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St. Jude Gains Wireless Sensor Tech In $375M Acquisition

Now that CardioMEMS’ heart-monitoring technology has been approved, St. Jude is executing its option to buy the company, in which it had previously invested.

May 29, 2014

Are You Owed Money From MN Settlement With Insurance Cos.?

Thousands of Minnesotans could be due payments from two life insurance companies that failed to pay beneficiaries when policy holders died.

May 28, 2014

Healthcare Happy Meals

A single price for packaged patient care may offer cost savings for employers.

May 23, 2014

Med-Tech Firm Revamps C-Suite; Shares Fall 9%

St. Paul-based med-tech company MGC Diagnostics Corporation announced that CEO Gregg Lehman is leaving the firm to become CEO of a healthcare and wellness program provider.

May 22, 2014

Minnesota is healthiest state for older adults, report says

Minnesota is once again atop a list of the nation’s healthiest states for seniors. For the second year in a row, Minnesota was ranked the healthiest place for older adults, according to the...

May 21, 2014

Lawmakers agree on medical marijuana bill; Dayton says he'll sign

The  Minnesota House and Senate have reached an agreement on a bill to legalize medical marijuana, and Gov. Mark Dayton has said he will sign it. The bill would set up eight distribution sites and...

May 15, 2014

Elo pillow

Local Entrepreneur Creates Storytelling Pillow For Kids

Killian Rieder’s “Elo” pillow is equipped with speakers that play music or tell children’s stories, but only when the child’s head is resting on it.

May 15, 2014

Boston Sci Buys 350-Worker Twin Cities Co. For $415M

The majority of Minnesota-based Bayer Interventional’s 350 employees work in Coon Rapids but Boston Scientific said it’s still determining whether it will keep all the existing workers.

May 15, 2014

Compromise at Capitol on e-cigarette regulations

Minnesota lawmakers divided over how strictly to regulate electronic cigarettes settled on a bill that would keep them out of government buildings and schools but allow them in bars and restaurants...

May 13, 2014

Tax cuts, kill switches, e cig regulations move ahead at the Capitol

With the legislative session heading into the home stretch, state lawmakers are nearing final decisions on some of their unfinished business. Here’s a look at how a few issues moved forward...

May 08, 2014

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