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Wild Goalie Backstrom Has Sports Hernia Surgery

Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom has undergone sports hernia surgery. The team announced that Backstrom’s operation went as planned on Thursday morning in Philadelphia. The procedure was done by Dr. William Meyers.

05/16/2013

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Boy Battling ‘Bully’ Brain Tumor Lives Marine Biology Dreams

A Twin Cities boy who’s dealing with a life-threatening brain tumor is getting the chance to live his dream of becoming a marine biologist.

04/13/2013

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How To Look Younger Without Surgery

We know the sun’s powerful rays can cause damage to our skin like brown spots, wrinkles and even cancer. Now new technology is using light to do the opposite.

03/20/2013

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Governor’s Dog Slated For Surgery To Remove Tumor

Gov. Mark Dayton said over the weekend that his German Shepherd, Mesabi, was slated for surgery Monday to remove a tumor.

03/18/2013

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Eagan Police K9 Dies After Contracting Pneumonia

The Eagan Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own — Police K9 Zebo has died after contracting pneumonia.

03/11/2013

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Rubio’s Knee Is Back, But The Victories Are Not

Ricky Rubio’s knee is finally back to normal. So is his sizzle. The behind-the-back passes and uncanny defensive instincts that made him a rookie sensation last year have largely returned as Rubio has made his way back from a torn ACL in his left knee.

03/07/2013

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Adrian Peterson Has Sports Hernia Surgery

Minnesota Vikings running back and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson had surgery for a sports hernia on Thursday.

02/07/2013

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‘Successful Surgery’ Performed On Kevin Love’s Broken Hand

These days, Timberwolves news is virtually all injury related, as the team announced that Kevin Love underwent successful surgery on Tuesday morning to repair his broken right hand.

01/15/2013

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Hand Surgery Sidelines Kevin Love For 8-10 Weeks

For the second time this year, the Minnesota Timberwolves will be without star forward Kevin Love for an extended period of time due to injury.

01/09/2013

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Dayton To Undergo Spinal Surgery At Mayo Clinic

Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo spinal surgery next week at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton’s office announced Friday that the operation is being done to relieve a constriction in the governor’s lower back, known as stenosis.

12/21/2012

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Homeless Chihuahua Gets Life-Saving Surgery, Ready For Adoption

Seymor, a Chihuahua mix, was found huddled on the door step of a home that was not his.

12/12/2012

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Ricky Rubio Cleared For Full-Contact Practice

Ricky Rubio has been cleared to be back at Timberwolves’ practice in full-contact fashion.

11/28/2012

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Simple Measures Cut Infections Caught In Hospitals

Preventing surgery-linked infections is a major concern for hospitals and it turns out some simple measures can make a big difference.

11/28/2012

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Como Zoo Polar Bear Recoups After Surgery

Como Zoo’s 23-year-old female polar bear, Berlin, has made a strong recovery after undergoing major surgery at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.

11/09/2012

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Love Injured Hand Doing Knuckle Pushups, Won’t Need Surgery

Good news and bad news for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. The good news? He won’t need surgery. The bad news — he’ll still be out for about six to eight weeks.

10/18/2012

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