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Direct Primary Care Clinic In Sartell Cuts Out The Middle ManSartell Family Medicine is part of a growing trend in primary care: reduce healthcare costs and burdensome administrative work by having doctors work directly with patients. It doesn’t accept insurance, and therefore it doesn’t have to go through it.
Minnesota Nurses Reach Agreement With More Metro HospitalsThe Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) says that more agreements have been made with metro hospitals.
Survey Finds This Green Plant Is America’s Favorite VegetableIt’s National Eat Your Veggies Day Monday and Green Giant has released its survey of America’s favorite vegetable.
Nurses, Podcasters Team Up To Give Free Blood Pressure ScreeningsAfter a recent podcast on the subject of director John Singleton’s passing, Two Haute Mamas hosts decided to take some action.
Minnesota Nurses Reject Children's Contract Offer, Authorize StrikeNurses represented by the Minnesota Nurses Associaton voted Thursday night to authorize the negotiating team to call a strike, rejecting the latest offer from Children's hospitals.
'It's Not An Optional Medication': Advocates, Gov. Tim Walz Discuss High Price Of InsulinThe 2019 legislative session ended without lawmakers taking action on the high price of insulin.
Paramedics On The Front Lines Of Minnesota's Overdose BoomThe BCA recently reported 170 overdoses across the Twin Cities over a two week span. The victim died in 17 of those cases.
Hennepin County Seeks To Raise Tobacco Age To 21Another local government is considering raising the age to buy tobacco to 21.
Mall Of America Blood Drive Seeks A, B & O BloodOnly three out of every one 100 Americans give blood, and every two seconds in this nation someone needs blood.
'That's Astronomical': Minneapolis Police Respond To 65 Overdose Calls In 9 DaysThe war against drug overdoses has ripped through communities across the country. And now, police across the Twin Cities are dealing with a frightening battle of their own.
Study Finds Many Teens & Parents Take Phones To BedA new study has found that a third of teens actually sleep with their smartphones in their beds – and parents aren’t that much better.
Air Quality Alert Issued In Parts Of Minnesota, Including Twin CitiesThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an "Air Quality Alert" that is expected to worsen Friday to unhealthy levels for central and south central Minneapolis.