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University Of Minnesota Names New Medical School DeanUniversity President Eric Kaler on Friday named Dr. Jakub Tolar to the top medical school post.
Dayton Criticizes Medica For Pushing Money To For-Profit UnitLawmakers passed legislation this year that allows for-profit HMOs to operate in Minnesota and made it easier for HMOs to transfer reserves.
Exercise A Lot? You Could Be At Risk For RhabdomyolysisSome people are heading to emergency rooms because they've pushed themselves too hard during workouts.
Transplant Recipient Fights For Those Who Need Health CareHarold Hollander, who had a life-saving pancreas transplant, says he was lucky to have great insurance.
More 'U' Students Seeking Mental Health TreatmentThe number of University of Minnesota students seeking treatment for mental health issues continues to rise.
Health Care Deal Could Spare Major MinnesotaCare Cuts A brewing compromise in the U.S. Senate to shore up health insurance markets could roll back massive cuts to federal funding for Minnesota's health care program for the working poor.
#IWishYouKnew Campaign Launches On Social MediaOctober marks the 30th Anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a local advocacy agency is expanding its efforts to help survivors in all corners of the metro.
Parents Question Twin Cities Dentist's Alarming DiagnosesTaking a child to the dentist can be stressful enough, but one Twin Cities dentist is accused of doing unnecessary dental work on kids to cash in.
After Raid, Twin Cities K2 Overdoses Leveling OffIt comes after police raid in a Twin Cities hotel from a tip about someone selling the synthetic drug.
The Legacy Of An NFL Player-Turned North Mpls. DentistA north Minneapolis dentist and former NFL star was committed for decades to make sure those families had access to quality care.
Richfield H.S. Student With Cerebral Palsy Uses iPad To CommunicateThere's an app for just about everything now. From social media to games, it's changed the way we communicate. And that couldn't be truer for this week's Kylies Kid.
‘Wonderful Physical Stuff’: The Joys Of Laughter Yoga"Our bodies don't know the difference if we're genuinely laughing or we fake it. What happens either way is this wonderful physical stuff."

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