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Medtronic Seeks Approval For Pill-Sized Pacemaker

A new study found the revolutionary pacemaker lessened major complications by half compared to conventional models.

November 10, 2015


Federal Agents Raid Former Starkey Execs’ Homes

The former president and former CFO of Starkey both had items confiscated from their homes, which included a computer, documents and a car.

November 05, 2015

HCMC gets final OK for $224M expansion; breaks ground next week

Hennepin County Medical Center will break ground next week on a $224 million expansion of its campus in downtown Minneapolis, now that the County Board has given final approval to the financing for...

November 04, 2015

Discounts, reward programs continue for slow-growing medical pot biz

The discounts for medical pot will continue. Minnesota Medical Solutions is continuing its 50 percent off deal for first-time customers, it announced Monday. The deal – which was initially started...

November 02, 2015


Is Cryotherapy A Panacea?

The latest storefront wellness fix.

November 01, 2015

2 Minnesota cities are getting happy through a first-of-its-kind health project

Residents in two western Twin Cities suburbs are getting happy through a first-of-its-kind program. It’s called the Bounce Back Project, a community effort that aims to promote health through...

October 21, 2015


Could Medtronic Move R&D To Ireland For Tax Purposes?

With Medtronic being one of Ireland’s largest employers, analysts say there is a new incentive for the medical device maker to prioritize its Dublin headquarters for R&D.

October 15, 2015

UCare Cuts 245 Jobs

The health insurer lost bids to run part of the state’s low-income health programs.

October 13, 2015

Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians announce plans to merge

Two of Minnesota’s largest health care systems have announced plans to merge. Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Physicians signed letters of intent to move forward with the...

October 10, 2015

MN's health plan price hikes one of biggest in country – but tax credits cut them in half

Tax credits will likely soften the blow of price hikes for people who buy their own health insurance – but Minnesota will still see some of the highest increases in the country. The Minnesota...

October 06, 2015

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