New Procedure Aims To Lower Risk Of Further Strokes In PatientsTrans Carotid Artery Revascularization reverses the artery's blood flow during the procedure. That prevents bits of plaque flowing to the brain as a stent is put in place.
Quick Action Is Crucial To Surviving A Stroke Each year in America more than 800,000 people of all ages will suffer a stroke. While medical advances are minimizing long-term disabilities, the age of stroke patients is getting younger.
State Patrol: Suspected Drunk Driver Injures Officer, Other Driver In St. PaulTwo people, including a police officer, were injured early Saturday morning when a suspected drunk driver slammed into the back of a squad car on Highway 280 in St. Paul. The Minnesota State Patrol says a University of Minnesota officer had pulled over a 19-year-old St. Paul woman near University Avenue at about 12:40 a.m.
New Scoring System Ranks MN 3rd For Best HospitalsMinnesota hospitals are some of the best in the nation, according to a new scoring system created by federal health officials. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now using a five-star scale, based on patient satisfaction surveys.
Mo. Man Dies After Fight Outside Of Hastings PerkinsA Missouri man has died from his injuries after a fight outside of a Perkins Restaurant in Hastings last week. According to Hastings Police, 32-year-old Bradley Sanders passed away this week at United Hospital in St. Paul.
Funeral Set For Monday For Novelist Vince FlynnA funeral Mass is being planned for Monday for best-selling Minnesota author Vince Flynn, creator of the Mitch Rapp counter-terrorism thriller series. A family statement says it will be held Monday morning at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
Good Question: Why Is Aspirin Such A Wonder Drug?Heart disease, stroke, and now add melanoma to the list of aspirin’s potential health benefits. New research shows that the cheap white pill taken by millions of Americans to prevent heart problems may protect against the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Boater Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Fort SnellingA Richfield man died Friday after the canoe he was in capsized while he and another man were fishing on Lake Fort Snelling, authorities said.
Officials: 2 Boaters Go Into Snelling LakeCrews have responded to the scene of a water emergency on Lake Snelling involving two people Friday morning.
Police: St. Paul Man, 20, Killed His Mom, Lit Her On FireOne day after a St. Paul woman died in an apparent house fire, her 20-year-old son faces a second-degree murder charge for allegedly strangling her and setting her on fire with lighter fluid, authorities say.
Man Charged In Fatal New Year's StabbingA St. Paul man has been charged in the New Year's stabbing death of a 20-year-old man.
Police Investigate 20-Year-Old Man's Death, 1 ArrestedPolice are investigating the early morning death of a 20-year-old St. Paul man.
Minn. Emergency Rooms See Makeover Over The YearsAs a new generation of emergency rooms opens across the east metro, patients are finding amenities that might remind them more of hotels than hospitals.