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Medtronic Expands Device Portfolio With $100M Clot Removal Purchase

The Dublin-based company also paid $500 million in U.S. income tax for transferring $9.8 billion from its overseas subsidies.

September 29, 2015

2nd medical marijuana supplier starts offering discounts, loyalty program

A second Minnesota manufacturer of medical marijuana is cutting prices on its products. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced it is offering a 50 percent discount to some patients on their first...

September 25, 2015


Bloomington Doctor Indicted For Health Care Scheme, Taking Kickbacks

Elena Polukhin received more than $43,000 for allegedly prescribing pain cream and opioids to patients without a legitimate purpose.

September 24, 2015

Medical marijuana provider aims to soften high costs with monthly discount

Some patients who use marijuana to ease the pain of serious medical conditions have found Minnesota’s new program creates a pain in the pocketbook. To help with that, one of the state’s...

September 21, 2015


North Memorial Facing Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

The federal government is taking action against the healthcare provider after revoking a job offer for an applicant who requested to not work on her Sabbath.

September 18, 2015

Ranking: The average test price, medical bill at clinics across Minnesota

The price for medical tests and procedures – from an X-ray to a glucose measurement – jumped up 6 percent in 2014. And your overall medical bill likely went up too. MN Community Measurement...

September 18, 2015

Fewer Minnesotans lack health insurance; rate falls under 6 percent

Minnesotans without health insurance are getting more scarce. Data released by the Census Bureau on Wednesday show 5.9 percent of the state’s residents had no insurance last year. That’...

September 16, 2015

Medical marijuana maker puts off opening of 2 new clinics

One of the two manufacturers of medical marijuana in Minnesota is delaying the opening of two dispensaries until next year. Minnesota Medical Solutions, which produces its medical cannabis at a...

September 02, 2015

Survey: Minnesotans pleased with their doctors, but want better access

Most Minnesotans are pleased with their doctors, but many wish they had more access to them. That’s according to the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Community Measurement’s...

August 27, 2015

Mayo Clinic's Venture Into Entrepreneurship

Why technology previously transferred outside Minnesota is now more likely to remain in Rochester.

August 26, 2015

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