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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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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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