Health Care

Walz says Minnesota ready for potential coronavirus spread: ‘Preparation is not...

Gov. Tim Walz, the state’s top health official and legislative leaders sought to reassure the public Monday that they are working to prepare for...

Your health insurance: probably bad and getting worse

“A good life for American families also requires the most affordable, innovative, and high-quality healthcare system on Earth. Before I took office, health insurance...

Native-led effort brings nighttime help to homeless

Close to midnight one Saturday, a couple dozen nurses, police officers, EMTs and social workers circled up in an empty break room on East...

Can we shop for health care? A Minnesota Reformer colloquy

Editor's note: This is a response to a guest commentary by state Rep. Jennifer Schultz, DFL-Duluth, about whether patients shopping for their health care...

Danger zone: Work is safer than it used to be, but...

Work-related illness and injuries in Minnesota reached all-time lows in 2018, but experts are concerned about persistently high injury rates in risky industries like...

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...

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