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CDC: Too Many Patients Get Infections In Hospitals

A visit to the hospital is not always a prescription for getting well. A new government health report says more needs to be done to keep patients from getting infections while in the hospital.

03/26/2014

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Suspect ID’d In Doctor’s Slaying

Dr. Stephen Larson is being remembered by his patients, after being shot to death inside his home Friday night in Orono. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, police were called to the home on the 1000 block of Heritage Road just before 9 p.m., where they found a man in the front of the property with a handgun.

11/17/2013

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3 Robots Making MN Hospital Squeaky Clean Via UV Rays

Fairview Southdale in Edina is embracing technology and putting a team of robots to work inside patients’ rooms. The robots eliminate hard-to-kill germs and viruses that can linger in a room, even after it’s been cleaned, and tests show they’re effective in reducing the number of infections that people get in hospitals.

09/26/2013

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U Of M Research Discovers Way to Regenerate Muscles

It’s being called breakthrough research by medical journals around the world, and it’s happening at the University of Minnesota.

04/05/2013

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Amplatz Kids Costume Up For Superhero Day

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is celebrating the superheroes among us.

03/28/2013

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Victims Share Experience With Accretive Debt Collecting Tactics

More patients are coming forward to say they were victims of aggressive debt collection tactics used in Fairview hospitals.

04/25/2012

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Charges: Nurse Stole Oxycodone From Patients

A 31-year-old nurse, employed at a senior care assisted living facility, has been charged with stealing narcotics from patients.

07/18/2011

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Early AIDS Treatment Helpful But Is It Affordable?

Early drug treatment may increase survival time for AIDS patients, according to a recent study by Harvard.

04/19/2011

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Fairview Reports Missing Medical Records For 1,200 Patients

Fairview Health Services announced Wednesday that it is scrambling to locate a missing box, which contains medical records for about 1,200 patients.

04/13/2011

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Retaliation Probe At Hastings Vets Home

Two administrators at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings are on paid leave and one person has been fired amid allegations of retaliation against patients.

11/12/2010