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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.
The test could help sort out the many patients with bad stomachaches from the few who need surgery.
Keeping patients relaxed and amused with virtual reality headsets is part of a new offering at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Too many people think they need to be a rocket scientist in order to become a rocket scientist, said a new survey on global attitudes toward science.
Gov. Mark Dayton said that the buy-in option -- allowing people who are otherwise ineligible to buy into the program -- would improve access to health insurance for 100,000 Minnesotans.
The Minnesota Medical Association is asking for a ban on assault weapons and more research into gun violence.
Reuse of syringes by a nurse practitioner at an Allina Health dermatology clinic in St. Paul exposed patients to infection risks.
Minneapolis VA study on chronic pain likely to influence policy across U.S.
Approval of the first drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy spurred change.
3-D printing can create replacements for some.
Tribal leaders seek to increase awareness about growing tobacco and using it for spiritual and ceremonial purposes only.
Sixty percent surveyed in Minnesota cited good results and said opioid use fell.
Minnesota's hospitals have publicly reported preventable errors since 2005. Look up how many have happened by hospital, year or the type of error.
Rarely has so much progress been made in one area of primary care in so little time.
"Never events" such as surgeries on wrong body part occurred despite prevention efforts.
In their first assessment of this season's influenza vaccine, federal health officials said last week that the current vaccine is 36 percent effective overall.
Executives at Aladdin Dreamer didn’t win a Super Bowl-weekend entrepreneurs’ contest in Minneapolis with their idea for a headband that improves athletic performance by…
After falling for years, overall tobacco use by Minnesota teens turned up again.
Recall was issued after salmonella was found in Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Food for Pets.
However, the flu seems to be taking an even harder toll on other parts of the U.S.
University of Minnesota is at the forefront in national efforts to track and prevent misdiagnoses.
Transition is when babies are most vulnerable.
Leaders of the Vaccine Safety Council of Minnesota hope to persuade lawmakers to support a bill to require doctors to discuss risks with parents before vaccinating babies.
Gillette is taking on the high cost of equipment, which can make it prohibitive for kids and families.
The Super Bowl of small-business competitions took place in Minneapolis Saturday as nine companies were each given five minutes to convince an NFL panel of judges that they had the best ideas to make football players play better, heal faster or stay safer.
One Twin Cities researcher believes the time has come for businesses to provide the company chiropractor or the company massage therapist.
Listing positive moments might seem too simple to work, but it is supported by a growing body of research.
A drop in bad debt following the ACA leaves more money for local services, though it's at risk.
But report finds they have the potential to entice teens to try regular cigarettes.
Outpouring to Saints punter led to more than $100,000 for Children's Hospital program.
2017 saw a record number of organ donations in the Midwest.
Effects on pregnancy, fetal health largely unknown.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have studied everything from human organ donors to specially grown pigs as sources of insulin-producing islet cells for people…
The brain surgery last month was the first in Minnesota to use a system called ClearPoint.
An increase in influenza-related hospitalizations, and the first pediatric death, suggest a rough flu season ahead.
Hispanics, Indians, Somali natives still trail in screenings such as colonoscopies.
Better training could help the next generation of physicians avoid the problem.
A memo removing legal cover from states with marijuana legalization laws is unlikely to hurt Minnesota's medical cannabis system, some advocates say.
Mary Lee Enfield was a compassionate teacher of children with learning disabilities who prompted the state of Minnesota to become one of the first in…
A leader in transplants of donor islet cells, the University of Minnesota is among first to test new 'off the shelf' source that could accelerate type 1 diabetes treatment.
As a result, the National Marrow Donor Program next year is revamping the way it recruits donors for its Minneapolis-based registry Be the Match.
Outpatient surgery rooms in Hennepin County Medical Center's new $160 million facility, which opens in March across the street from the hospital, feature LED ceiling lights that go from standard white to green.
Yellow cartoon faces — and occasional brown poop icons — have become everyday forms of communication for many Americans, and now the Mayo Clinic is…
Minnesota effort to reduce overdose deaths is putting doctors, patients in a bind.
A new University of Minnesota study and a federal advisory warn vitamin B7, or biotin, can throw off the results of important medical tests.
In addition to tighter prescribing, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith promoted a "penny-a-pill" fee on certain prescription painkillers to fund prevention and treatment programs.
Health Department is gradually expanding the list of conditions for medical cannabis.
Earlier treatment can diminish the level of the virus detectable in a patient's bloodstream.
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