A 43-year-old suspended Pelican Rapids doctor has pleaded guilty to obtaining Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and other prescription drugs by writing and filling fraudulent prescriptions, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Three weeks into the roll out of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program, the number of patients enrolling continues to be lower than many expected.
An astronaut trained as a doctor in Minnesota is set to go into space next week. Dr. Kjell Lindgren will be part of NASA’s Expedition 44/45 launch on July 22. The Soyuz spacecraft will carry a crew including Lindgren to the International Space Station.
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.
A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don’t vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first.
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.
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.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minnesota Supreme Court says a man’s online post calling a doctor “a real tool” is protected speech.
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.
The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” will be in Minneapolis next week.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights honored a civil rights educator Wednesday morning.
It’s safe to say Gavin Maurer’s got a secure handle on things, i.e. the game of life.
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.
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.
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.