Courtesy Mary WeissMarkingson committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in an experimental study at the U of M.University of Minnesota counsel Mark Rotenberg will meet with the Board of Regents to discuss a letter requesting an independent investigation into events surrounding Dan Markingson's ... More >>
Is medical research at the U of M compromised?
Photo: Minnesota SenateMore bad news for ChaudharyFirst, the DFL withdraws its endorsement of state Sen. Satveer Chaudhary over his fishy environmental measure protecting a lake by his cabin up north. Now he's in more hot water. The Duluth News Tribune is out with a story this morning repor ... More >>
Sign-up for runners is two months earlier than usual. Time to get serious.
Peace on Earth, good will toward men? Bah humbug. This health care debate has a way of bringing out the Scrooge in a lot of angry people.
Thinking about running the big one this coming year? Better decide by February.
Are you for or against genetically-modified foods? Read this NYT article and see if you still feel the same way.
For men who haven't had much luck with Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, Medtronic thinks a new artery stent near the penis might do the trick to keep it functioning sexually.
Doctors in Florida say a 61-year-old man was shot, but survived the injury when the bullet was stopped by the implanted cardiac defibrillator.
A Brooklyn Center man is suing Medtronic, claiming they defamed him by using his image for a prostate treatment ad without his permission.
Will Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth follow PETA's request that they reward those who don't eat meat?
Obama released an official statement on Al Franken's win of Minnesota's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Getting laid off doesn't mean you have to stop getting laid. Pfizer is offering customers that have had their drug prescriptions for more than three months to get the drugs for free up to one year if they lost their jobs this year.
Neighbors turn to St. Paul City Council to provide more oversight on sober homes
A law-and-order Christian conservative most people have never heard of tries to wrest the AG's office away from the DFL
American women get the breast cancer; American business gets the profits
Hospitals fight union on health care costs
Children's Hospital snatches up housing in the city's Phillips West neighborhood
In the past seven years the Minnesota attorney general's office has earned a rep as one of the country's toughest HMO watchdogs. So does it matter that Matt Entenza, the DFL's heir apparent to the job, is married to one of the most powerful executives in
Health insurers lagging behind the rest of the S&P
Pawlenty and the republicans buck popular opinion on health care
A budget squeeze at HCMC means diminished medical care for those who can't go anywhere else
Republicans learn to love imported Canadian drugs
After 52 years of marriage, Ralph and Sharon Link still have each other. Yet despite a life played by the rules that's about the only thing that turned out the way they planned it.
Margaret Atwood's new novel engineers a twisted future
Pawlenty's plan to slash health and human services only looks good on paper
Can Minnesota rein in prescription costs?
Questioning childhood vaccinations: It's not just for paranoiacs anymore
Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.
Sure, they're in court fighting the tobacco companies. But just try to get them to pay for a nicotine patch.
The arrival of managed health care at the University of Minnesota's medical clinics may mean research opportunities will dry up. As a result, many doctors are leaving the university for private practice.
Should the state's huge nonprofit health-care groups, which work in an industry characterized by mergers, "strategic alliances," and for-profit subsidiaries, still be afforded the tax advantages of charitable organizations?