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Caramel apple listeria outbreak that left two Minnesotans dead traced to California

Health investigators have traced a listeria outbreak linked to the deaths of two Minnesotans to caramel apples packaged at a plant in California, the Food Poisoning Bulletin reports. A total of...

January 10, 2015

Vascular Solutions Expects Record Q4 Growth

The company piled up nearly $1M in legal costs last year, but its largest product segment led strong sales growth.

January 08, 2015

University of Minnesota joins nationwide autism study

The University of Minnesota is joining a national study that aims to get a more accurate picture of how many children in the U.S. have autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

January 07, 2015

With fewer hiccups, nearly 70,000 sign up through MNsure for new year

How does 56 minutes less time on the phone sound? Minnesotans dialing the MNsure call center last month, looking for help buying health insurance, waited an average of 5 minutes and 48 seconds this...

January 05, 2015

Cogentix

Uroplasty To Merge With New York Device Maker

The new firm, to be called Cogentix Medical Inc., will try to tap into a $1.3 billion endoscopic device market.

December 22, 2014

Q&A: Tom Emmer

New congressman tackles economy, health care.

December 19, 2014

It’s Time To Warranty The Quality And Safety Of Medical Devices

Device makers and providers—not insurers or employers—should assume risk.

December 19, 2014

Extended again: To get health coverage for Jan. 1, you have until Dec. 31

The deadline to sign up for health plans through MNsure has been extended again – to Dec. 31. Anyone who wants to sign up for insurance through Minnesota’s health exchange for coverage from...

December 19, 2014

The Mayo Clinic's Runaway Wheelchairs

Have wheels, will travel. Some turn up as far away as Florida.

December 19, 2014

Two Minnesota deaths linked to tainted caramel apples

Minnesota’s Health and Agriculture Departments are investigating after an outbreak of Listeria linked to caramel apples led to the deaths of two people. Thursday night’s announcement by...

December 18, 2014

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