Minnesota officials plan to announce results Wednesday from what they’re billing as the nation’s largest statewide patient experience survey. It’s a joint project of the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Community Measurement.
The state Senate on Thursday confirmed five more members of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet, but not without a brief fight from Republicans.
An annual report says a rise in serious falls was the main reason for an increase in accidental deaths and serious injuries to patients at Minnesota hospitals last year.
A new survey finds substantial declines in rates of sexual activity, smoking and binge drinking among Minnesota teenagers since the 1990s.
Minnesota’s top health official says the state may be slipping in its effort to reduce smoking. State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger said Minnesota has seen a reduction in smoking in recent years but the rate of reduction has slowed.
You might be getting an important, unexpected package in the mail this weekend as part of a drill to get the Twin Cities ready in case of a chemical terrorist attack.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s top health adviser is joining Sen. Al Franken and U.S. Reps. Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison to praise the federal health care overhaul on its one-year anniversary.