield's medical center.
As rural hospitals close, University of Minnesota study is the first to document the link.
Chronic pain, macular degeneration now on list of approved conditions.
Results have varied, and doctors don't yet understand why.
Two Twin Cities hospitals have faced angry crowds after shootings this fall; in both cases, lockdown procedures worked, they say.
Outbreak has killed 47 vapers nationally, three in Minnesota, but the cause has been elusive.
A five-week "war room" planning session addressed competitive pressures and an $80 million shortfall next year.
Second cancers were more common in patients who received platinum-based chemo drugs, and breast cancers were more common in patients who received so-called alkylating chemo drugs.
New guidelines aimed to rush hearts to sickest patients and reduce wait times.
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.
Many smaller hospitals have improved handling.
The study is a collaboration with researchers from the U's schools of music, public health and engineering
Research suggests long-term antibiotics are no better than short term.
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…