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Miromatrix is transforming pig organs so they can be implanted into people—eventually.

October 24, 2016

Edina Man Sues Citrus Systems, Claims Juice Plant Gave Him Legionnaires’

Christopher Jones, who is still dealing with complications from the airborne disease, is seeking $50,000 in damages from the Hopkins juice manufacturer.

October 19, 2016

Medical Alley

Minnesota Medical Companies Raise $117M In Q3

Medical device companies continued to dominate the field, according to the Medical Alley Association's latest report.

October 19, 2016


St. Jude’s Sales Jump 12 Percent During Q3

However, this was undercut by new claims from research firm Muddy Waters that additional St. Jude products were vulnerable to hacking.

October 19, 2016

Report: Employers’ Health Plan Costs Actually Dropped This Year

UBA survey finds average annual health plan cost dipped to $9,727 from $9,736 in 2015.

October 19, 2016


U Of M Seeks $23.5M To Expand MnDRIVE Research Aligned With Economic Growth Goals

State-funded program focuses on biotech, other fields with commercialization promise.

October 19, 2016


Optum Sales, Profits Push UnitedHealth Into Positive Q3

UnitedHealth expects its sales and profit growth to continue into its final quarter as it downsizes its Obamacare plan offerings to three states.

October 18, 2016


Total Cost Of Care In Minnesota Rose 5.6 Percent Last Year

A recent report found that take-home pharmaceuticals experienced the sharpest price increase with a 9.3 percent year-over-year rise.

October 18, 2016

Skyline Medical Faces Stock Delisting

Eagan firm seeks Nasdaq hearing.

October 12, 2016

Fewer Choices Equals Lower Premiums For Exchange Health Plans

Study says consumers pay as much as 13% less for narrow-network plans.

October 12, 2016

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