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HealthPartners Will Be Neuroscience Center

HealthPartners is planning to build a neuroscience center in St. Paul. The health care organization says it will be constructed near Regions Hospital and will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the country.

11/22/2014

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Renewal Costs May Surprise MNsure Customers

Minnesotans who bought policies on the state’s health insurance exchange are starting to get their first renewal notices, and many could be in for a nasty jolt.

10/27/2014

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MNsure: Expect An Average Hike Of 4.5 Percent In 2015

The cost of getting health insurance through MNsure next year is going up — but it will still be among the lowest in the country. Minnesotans who get insurance through the state’s health exchange can enroll for next year beginning Nov. 15. Even though the rates are low for some people, others could see big rate hikes.

10/01/2014

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Early Snapshot Of 2015 MNsure Premiums Coming Up

The state Commerce Department is preparing to release an early snapshot of 2015 premium rates for policies that will be sold on Minnesota’s health insurance exchange, MNsure.

09/28/2014

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HealthPartners Alerts Customers Of 2008 Privacy Breach

HealthPartners is alerting some of its customers about a privacy breach that happened back in 2008. According to HealthPartners officials, information of some customers was compromised between 2008 and 2010 when an employee shared files with a family member in order to get help formatting them for reports.

03/21/2014

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Minn. Insurance Companies Oppose Obama’s Extension

Minnesota’s largest private insurance companies are opposing President Barack Obama’s plan to let people keep existing insurance for at least a year under his health care law.

11/18/2013

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Taking Your Own Blood Pressure May Help Control It

How’s your blood pressure? A new study finds that monitoring your own blood pressure at home might help get it under control. HealthPartners conducted the study with 450 patients.

07/03/2013

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U Of M Research ‘Identifies’ A Cause Of Breast Cancer

Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.

02/06/2013

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Vonn’s Injury An Example Of Women’s Increased Risk Of ACL Issues

On Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.

02/05/2013

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Doctor: Flu Spreads When Sick People Go To Work

Doctors say that since you’re contagious either seven days after the onset of your symptoms or 24 hours after your fever breaks – you should keep away from work to prevent spreading the virus.

01/11/2013

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Good Question: What Are The Most Popular Diets?

It’s early January, which means two things: the gyms are packed, and the prewashed salad shelves are running empty at grocery stores.

01/02/2013

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HealthPartners To Open $36 Million Mental Health Center

One in five Minnesotans experiences mental illness directly, and now there’s a facility that will provide state of the art care in the Twin Cities.

12/07/2012

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Mom Sues After Therapy Was Denied To Son With Autism

A Minnesota mom says she’s suing two major insurance companies for not providing her son with the care he needs.

12/04/2012

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Former Radio DJ Battles Prostate Cancer

Most men diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive, but their lives will never be the same.

11/30/2012

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HealthPartners, Park Nicollet Agree To Combine Operations

HealthPartners and Park Nicollet announced that they have agreed to combine their operations.

08/30/2012

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