University Of Minnesota Medical Center
A young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has died, according to a family representative.
A young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake Tuesday has been identified.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center has been named a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases, the state Department of Health announced Friday.
The Ramsey County Attorney’s office says no charges will be filed against police who struggled with a hospital patient who died after he attacked nurses in November.
The flu is now so widespread in Minnesota that some Twin Cities hospitals are restricting visitors from seeing patients Fairview Health Services announced some temporary changes to visitor policies at six hospitals Tuesday.
Four Minnesota hospitals are among the 35 hospitals health officials have designated across the country as Ebola treatment centers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the list of hospitals on Tuesday.
Four hospitals in Minnesota have been designated as treatment centers for any confirmed Ebola cases in the state. The Minnesota Hospital Association announced the designation Friday. The four are the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Allina Health’s Unity Hospital in Fridley and the St. Paul campus of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
From St. Louis Park to St. Paul — sandbags to mudslides– evidence of flooding is all over the metro. “The people who’ve been here years and years never seen it this bad,” said Tharcisse Mulfinger, of St. Louis Park.
Patients at one Twin Cities hospital are getting treatment from an unexpected visitor. Sonja, a Bernese mountain dog mix, makes the rounds at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She spends just a few minutes with patients, but both patients and doctors say it does a world of good.
Throughout the day, many of us listen to music at the office, on the bus and on the street.
Students at a high school just west of the metro are pulling together to help a teacher in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Mayer Lutheran High School students are supporting their Spanish teacher, Adela Alvarez, by raising money to help with her medical expenses. Joel Landskroener, executive director at Mayer, says when Alvarez wasn’t in the classroom teaching Spanish to teenagers, she was out in the community teaching Zumba.
For months, a Minneapolis woman has been fighting to get her life back after a shocking setback. Sue Johnson lost her limbs due to complications from a kidney stone.
Minnesota’s network of substance abuse treatment centers could be severely tested by the national health care overhaul.
Forget Black Friday — it seems the University of Minnesota Medical Center celebrated Boy Friday this year.