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New Therapy For Heart Rhythm Problem

As Valentine’s Day approaches it may be good to have your heart all aflutter. But, for up to three million Americans, it is a daily occurrence and that is not a good thing.

02/09/2011

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Medtronic Gets OK For Scan-Friendly Pacemaker

Twin Cities-based Medtronic has received government approval for the first heart pacemaker designed to be safely used with MRI scanners.

02/08/2011

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Medtronic CEO Retiring In April

Medtronic said Monday that Chairman and CEO William A. Hawkins will step down in April after three years leading the world’s largest medical device manufacturer.

12/20/2010

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Medtronic 2Q Profit Falls 35 Percent On Costs

Medtronic’s fiscal second-quarter net income fell 35 percent as legal and other costs outpaced weak gains in medical device sales, but adjusted results met Wall Street expectations.

11/23/2010

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Studies: Drug, Device Help Treat Heart Failure

Millions of people with mild or moderate heart failure got good news Sunday, with studies showing a Pfizer drug and a device from Medtronic can boost survival and cut trips to the hospital by patients having trouble breathing.

11/14/2010

Medtronic To Settle Sprint Fidelis Suits For $268M

Medtronic said Thursday it has agreed to pay $268 million to settle U.S. lawsuits and claims related to its Sprint Fidelis family of defibrillation leads which it recalled three years ago.

10/14/2010

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