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Famous Minnesota Hockey Doctor Attacked Visiting Wife’s Grave

There is not a more beloved or colorful character in the game of ice hockey. Since 1958, Dr. George Nagobads has stitched up and healed players from Golden Gophers to Olympic gold medalists.

04/21/2015

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Bill Requires Talking To Doctor Before Opting Out Of Shots

A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don’t vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first.

01/29/2015

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Revoked Doctor Filing Court Appeal In Assisted Suicide Case

A Baltimore anesthesiologist who advised people on methods of suicide is appealing his Maryland medical license revocation. Dr. Lawrence Egbert said Friday he filed the notice for judicial review in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

01/09/2015

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Local Music Tap: ‘War Poets’ Teams Up w/ Rock The Cause To Release EP

A Minnesota nonprofit label – the same one that launched the late Zach Sobiech’s “Clouds” song to worldwide attention — is now teaming up with local group, War Poets, to launch their latest EP.

10/16/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Family Mourning Death Of Slain Orono Doctor

The family of a prominent Orono doctor killed last week has issued a statement saying they are grieving his loss as they prepare to say goodbye. Dr. Stephen Larson was shot in his home Friday night.

11/20/2013

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Sheriff: Suspect Killed Doctor Who Helped Deliver Him

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department says there is no doubt that 74-year-old Dr. Stephen Larson was murdered by 30-year-old Ted Hoffstrom, who was just recently sworn in as a licensed attorney.

11/18/2013

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Doctor: How To Address Obesity & Halloween Candy

Halloween is on Thursday, and while many of us are stocking up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, a woman in Fargo is planning to hand out a controversial letter.

10/30/2013

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2 New Ways To Treat Your Allergies During Peak Season

It’s peak allergy season – as if you didn’t know already – and ragweed pollen is the culprit. It’s the most common cause for seasonal allergies, and if you’re having a tough time dealing with it, here are some products that doctor say could help. The first is an alternative to liquid nasal sprays that often cause uncomfortable drippage. It’s an aerosol spray that’s getting rave reviews.

09/03/2013

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CDC Goal: More Immunizations For MN Students

Beginning next year, children may be getting a few extra vaccination shots when at the doctor. The health department wants to change the school immunization rules beginning in September 2014 to reflect the Centers for Disease Control recommendations.

06/27/2013

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Local Woman With Brain Injury Turns To Concussion Doctor

Toni Scribner is at her best first thing in the morning. It’s when she walks around the neighborhood, makes her own breakfast or even gets dressed –- all things she couldn’t do three months ago.

04/15/2013

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Minn. High Court Say Online Post Legally Protected

The Minnesota Supreme Court says a man’s online post calling a doctor “a real tool” is protected speech.

01/30/2013

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Good Question: How Sick Is Sick Enough To See A Doctor?

The flu in Minnesota is so bad, some hospitals are restricting visitors. Clinics are overwhelmed with patients, and nurse’s hotlines have long waiting times.

01/09/2013

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ Scammer To Do Mpls. Show Q&A

The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” will be in Minneapolis next week.

12/08/2012

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Minn. Dept. Of Human Rights Honors Minnesota Doctor, 82

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights honored a civil rights educator Wednesday morning.

12/05/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Bethel’s Brainy Gavin Maurer Up For 2 Nat’l Scholar Awards

It’s safe to say Gavin Maurer’s got a secure handle on things, i.e. the game of life.

10/17/2012

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Dayton Vetoes Medication Abortion Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would require a doctor to be in the room when a woman takes a pill to induce abortion.

04/30/2012

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Prayer Chain Leads Doctor To Save Dying Man

It could be the first-ever surgery of its kind — where a man’s leg was actually transplanted onto his spine — and it only came about because of an extraordinary way the patient met his doctor.

04/05/2012

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Skin Doctor Gives Medispa Choosing Advice

The International Medical Spa Association is located in Minnetonka. It tracks more than 4,000 medispas across the country. It believes in regular training, but it doesn’t see new laws doing much in regulation since it says the vast majority are safe.

03/05/2012

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Doctor Accused Of Not Registering As Sex Offender

A 31-year-old doctor in Mercy Medical Center’s family practice residency program in Mason City has been charged with failing to register in Iowa as a sex offender.

07/28/2011

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Gardenhire Still Sick, Leaves Game To See Doctor

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is still fighting a viral infection.

07/20/2011

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Michael Jackson’s Doc Helps Save Life On Flight To MSP

The doctor who has been accused of accidentally killing Michael Jackson helped save a life on an airplane en route to Minneapolis.

04/17/2011

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