Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has won national recognition for its quality and efficiency at its Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.
Five kidney donors and their five organ recipients gathered at a Minneapolis hospital Tuesday for their first face-to-face meeting, four months after participating in a unique chain of transplant surgeries known as a paired donor exchange.
A new statewide report released Thursday compares hospitals and clinics that treat diabetes, heart disease and several other common health care conditions.
The St. Paul Heart Clinic, the largest remaining independent cardiology practice in the Twin Cities is dissolving.
A renovation of Children's Hospital's Minneapolis campus has led to a major transformation in the way doctors and nurses do their jobs.
Most first-time heart attack patients are not taking well-known medications that could have prevented their heart attacks, a study by a group of Twin Cities cardiologists found.
Minnesota has one of the highest rates in the nation of smokers who also use smokeless tobacco, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A large-scale, lung cancer screening trial has shown that heavy smokers who got spiral CT scans reduced their risk of dying by 20 percent compared to smokers who had standard chest X-rays.
Mayo Clinic researchers say khat use has been linked to significantly higher rates of death among people who experience an acute, chest pain episode due to coronary artery disease.
In his 22 years at the St. Paul-Ramsey County Public Health Department Director Rob Fulton has seen everything from the HIV - AIDS epidemic to last year's H1N1 flu pandemic.
Researchers from the Minneapolis VA Medical Center say brain scans of PTSD patients show unusual activity in the part of the brain responsible for memory, located just above the right ear.
In the next two-year budget cycle, the Department of Human Services's spending is projected to climb to from $9 billion to $12 billion. Its budget, which covers health care, nursing homes and other safety-net programs, will eat up more than a third of the state's budget.
Some 200 Minnesota doctors have received thousands of dollars from seven major drug companies over the last 18 months for speaking or consulting on the companies' behalf, according to a news investigation. Some of those doctors say they're concerned their patients will draw the wrong conclusions.
A woman in her 80s from southeastern Minnesota has died from flu complications, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Monday.
The Minnesota Department of Health is warning residents to be wary of water treatment companies that use scare tactics and deceptive practices to sell their water purification systems.