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Minnesota hospitals say they're prepared for Ebola

Minnesota’s hospitals are ramping up their preparations for treating the Ebola virus, even as they express confidence that the disease doesn’t pose a great risk to Minnesotans. A Texas...

October 04, 2014

Medtronic Restructures Its Planned Covidien Purchase

Although new Treasury rules will make the deal more costly, the company said the two firms’ plans remained compelling.

October 03, 2014

Health Department: Minnesota drug-related deaths outpace traffic fatalities

More Minnesotans died from overdosing on prescription painkillers, heroin and other drugs than in traffic fatalities on the state’s roads. That’s the disturbing conclusion that emerges...

October 03, 2014

3M announces $58M expansion of health care plant in South Dakota

An executive with Minnesota-based 3M said early Friday the company will invest $57.6 million to expand its flagship health care plant in Brookings, South Dakota, the Star Tribune reports. In a...

October 03, 2014

State names doctor who'll lead medical marijuana research

A doctor with deep roots in the state will lead the research arm of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday that Dr. Thomas Arneson will...

October 02, 2014

Ebola doesn't represent great risk to Minnesotans, health officials say

In the wake of the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States, Minnesota health officials said if the virus is found in the state, it wouldn’t represent a great health risk to...

October 01, 2014

MNsure rates higher – but still remain lowest in nation on average

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange will once again have the lowest average rates in the nation – despite prices actually going up overall. At a press conference Wednesday morning, MNsure...

October 01, 2014

Health officials confirm 2nd possible Ebola patient in US; 1st patient ID'd

RT@WBTV_News: UPDATE: #Ebola patient had contact w/ children & has been identified. Read more» http://t.co/8OVLkMbcVY pic.twitter.com/NhzCMj5pNO — Brigida Mack WBTV (@BrigidaMack) October 1...

October 01, 2014

No big open for multimillion-dollar hospital project in Thief River Falls

Despite spending $60 million on a new medical facility in Thief River Falls and trumpeting its debut, Sanford Health is delaying the hospital’s grand opening, which was scheduled for...

September 30, 2014

Zyga

Zyga Technology Completes $10M Financing Round

The medical device company currently has one product available in the U.S. with another currently under clinical investigations in Europe.

September 26, 2014

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