-- Update, including a poem from Rybak himself, at bottom --Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is resting with his family at Abbott Northwestern Hospital after undergoing heart surgery earlier today.FROM THURSDAY: Rybak cracks awesome joke as he prepares for official unauguration Rybak had bee ... More >>
A U of M associate professor explores the complex world of human microorganisms and the cures they may hold
Even dogs have cravings. And Gordon's happen to be for rocks.On Wednesday, the 7-year-old golden retriever chowed down on 16 garden stones and had to be rushed into emergency surgery to remove them. See Also: - Schoep, the famous Lake Superior dog, dies at age 20
This is a date that many folk-rock fans in the Midwest have been waiting for. Mumford & Sons have just announced a new stretch of The Full English tour dates that will bring them across the United States to several cities that often get left off major tour schedules. And then there's the Twin Ci ... More >>
Corky the cat was dealt a tough hand by the Kitty Gods, but looks to have a healthy life ahead of him thanks to a complicated surgery paid for by his adoptive owners.In March, Fargo's CATS Cradle Shelter rescued Corky from the Moorhead Pound. He was brought there after he was seen dragging himself d ... More >>
Cory Donta Edwards made a scene at the county courthouse yesterday as a Hennepin County judge prepared to sentence him for attempted murder. Judge Marilyn Kaman denied a request to sentence Edwards to less time than sentencing guidelines called for. Edwards turned and began walking toward the vacan ... More >>
Nurse Casareto is accused of stealing pain meds from a deputy headed for surgery.If you're going to tell a patient headed for the operating room that it's time to "man up" while you steal his pain meds to feed your drug addiction, it's probably not a good idea to pick a cop for a victim. Thos ... More >>
Brett Favre's ankle bitesThose 40-year-old grandpa joints just ain't what they used to be. ESPN is reporting that the only way Brett Favre could return at QB for the Vikings in the 2010 season is if he has surgery on his left ankle -- the one that took a hammering during the Vikes' heartbrea ... More >>
The former President is in a New York hospital.
Cancer patient goes into surgery to remove bad kidney. Doctor takes the healthy one. Probably their worst nightmare.
The heavyweight champ is fighting an intestinal illness that may claim his UFC career.
A retired Minnesota police officer has extreme wounds on his face after the bulldog he adopted this year attacked him, tearing off his ear and much of the skin on his face.
According to ESPN, the Minnesota Vikings are getting a little fed up with Brett Favre's constant state of indecisiveness. We don't blame them.
Delving into the often tumultuous worlds of transgender youth
A local lawyer fights to save babies from circumcision
Honeydogs's leader Adam Levy went into the hospital Thursday night and is having an emergency appendectomy today.
John Woo's 1997 thriller Face/Off featured one of the silliest premises in the history of recent cinema. To summarize: An undercover federal agent (John Travolta) undergoes a face transplant, so as to impersonate an evil terrorist (Nicolas Cage) responsible for the death of his son. Straining credul ... More >>
A conversation with lawyer Zenas Baer, champion of all tomorrow's foreskins
Now that routine circumcision is discouraged by the medical establishment, will most parents abandon the procedure?
How quickly life changed when our daughter's heart murmur wasn't innocent at all
Tales from the other University of Minnesota hospital
The home of Fort Snelling, loons, timber wolves, and the U of M
First the lawsuits. Then the bankruptcy, the divorce, the TV exposé, the attorney general's investigation. Before Dr. Harry Johnson knew it, his cosmetic-surgery empire was in ruins.
The Business of Blood
Betting on horses or commodities trades is tame stuff compared to managing the blood supply.
Penile implants are supposed to make life better for men rendered impotent by injury or sickness. Sometimes they just make matters worse.