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Report: Health insurance for Minnesota state workers among nation's best

Minnesota state employees get more of their health care costs covered than the national average for state employees. A  new national report released Tuesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that...

August 13, 2014

Minnesota company enlists in the battle against Ebola

A company that’s partially based in Alexandria, Minnesota, is joining the fight against the spread of Ebola. The company, called Infrared Cameras, says it’s developed a way to identify a...

August 11, 2014

Report: Banner year for Minnesota health care technology startups

Minnesota is first on a new list of Midwestern states attracting the most health care technology startup investment in almost 10 years. The list was released as part of the BioEnterprise Midwest...

July 30, 2014

YogaFit

Six New YogaFit Studios Are Planned For The Twin Cities

The owner of Snap Fitness hopes to eventually sell 1,000 franchise licenses for YogaFit, and it currently has six new Twin Cities locations in the works.

July 29, 2014

Lawsuit aims to block union vote by home health care workers

A new lawsuit asks a court to put a stop to a union vote among Minnesota home health care workers. MPR News reports the lawsuit argues the law authorizing the vote that’s slated to begin on...

July 28, 2014

Update

Pressures On Independent Doctors Intensify

Since our 2013 story, the pressures on independent doctors have only intensified.

July 25, 2014

Go on Medicare at 65? Maybe; Maybe Not.

Employers and employees express different expectations for the future of private retiree health coverage.

July 25, 2014

State names first-ever medical cannabis director

Michelle Larson is Minnesota’s first-ever director of the Office of Medical Cannabis. Larson, a longtime Minnesota Department of Health staffer who most recently served as deputy director for...

July 23, 2014

Dwindling doctor numbers will result in physician talent gap, study says

A decade from now there won’t be enough primary care doctors in Minnesota to provide quality care if state and federal lawmakers don’t make changes to current medical education policies...

July 23, 2014

New report: Minnesota ranks No. 5 for overall child well-being

A new national report says Minnesota ranks No. 5 for overall child well-being, although troubling economic gaps between white children and children of color persist. Last year, Minnesota ranked No....

July 22, 2014

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