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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

As deadline nears, MNsure reminds: Get health coverage or face a fine

It’s the final week Minnesotans can sign up for health insurance through MNsure for 2015. The state-run insurance exchange will be closed come Feb. 16 (that’s next Monday), and anyone...

February 09, 2015

Red Lake Band could get into marijuana, industrial hemp business

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa is the latest group looking into joining the marijuana business. Medical marijuana becomes legal in Minnesota this summer. The federal government ruled last year...

February 07, 2015

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Destination Medical Center Plans Now In Rochester’s Hands

The DMC is expected to be state’s largest-ever development project.

January 29, 2015

Would you travel 6,000 miles for a doctor? The Mayo Clinic is counting on it

The Mayo Clinic is looking international – specifically, 6,000 miles away in China – as it tries to woo new patients. The worldwide recognition enjoyed by the Rochester-based health group has led...

January 28, 2015

Starkey Heads To Phoenix For ‘Super Bowl Hearing Mission'

The foundation will enlist pro football players, musicians to help outfit scores of pre-screened patients with new hearing devices.

January 27, 2015

Add ACOs As An Option On Employer Benefits Surveys

If health care costs jump, accountable care organizations may become the go-to plans.

January 21, 2015

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