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A 'Huge Endeavor': Mayo Doctor Talks Face Transplant Surgery
A Mayo Clinic doctor is sharing the story of a remarkable face transplant done last summer.
Mayo Clinic Performs 1st Facial Transplant
The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a young man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life.
U Researchers Help In Study Showing Way To Predict Autism In Infants
University of Minnesota researchers were part of a first-of-its kind study that shows it’s possible to predict, with high accuracy, if infants will develop autism spectrum disorder, depending on early changes in their brains and family history.
'There Is An End To The Tunnel': Minn. Woman Battles 'Sleeping Beauty Syndrome'
Delanie Weyer will suddenly become tired and then sleep for anywhere from two to five weeks. It's almost like a bear in hibernation, but in this case it can come on at any time.
Minnesota, Wisconsin Take On Opioid Abuse With 'Dose Of Reality' Campaign
Their campaign includes a startling PSA featuring a mother who can't wake her son who has an open pill bottle nearby.
Report: Sharp Drop In Minnesota Residents Buying Health Insurance
Despite record signups in the state's health insurance exchange, fewer Minnesota residents are buying coverage on their own according to reports.
As Individual Market Shrinks, Worries Over Price Hikes Grow
MNsure's record-breaking enrollment for 2017 belies a startling trend in Minnesota's health insurance market: The number of residents buying coverage on their own is getting smaller.
Police: 6K In St. Paul For Planned Parenthood Rally
Thousands of demonstrators faced off Saturday in St. Paul to show their support and opposition for Planned Parenthood.
Good Question: How Has Legalized Marijuana Impacted Other States?
What has the impact of legalizing recreational marijuana been in states that have tried it? Good Question.
MDH: Flu Season Has Peaked, Child Death Reported
A child in Minnesota has died after getting the flu. It's the first pediatric death due to influenza in the state this season.
4 Things To Know: Charlie Rose Surgery, Jeff Sessions AG, Northeast Storm & More
From Jeff Sessions being sworn in as Attorney General to Charlie Rose's heart surgery, here is a look at the top four stories from Feb. 9, 2017.
Minnehaha Academy Closes Upper School For Rest Of Week, Cites Norovirus
Minnehaha Academy officials announced Wednesday that the Upper School will be closed for the rest of the week due to a widespread illness.
'Early Beginnings' Program Seeks To Spot Signs Of Autism In Toddlers
A new program aims to spot signs of autism earlier than ever in Minnesota children.
Wisconsin Senate Approves Marijuana Extract Bill For Seizure Treatment
Wisconsin's state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it legal to use a marijuana extract to treat seizures.
Dayton Says He Won't Be Slowed By Prostate Cancer Surgery
Gov. Mark Dayton says he's confident his upcoming prostate cancer surgery won't hinder his remaining two years in office.
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