How Effective Are Face Masks?The Minnesota Department of Health says there’s no reason for healthy people to wear face masks to prevent illnesses, especially with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
63-Year-Old Woman Dies After Falling Into Recreational FireThe incident remains under investigation, pending toxicology results. Investigators say they do not suspect foul play.
WCCO Exclusive: Ex-Sex Assault Examiner Speaks Out On Why She Thinks She Was FiredNurse Kristi Jarvis lost her job as coordinator for the sexual assault program at Hennepin Healthcare last spring. Now, her firing could reopen criminal cases.
'I Just Went Boom Boom Down The Stairs': Emergency Room Visits Increase As Minnesotans Are Slipping On IceHennepin Health Care says it typically sees a spike in emergency room visits when conditions are icy.
Police Investigate After 2 Dropped Off At HCMC With Gunshot WoundsFew details were immediately available, but at least one of the two people who were apparently shot had non-life threatening wounds.
Bulky Winter Coats Could Prevent Car Seats From Working, Pediatrics WarnThe American Academy of Pediatrics warns parents to make sure the straps on their car seats are snug.
Hennepin Healthcare System CEO ResignsJon Pryor has been CEO at Hennepin Healthcare (the provider that oversees Hennepin County Medical Center) since 2013.
FDA Approves New Device Used To Detect ConcussionsA new way to detect concussions has been given the green light by the Food and Drug Administration. It's called the "EyeBox" and it was developed by a Twin Cities neurosurgeon.
Firefighter Treated At HCMC Brings Fire Trucks Filled With Presents To Burn UnitAn organization devoted to helping burn victims distributed Christmas cheer Tuesday at Hennepin Healthcare in downtown Minneapolis.
Is It Unhealthy To Stay Inside All Day?The Twin Cities could dip back into the single digits later this week, which makes it pretty easy to just hunker down inside. But is it unhealthy to stay inside all day? Good Question.
Man Dropped Off At Hennepin Healthcare With Gunshot Wounds DiesPolice say a 37-year-old man who was dropped off at Hennepin Healthcare overnight with gunshot wounds has died.
How Does Soap Work?The general recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for handwashing with soap is 20 seconds.
Hennepin Healthcare Suspends Trial Of Paramedics Administering KetamineHennepin Healthcare plans to suspend a clinical trial of the sedative ketamine in emergency situations following criticism that Hennepin County Medical Center enrolled patients in the study without their knowledge.
Hennepin Healthcare Seeks Review Of EMS Sedation CasesHennepin Healthcare officials will ask an independent panel to review cases of its medical responders sedating people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.