Samuel Hernandez must've taken lessons at Blaze Schultz's Stillwater School for Dumb Thieves.Hernandez, 34, walked into the emergency room at Stillwater's Lakeview Hospital on Sunday night. He told staff his mom died and he just needed a place to chill out for a while. Staff, no doubt pitying him, t ... More >>
On Tuesday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson blasted Chicago-based Accretive Health, the debt collection agency formerly used by Fairview hospitals, for using "boiler-room-style" tactics to try and get emergency room patients to pay their bills upfront.Today, Accretive's CEO shot back.During ... More >>
Yesterday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson blasted the debt collection agency formerly used by Fairview hospitals for employing "boiler-room-style" tactics in trying to get emergency room patients to pay their bills upfront.The collection agency, Chicago-based Accretive Health, was pretty mu ... More >>
Samantha Johnson's is one of at least four suicides blamed on bullying.The Anoka-Hennepin school district has been slapped with yet another lawsuit over gay bullying in its schools and its policy of "neutrality" on issues of homosexuality. The plaintiff, a 15-year-old former Jackson Middle School ... More >>
Nightmare babysitter Arthur Austin-Ellis EvanBemidji EMT Arthur Austin-Ellis Evans says he's had a porn addiction "since the Internet was invented."
Two weeks ago, he told Cass County deputies, he finally acted out a fantasy: Stealing drugs from his employer, Bemidji Ambulance Service, and u ... More >>
Photo: striaticHere's a big, steamy pile of an embarrassment for The Mayo Clinic, which carefully nurtures its reputation as an international leader in health care delivery and research.
One of its ERs told a disabled, malnourished kid he was fine for school.
That's despite the fact that wh ... More >>
Oral hygienists across the state have formed the "Dental Access Alliance" to combat T-Paw's proposal to cut dental care for the poor. So you might wanna get that cavity checked out while you still can.
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.