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As Walz signs $30 million for rural EMS, providers worry it will not be enough money

Gov. Tim Walz traveled Thursday to the rural town of Hoyt Lakes to sign a bill that will ...

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Guest column: Knowledge is empowering: A guide to senior services

Seniors, this article contains information worth saving. The content equips you with services and contacts to help you ...

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Mayo Clinic Health System gearing up for construction on site

Community members can expect the start of several projects in the coming months at Mayo Clinic Health System ...

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National Nursing Week: Hospice nurse recognized for compassion

Jenna Fadden has always been passionate about helping others. After experiencing a lot of loss at a young ...

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Mayo in Albert Lea and Austin earns top marks for patient safety

All six eligible Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals earned A grades from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that ...

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New Minnesota hospitalizations steady for flu, down for COVID and RSV

Last month, goats tested positive for avian influenza in Minnesota. Then dairy cows tested positive in Texas, Kansas and ...

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Minnesota’s rural ambulance providers look to state Capitol for their own lifeline

For Dodge Center emergency medical technician Brooke Yennie, her ambulance is a vessel. 

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Report says tax breaks for Minnesota hospitals, including Mayo, outweigh community benefit

A national report finds Mayo Clinic was one of the 10 worst-performing nonprofit U.S. health systems in 2021 ...

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Mayo Health System earns top marks for patient safety, experience

Mayo Clinic Health System received national recognition from Healthgrades, a leading health care consumer resource, for its commitment ...

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Minnesotans encouraged to check for prediabetes

On this Diabetes Alert Day – March 26 – the Minnesota Department of Health urges people to investigate ...

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Only 1 percent of Minnesotans ages 65 or older are up to date on COVID vaccine

Snow fell on Thursday, and so did Minnesota’s COVID-19 vaccination rate.

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Mayo Clinic Health System announces launch of new primary care on demand service

Mayo Clinic Health System patients now have 24/7 365-days-a-year access to care through a new mobile app, Primary ...

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New position at St. John’s brings focus on wellness

By Ayanna Eckblad As people age, the need to stay active and mobile becomes an essential part of ...

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Senior strength: Skilled nursing for continued health

Guest column by Martha Jones Sichko Stroke, physical therapy or medical conditions are reasons why seniors may require ...

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U.S. health officials drop 5-day isolation time for COVID-19

NEW YORK — Americans who test positive for COVID-19 no longer need to stay in isolation for five ...

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