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Twin Cities hospitals face critical shortage of pain medications

Twin Cities hospitals are struggling amid a nationwide shortage to keep adequate supplies of critical care drugs, including pain meds like fentanyl and morphine that are necessary to surgery and ... read more

You read that right: Minnesota hospitals short on opioids, looking for alternatives

“(For) the majority of hospital surgical patients it’s not an issue of an addiction,” said Marcy Hoeffling, pharmacy director at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. “It’s just that you need pain . ... read more

The Top Doctors in the Twin Cities, 2018

We interviewed six celebrated Twin Cities doctors about ... ve suffered severe injuries to the face and body experience seemingly insurmountable hardships. So it’s surprising to hear Dr. William Mohr, ... read more

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Foreign-born physicians strengthen health care in Central Minnesota

At CentraCare, foreign-trained doctors are well represented as cardiologists and as hospitalists in internal medicine, who work with complex, critical cases only in the hospital ... area and 76 live ... read more

Strategies shift for treating mental illnesses

Coleman is among hundreds of patients across Minnesota benefiting from a fundamental shift in the way hospitals and health plans treat people with serious mental illnesses. Facing a critical shortage ... read more

A New American Dream: The Rise of Immigrants in Rural America

Currently, rural areas face a severe shortage ... hospital records depicting zero occurrences of such injuries, but it did little to change people’s rooted beliefs. “That story went forever,” former ... read more

‘Who’s going to take care of these people?’

The hospital had ... The next it might be a critical gunshot wound, or an allergic reaction to a bee sting, or a panic attack, or a child with a cockroach stuck in his ear, or a pill seeker trying to ... read more

India 2024: A healthy India

Rates should be flexible to take into account the location of the hospital as costs can be less in rural areas but are much higher in the cities. This difference ... India still faces critical ... read more

Inside the World of Alternative Veterinarian Care

“You’ll get death threats if you write about this,” says a Twin Cities veterinarian who represents ... Her hardline stance flies in the face of recommendations from the American Animal Hospital ... read more

In much of rural Georgia, maternal healthcare is disappearing

Baker hovers above her patient’s hospital bed on the second floor of Upson Regional, a look of concern on her face. Abigail Williams ... state of Georgia faces a physician shortage, the problem is ... read more

Pilot who crashed at Lake Elmo Airport in 2010 denied $27M verdict

Kedrowski was flown by helicopter to Regions Hospital in St. Paul ... to treat depression and takes medication to treat seizures and involuntary muscle contractions in his left arm and leg. “I take no ... read more

Hospices feel the pain

"You feel like (you) are making a difference in the patient's life at a critical time and you almost become like a member of the family." The nursing shortage might not ... like intravenous pumps for ... read more

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