Study: Anti-Smoking Program Saved 4,000 Minnesotan LivesA statewide tobacco control program has saved more than 4,000 lives and $5 billion in health care and productivity costs, a new Minnesota study reports.
Study Links Frequent High Doses Of Ibuprofen To Male InfertilityThe study involved 31 men under the age of 35. Some took 1,200 milligrams daily, which is the maximum limit as directed.
Evelyn, William Top Healthpartners' Most Popular Baby Names In 2017Healthpartners announced the most popular names for babies born at their hospitals this year, and the top two are perhaps more traditional than you would expect in 2017.
Good Question: How Do Insurance Companies Decide Who's In-Network?Starting next year, Walgreens will no longer be an in-network pharmacy for people with HealthPartners insurance. So how do insurance companies decide who's in-network? Good Question.
HealthPartners Will Be Neuroscience CenterHealthPartners is planning to build a neuroscience center in St. Paul. The health care organization says it will be constructed near Regions Hospital and will be the largest free-standing neuroscience center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the country.
Renewal Costs May Surprise MNsure CustomersMinnesotans who bought policies on the state's health insurance exchange are starting to get their first renewal notices, and many could be in for a nasty jolt.
MNsure: Expect An Average Hike Of 4.5 Percent In 2015The cost of getting health insurance through MNsure next year is going up -- but it will still be among the lowest in the country. Minnesotans who get insurance through the state's health exchange can enroll for next year beginning Nov. 15. Even though the rates are low for some people, others could see big rate hikes.
Early Snapshot Of 2015 MNsure Premiums Coming Up The state Commerce Department is preparing to release an early snapshot of 2015 premium rates for policies that will be sold on Minnesota's health insurance exchange, MNsure.
HealthPartners Alerts Customers Of 2008 Privacy BreachHealthPartners is alerting some of its customers about a privacy breach that happened back in 2008. According to HealthPartners officials, information of some customers was compromised between 2008 and 2010 when an employee shared files with a family member in order to get help formatting them for reports.
Minn. Insurance Companies Oppose Obama's Extension Minnesota's largest private insurance companies are opposing President Barack Obama's plan to let people keep existing insurance for at least a year under his health care law.
Taking Your Own Blood Pressure May Help Control ItHow's your blood pressure? A new study finds that monitoring your own blood pressure at home might help get it under control. HealthPartners conducted the study with 450 patients.
U Of M Research ‘Identifies’ A Cause Of Breast Cancer Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they've made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.
Vonn's Injury An Example Of Women's Increased Risk Of ACL IssuesOn Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.
Doctor: Flu Spreads When Sick People Go To Work Doctors say that since you're contagious either seven days after the onset of your symptoms or 24 hours after your fever breaks - you should keep away from work to prevent spreading the virus.
Good Question: What Are The Most Popular Diets?It’s early January, which means two things: the gyms are packed, and the prewashed salad shelves are running empty at grocery stores.