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Timberwolves, Lynx To Open New Practice Facility

The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized a plan to build a practice facility across the street from their arena in a vacant former movie theater.

02/04/2014

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Wolves, Lynx, Mayo Clinic Unveil New Plans For ‘Block E’

Soon enough, the area known as Block E may be better known as Mayo Clinic Square. The plan to retrofit the much beleaguered Block E in downtown Minneapolis was unveiled on Tuesday afternoon. The transition should be complete by fall 2015.

02/04/2014

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Dayton Back To Mayo For Surgery On Damaged Hip

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he’s headed to Mayo Clinic in Rochester next week to have hip surgery. Dayton said the surgery will take place Feb. 6 and will last about an hour, during which he will be under general anesthesia.

01/28/2014

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Dayton Back To Mayo For Continuing Hip Problem

Gov. Mark Dayton says he is returning to Mayo Clinic in Rochester because of continued problems with one of his hips.

01/21/2014

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Good Question: Is It Better To Eat Before Or After A Workout?

With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.

12/31/2013

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After Weeks On Mend, Gov. Dayton Says He’s Feeling Good

Making his first public appearance in two weeks, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says a medical procedure on his ailing hip has relieved the pain. Dayton gave a health update during a news conference on education Thursday at the Capitol. He says he is walking without pain for the first time in four months.

11/07/2013

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Dayton Aide Says Governor’s Hip Procedure Complete

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is recuperating following a procedure at the Mayo Clinic meant to relieve pain in his hip. An aide in the governor’s office reported just after noon Wednesday that the procedure was complete and went well.

10/23/2013

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Dayton: Hip Problem Won’t Deter Re-Election Bid

Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn’t going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year.

10/22/2013

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Dayton To Undergo Mayo Procedure For Torn Hip

Gov. Mark Dayton is returning to Mayo Clinic in Rochester for a procedure meant to help heal a torn muscle in his left hip area. Dayton’s office released details Monday of the upcoming procedure. It’s known as a “platelet rich plasma injection.”

10/21/2013

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Mayo Study: Teachers More Likely To Develop Speech Disorders

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they’ve stumbled upon what appears to be an occupational hazard for school teachers. They found that teachers are more likely to have progressive speech and language disorders. The neurologist who led the study found teachers were about three-and-a-half times more likely to a develop speech and language disorder than Alzheimer’s disease.

10/15/2013

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With 2/3 Of CDC Furloughed, There’s No One To Study The Flu

The federal government shutdown could actually make you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is closed, for the most part. And the experts who work on preventing and managing flu outbreaks are not doing that.

10/10/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: NFL Fines, Whiskey Plates & Sea Salt

Don from Eden Prairie and Linda from Roseville want to know: What happens to the money collected when NFL players are fined?

09/13/2013

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Study: Thousands Of Thyroid Cancer Cases Over-Diagnosed

A study by the Mayo Clinic finds that thousands of patients are “over-diagnosed” with thyroid cancer. Researchers say small lesions on the thyroid gland that went undetected decades ago are now being found with high tech imaging and that’s prompting cancer diagnoses and surgeries that are expensive and unnecessary.

08/28/2013

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Joe Mauer Recovering From Concussion

Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer has been given permission by a concussion specialist to begin a light exercise program. Mauer was placed on baseball’s seven-day concussion list earlier this week after he became dizzy during his pregame routine. The Twins sent him back to Minnesota from Detroit, and the 2009 AL MVP visited a specialist at the Mayo Clinic on Friday. “They were satisfied with where he’s at,” Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said.

08/23/2013

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Klobuchar: Medical Research Funding Should Be Reinstated

Sen. Amy Klobuchar joined five families Sunday at the University of Minnesota who have been impacted by diseases such as juvenile diabetes, Autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s. She said these are the people who are being hurt by cuts to funding of medical search.

08/18/2013

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