Doctor Finds Purpose Working In Burn Center Where He Was Treated As TeenExperience can change your perspective, and your course in life. That's just what it did for Dr. Jon Gayken, a surgeon with the Hennepin County Medical Center Burn Center.
Former HCMC Employee Pleads Guilty To Identity TheftA 35-year-old Fridley woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently using patients' credit cards while she worked at the Hennepin County Medical Center, the county attorney's office announced Tuesday.
HCMC Pressured To End Live Animal Use In TrainingA national physicians group says it is time for Hennepin County Medical Center to stop using live animals for medical training. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine wants a federal agency to investigate the Minneapolis hospital's use of 450 sheep and rabbits.
Good Question: Supreme Court Justices, Footprints, TippingAccording to CBS News, when the justices are at the Supreme Court, it's the Supreme Court police. But, when they're out on official business, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) gives the security detail.
Ice Angler Shares Story Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning As Warning To OthersCarbon monoxide poisoned Michael Thetreau and three other fisherman in an ice house on Leech Lake in northern Minnesota last weekend. 34-year-old Jaren Johnson died. Emergency crews rushed Michael and two other men to the hospital.
HCMC Preparing For Influx Of Frostbite Patients As Temps DropHCMC typically treats about 50-75 frostbite victims each year, and Dr. Jon Gayken -- a burn and trauma surgeon at the hospital -- says there's a common factor in those cases.
MPD: 6 Arrested In Double Stabbing Near Downtown Strip ClubMinneapolis police are investigating a double stabbing that happened early Saturday morning in the Warehouse District. Officers were called to Choice Gentlemen's Club on 2nd Avenue North near Washington Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. on a report of an assault.
Want To Kick Smoking For Good? Don't Give UpIf you smoke cigarettes, or know someone who does, you probably know how hard it is to quit. But the good news is doctors say more Americans are kicking the habit, and fewer teenagers are picking it up.
ME: HCMC Doctor Found On I-94 Died After FallThe manner of death of the HCMC Chief of Anesthesiology was ruled accidental by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner Wednesday.
Toddler In Critical Condition After Severe BeatingA 21-month-old girl is clinging to life after suffering injuries police say appear to be intentional. Rae'Ana Hall was left with her father while her mother went to work. Hours later, her mother says she got a call from the hospital saying her child was in critical condition.
HCMC Burn Center Patients Receive Holiday Cheer From FirefightersA group of patients inside Hennepin County Medical Center got a dose of holiday cheer this morning -- Minneapolis firefighters paid a visit to the Burn Center, and brought lots of gifts.
Authorities: Body Found On Side Of I-94 Was HCMC's Chief Of AnesthesiologyA body found on the side of Interstate 94 in Minneapolis has been confirmed as Hennepin County Medical Center's Chief of Anesthesiology, according to the county's medical examiner.