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Innovative Hip Surgery Speeds Up Recovery

The Twin Cities area is now part of an elite group in the field of hip replacement surgery.

09/27/2012

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Rubio Says He’s On Track But Won’t Rush Return

Ricky Rubio says he hopes to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves sometime in December but insists he’s “not going to rush it” to be sure he’s ready.

09/27/2012

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Vikes’ Peterson Progressing But ‘Just Not There Yet’

Adrian Peterson says he is still working his way back toward feeling normal after left knee surgery.

06/20/2012

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Bomb Squad At Surgery For Man Impaled By Firework

A Linwood Township man who shot himself in the chest with an unexploded firework over the Memorial Day weekend is still listed in critical condition at a St. Paul hospital.

05/30/2012

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Wolves’ Pekovic Has Ankle Surgery In New York

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday.

05/15/2012

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2 MN Sisters, 2 Heart Transplant Surgeries

Two young Minnesota sisters share a very special gift: two successful heart transplant surgeries.

05/13/2012

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Baker Preps For Long Recovery From Tommy John

While Scott Baker worked through elbow issues over the past two seasons, the Minnesota Twins right-hander heard the whispers both inside and outside Target Field.

04/27/2012

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‘Bear’ The Dog Needs Surgery To Run Again

A local man is hoping to give a shelter dog a new home and a better quality of life.

04/23/2012

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Planned Parenthood Suspends Pill Abortions In Wis.

Planned Parenthood plans to end nonsurgical abortions at its Wisconsin clinics. The organization’s leaders say Planned Parenthood will continue to provide surgical abortions at its clinics in Madison, Milwaukee and the Appleton area.

04/20/2012

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Twins RHP Baker Has Ligament Replacement Surgery

Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker had elbow-ligament replacement surgery Tuesday.

04/17/2012

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Fresh Off Kidney Donation, Man Sets Sights On Triathlon

A Twin Cities man is coming back from surgery with his sights set on completing the LifeTime Minneapolis Triathlon.

04/04/2012

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Timberwolves Expect Rubio Back In 6-9 Months

The Minnesota Timberwolves do not expect the revelation of a torn lateral collateral ligament in Ricky Rubio’s left knee to significantly affect his timeline for a return to the team.

03/23/2012

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Rubio Undergoes Surgery For Torn Ligaments

The Minnesota Timberwolves sent an update on freshman star guard Ricky Rubio’s condition Thursday morning.

03/22/2012

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Rubio Has Surgery To Repair Torn ACL, LCL

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio had surgery to reconstruct two torn ligaments in his left knee on Wednesday at a clinic in Vail, Colo.

03/21/2012

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Zumaya Tells Twins He’ll Have Tommy John Surgery

Oft-injured reliever Joel Zumaya has told the Minnesota Twins he’ll have reconstructive surgery on his right elbow in his latest comeback attempt.

03/04/2012

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Zumaya Out For The Season With Torn Elbow Ligament

Joel Zumaya has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the season.

02/26/2012

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Meet The Man Who Saved Adele’s Voice

With all this success, it was only a year ago that Adele didn’t know if her career in front of the microphone could continue.

02/13/2012

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Nearly 1 In 20 US Adults Over 50 Have Fake Knees

Nearly 1 in 20 Americans older than 50 have artificial knees, or more than 4 million people, according to the first national estimate showing how common these replacement joints have become in an aging population.

02/10/2012

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Ecuador Boy With Cerebral Palsy Gets Surgery In MN

Doctors at a Twin Cities hospital just made a South American boy’s life a whole lot better after one surgery corrected 10 different bones.

02/09/2012

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Adrian Peterson Begins Rehabbing Torn ACL

The first week after Adrian Peterson’s reconstructive knee surgery was a grueling one.

01/13/2012

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Surgery May Soon Be An Option For Acid Reflux

People suffering from the worst cases of acid reflux may no longer need a pill to help ease their pain. Doctors say a new surgical option could soon be available.

01/11/2012

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Webster Out Indefinitely With Back Surgery

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Martell Webster is out indefinitely while he recovers from back surgery.

12/09/2011

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Health Watch: Promising New Surgery For Knee Problems

Doctors say three out of four people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point, which can lead to arthritis or, in serious cases, a total joint replacement. Now, there’s a promising new technique using a surprising resource.

11/16/2011

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Jury Awards $225K To Family In Fatal Pre-Op Fall

A jury has awarded $225,000 to the family of a man who died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul.

11/16/2011

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Teens Too Young For Gastric Bypass?

MSNBC talks about a teenager who underwent the weight loss surgery. Are your teen years the wrong time to get that surgery? Watch the story.

08/17/2011

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