MN Doctor Says Hospitals Strained By COVID Patients, And 'Vaccination Is The Answer'“To know that some of it is preventable, and it’s harder than it needs to be, it feels like quite a change from last year when we were all in this together,” University of Minnesota Medical Center Dr. Andrew Olson said.
How Does COVID-19 Spread?New research suggests that the virus could be spread by simple breathing.
Coronavirus Updates: CDC Ponders Encouraging More Americans To Wear Masks In PublicPresident Trump said Monday he is open to the idea of more people wearing masks for a short amount of time.
Klobuchar Meets Minnesotans With ALS, Parkinson's Needing Speech DevicesSenator Amy Klobuchar met with Minnesotans on Sunday who will benefit people with ALS and Parkinson's needing speech generating devices.
Family: Teen Sickened By Amoeba In Western Minn. Lake Has DiedA young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has died, according to a family representative.
Teen Sickened By Amoeba In Minn. Lake ID'd; Still In Critical ConditionA young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake Tuesday has been identified.
University Of Minnesota Will Be Regional Ebola CenterThe University of Minnesota Medical Center has been named a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases, the state Department of Health announced Friday.
Patient's Nurse Attack Leads To Legislation At CapitolThe Ramsey County Attorney's office says no charges will be filed against police who struggled with a hospital patient who died after he attacked nurses in November.
Fairview Restricts Visitors Due To Widespread FluThe flu is now so widespread in Minnesota that some Twin Cities hospitals are restricting visitors from seeing patients Fairview Health Services announced some temporary changes to visitor policies at six hospitals Tuesday.
4 MN Hospitals Among 35 US Officials Designate For Ebola CareFour Minnesota hospitals are among the 35 hospitals health officials have designated across the country as Ebola treatment centers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the list of hospitals on Tuesday.
4 Minnesota Hospitals Tabbed To Treat Ebola CasesFour hospitals in Minnesota have been designated as treatment centers for any confirmed Ebola cases in the state. The Minnesota Hospital Association announced the designation Friday. The four are the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Allina Health's Unity Hospital in Fridley and the St. Paul campus of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
Twin Cities Assessing Flood Damage, Bracing For MoreFrom St. Louis Park to St. Paul -- sandbags to mudslides-- evidence of flooding is all over the metro. "The people who've been here years and years never seen it this bad,” said Tharcisse Mulfinger, of St. Louis Park.
Therapy Dog Visits Patients At The ‘U’, Helps With RecoveryPatients at one Twin Cities hospital are getting treatment from an unexpected visitor. Sonja, a Bernese mountain dog mix, makes the rounds at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. She spends just a few minutes with patients, but both patients and doctors say it does a world of good.
Good Question: Are Bigger Headphones Better For You?Throughout the day, many of us listen to music at the office, on the bus and on the street.
Students Rally Around Ailing Mayer TeacherStudents at a high school just west of the metro are pulling together to help a teacher in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Mayer Lutheran High School students are supporting their Spanish teacher, Adela Alvarez, by raising money to help with her medical expenses. Joel Landskroener, executive director at Mayer, says when Alvarez wasn't in the classroom teaching Spanish to teenagers, she was out in the community teaching Zumba.