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Study: Two-thirds of MN's ER visits over the course of a year 'potentially preventable'

Two-thirds of emergency room visits in a recent year could have been prevented if patients received the right care at the right place at the right time. That’s according to the Minnesota...

July 23, 2015

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St. Jude Medical To Acquire Heart Therapy Company For $3.4B

St. Jude Medical said it wants to expand its heart therapy portfolio into the “most comprehensive” in the world.

July 22, 2015

Clinic

North Memorial Opening Downtown Clinic

The clinic will be located in the former Saks space.

July 20, 2015

Medical cannabis firm hires lawmaker as a consultant

State Rep. Dan Schoen did a lot of legwork to help LeafLine Labs, one of the state’s two medical marijuana manufacturers, land in Cottage Grove. Now, the company has hired him as a security...

July 15, 2015

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Medtronic Acquires RF Surgical Systems For $235 Million

Medtronic is aiming to lead “the shift to value based healthcare” with this acquisition.

July 13, 2015

Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota: 7 things to know for the first day

Medical marijuana is legal in Minnesota, allowing people with certain medical conditions to buy the drug in liquid or pill form to help ease their symptoms. Moments after midnight Wednesday – when...

June 30, 2015

Tough Jobs: Emergency Medical Technician

You thought your job was hard? Imagine having this one.

June 29, 2015

How Funeral Home Washburn-McReavy Stays Independent

Acquisitions and economies of scale have allowed Washburn-McReavy to stay independent.

June 29, 2015

Will the Supreme Court's ruling on health care affect Minnesota? Not really

The United States Supreme Court says the Affordable Care Act is able to provide financial help to low-income Americans purchasing health insurance through the federal health exchange, the New York...

June 25, 2015

41 patients approved to pick up medical marijuana when it becomes legal next week

With a little more than a week until medical marijuana becomes legal in Minnesota, only a few dozen patients have been approved to pick up the drug. The Minnesota Department of Health says 41...

June 22, 2015

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