Health Care

3,000 HealthPartners workers prepared to strike over their own health care

More than 1,800 nurses and other medical care workers at HealthPartners could vote to strike next week if they don't reach a new contract...

What happens in Minnesota if Obamacare gets struck down by the...

At least 300,000 Minnesotans may lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned, which is the entirely possible outcome of a lawsuit...

Minnesota is projected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

Newest phase in opioid epidemic: Mix of opioids and stimulants like...

Minnesota health officials and researchers are tracking a troubling trend in the opioid crisis, even amid a decline in the total number of opioid-involved...

Price transparency alone won’t keep health care costs down

Surveys consistently show that affordability of healthcare is a top issue that Americans want their elected officials to address. The United States spends twice...

Safe injection sites are successful internationally, so why did Minneapolis say...

In 2019, the city of Minneapolis recorded more than 1,300 drug overdoses, the most in at least a dozen years. At the start of...

The most in demand jobs in Minnesota don’t pay enough to...

Of the 10 most in-demand jobs in Minnesota right now, only half pay the $15 an hour needed to meet the basic costs of...