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Minnesota's obesity rate slimmed down last year

Minnesotans are slimming down, with the state’s obesity rate falling by 1.5 percent last year. According to the CDC, 26.1 percent of Minnesotans were considered obese in 2015. That’s...

September 01, 2016


How Has Minnesota's Health Insurance Exchange Performed?

With open enrollment for 2017 just two months away, TCB looks at key numbers from the first three years of the ACA-mandated exchanges to predict where those numbers may go.

August 31, 2016


Mayo Adds To Its List Of Gut Microbiome Startup Collaborators

Evelo Biosciences joins four others as investment, research dollars flow into field.

August 31, 2016

Stillwater Medtech Firm Playing Key Role In Battle Against Spread Of Zika Virus

Diagnostic kit-maker DiaSorin tapped by U.S. to roll out test, process results.

August 31, 2016


Out-Of-Pocket Health Expenses Continue To Rise

New report adds to evidence that employees are paying more for their own care.

August 31, 2016


University Of Minnesota Sues Multibillion-Dollar Drug Maker

The school claimed Gilead Sciences used a drug it developed to create and heavily profit off of Hepatitis C medications.

August 31, 2016

Skyline Medical Lands Joint Venture Deal With Digital Securities Co.

The deal could see the fluid management company expanding its product sales to government organizations, including contracts with budgets totaling $33 billion.

August 30, 2016


Prime Therapeutics To Align Pharmacy Business With Walgreens

Prime’s CEO said the partnership could allow it to slow down “this run-away freight train of rising drug costs.”

August 29, 2016

Stillwater laboratory awarded $2.6 million to develop Zika test

The fight to take on the Zika virus now has a Minnesota connection. A $2.6 million agreement with DiaSorin Group (an Italy-based company with offices in Stillwater) to further develop a Zika virus...

August 27, 2016


Lower Tax Burden, Expenses Boost Medtronic To 13 Percent Profit Growth

This company also recently completed its acquisition of HeartWare.

August 25, 2016

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