Medical Marijuana Patients Star In An Effort To Counter StigmaArmed with stories from patients whose lives have turned around after using medical marijuana, the state's companies who cultivate and sell the medications are hoping to counter the longstanding stigma that still surrounds Minnesota's newest medicine.
1 In 7 Medical Pot Patients Aren’t Sticking With The MedicineState officials are trying to learn why nearly one-seventh of its medical marijuana patients have stopped buying the medicine.
A Breast Cancer Support Group Connecting Survivors With PatientsDuring breast cancer awareness month in October, we often hear about new research or treatments for the disease. One aspect of treatment, that sometimes gets overlooked, is the support system needed to overcome cancer.
Medical Marijuana Company Offers Discount On Month Supplymid criticism of high prices for medical marijuana, one of Minnesota's manufacturers on Monday announced a discount for patients buying a month's supply of medicine.
OMC: Less Than 200 Patients Have Access To Medical MarijuanaThe state's Office of Medical Cannabis released the latest registration numbers Friday for doctors and patients that have signed up for the state's medical marijuana program. Since June 1, 318 health care practitioners have registered for the program, and 298 have been authorized to certify patients.
1st Patients For Medical Marijuana Get Their Meds In MinnesotaThe wait is over and people who've seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.
Survey: Only 9 Percent Of Minn. Doctors Will Participate In Medical Marijuana ProgramThe Minnesota Department of Health says only five patients have been certified for the state's new medical marijuana program so far. Only 30 doctors have registered, and a new poll shows an overwhelming majority are not interested in participating.
Minnesota Approves 2 Labs To Test Medical MarijuanaAnother step in the process as medical cannabis becomes legal in Minnesota in just a few months. Minnesota's medical cannabis program is still on track to begin this summer. The Minnesota Department of Health is approving two laboratories to test the products that will be coming from the state's medical cannabis manufacturers.
CDC: Too Many Patients Get Infections In HospitalsA 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.
Suspect ID'd In Doctor's SlayingDr. 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.
3 Robots Making MN Hospital Squeaky Clean Via UV RaysFairview 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.
U Of M Research Discovers Way to Regenerate MusclesIt's being called breakthrough research by medical journals around the world, and it's happening at the University of Minnesota.