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More than 300K Minnesotans had data compromised in Anthem breach

The personal information of more than 300,000 Minnesotans may have been stolen by hackers who breached healthcare giant Anthem earlier this month. Minnesota’s Department of Commerce says an...

February 24, 2015

This is who's interested in using medical marijuana in Minnesota

About 1,000 people, spread across nearly all of Minnesota, say they’re likely to register for Minnesota’s upcoming medical cannabis program – and many of them suffer from Multiple...

February 23, 2015

3M elbows further into anti-infection medical market with buyout

With its latest acquisition, 3M hopes to raise its profile in the medical industry, specifically one part of it: the growing anti-infection business. The Maplewood manufacturing giant announced in...

February 19, 2015

St. Paul, Mpls. Rank High On ‘Active City Index’

The two cities were scored among 83 others based on park spending and access, healthy weight and exercise.

February 18, 2015

MNsure misses private health plan signup target by 7,000, reports $250K shortfall

MNsure has failed to hit its target for enrolling people in private health plans, and as a result is projecting a budget shortfall of up to $250,000. A day after it was savaged in an audit report...

February 18, 2015

Employers: Don’t Be Narrow-minded

Due diligence is required when considering narrow provider networks for workers.

February 18, 2015

Medtronic Founder Goes Off The Grid

Earl Bakken goes solar in a big way in Hawaii.

February 17, 2015

'Failures outweigh achievements': An auditor's scathing verdict on MNsure

In a scathing report on MNsure’s performance in its first year, the state’s legislative auditor says the failures of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange outweighed its...

February 17, 2015

MNsure extends enrollment after problems disrupt 'small number' of users

The enrollment period for health plans sold through Minnesota’s health exchange is over – but those in the middle of applications when the deadline passed have another chance to get covered...

February 16, 2015

From lung cancer to Lyme disease: State outlines health risks of climate change

Minnesota’s Health Department says changes in the state’s climate come with their own set of health risks. The report issued Monday says rising temperatures and erratic precipitation...

February 09, 2015

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