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Rybak Undergoes Second Heart Procedure

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak successfully underwent a procedure Monday afternoon to remove a blockage from an artery. He’s recovering from a life-threatening heart attack which he suffered Saturday after cross-country skiing for nearly eight miles. Before Monday’s procedure, the former mayor continued his light-hearted banter on Twitter, posting a picture of himself in a hospital gown, framed as a GQ magazine cover.

01/06/2014

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Good Question: Is Caffeine Hazardous To Our Health?

Almost all of us get an extra jolt every day from a drink with caffeine. We’re a nation that borders on addiction.

01/28/2013

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U Of M Cautions Surgeon Over Disclosures

The University of Minnesota Medical School has sent a cautionary letter to one of its top spinal surgeons for violating conflict-of-interest disclosure requirements arising from his work for Medtronic Inc.

12/20/2011

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Researchers: New CPR Method Increases Survival Rate

A five-year clinical trial led by the University of Minnesota Medical School researchers has led to a new method of CPR that improves long-term survival rates with good brain function by 50 percent.

03/02/2011

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