Coronavirus In Minnesota Is Not A Matter Of If, But When, Health Commissioner SaysIn an afternoon teleconference update, Commissioner of Health Jan Malcolm said, “we must anticipate that one or more cases of COVID-19 will be confirmed in the weeks to come."
Doctors Stress Importance Of Knowing Warning Signs Of StrokeActor Luke Perry suffered what doctors call a massive stroke at his California home last Wednesday. He was hospitalized but never recovered.
Mayo Clinic Tops U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals ListIn Minnesota, the next-best ranked hospital was Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern, followed by Mercy.
Jury Awards $20M Over New Mother's 2013 DeathAccording to lawyers, the emergency room nurse who observed her ignored lab test results showing sepsis.
1 Injured After Shooting Outside Hennepin County Medical CenterPolice are investigating a shooting outside Hennepin County Medical Center that left one person shot. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, on the corner of 8th Street and Park Avenue. The shooter allegedly shot at a vehicle before fleeing the scene. A woman inside the car was struck.
ER Doctor: Avoid Sunday’s Bitter Cold Medical experts say you should stay inside instead of braving the bitterly cold weather on Sunday. Dr. Gary Mayeux, an emergency physician at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, says you need to dress appropriately if you're going to be outside, even for just a few minutes. "Anytime you're talking negative-degree temperatures, it can be a matter of only a few minutes before you developed signs of frostbite," Mayeux said. "You see it in the news recently, it can sometimes even develop into amputations of the area that are involved, so it can be very serious and life threatening."
Deer Tick Drug's Price Tag Skyrockets 18-FoldIf you're just returning from a trip to the cabin, you know summer tick season is in full swing. With that comes the threat of infection, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota is one of the leading states for tick infection.
High-Tech Birthing Center Brings Comforts Of Home To ClinicMothers and newborns in the Twin Cities now have access to a new high-tech birthing center that opened Monday.
Mom Breastfeeds Wrong Baby After Mixup At AbbottThe wrong newborn was mistakenly breastfed after two babies were switched in the nursery at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
More Patients Trying Out Alternative TherapiesWhen you're in the hospital, you don't expect to get the spa treatment. But that's exactly what patients are getting at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
New Surgery Less Risky Than Open Heart SurgeryIn a world where heart failure's an epidemic, doctors say there's now a game-changer in their fight. Starting Tuesday, doctors at a Twin Cities hospital started what they call a less-invasive alternative to open-heart surgery.
Nurse Gives Kidney, Health To Fellow NurseTwo Minnesota mothers are bonded forever by the gift one gave the other.
Jablonski And Privette Leave Hospital, Head To RehabTwo paralyzed Minnesota hockey players are now out of the hospital and headed for rehabilitation.
Nurse Accused Of Stealing Painkiller Gets ProbationA former nurse charged with stealing drugs from one of her surgery patients will serve no prison time, as part of a plea deal struck Thursday in Hennepin County Court.
Hospitals Offer Cheaper Lung Scans For SmokersA local hospital is offering discounts on CT scans for smokers.