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The Woman Who Wants Wall Street to Fund a Cure for Blindness 19.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US
Karen Petrou spent years trying to hide her blindness. Now she has come up with a plan to get private investors to bankroll a cure.
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Governor hopefuls Johnson and Walz hold first debate in Nisswa 18.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Republican gubernatorial nominee Jeff Johnson and his DFL opponent Tim Walz faced each other in debate, their first meeting since Tuesday's primary election.
War of words continues between Mayo and CNN over 'medical kidnapping' report 18.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
CNN issued a defense of its story on an 18-year-old patient it said Mayo Clinic kept against her will in 2016.
NYU medical school plans free tuition for those studying to be doctors 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.
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Beer offer kept Minnesota man from jumping off bridge 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.
How MPR News reported the CNN-Mayo 'medical kidnapping' story 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Claims that Mayo held a young patient against her will? A family sneaking their daughter out to move her to another hospital? That's a story that bears follow-up, especially if it's happening in our backyard. Here is how MPR News reported that story
Overdose total hits 76 in Connecticut park 16.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Conn., as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.
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NYU Offers Full-Tuition Scholarships for All Medical Students 16.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US
NYU said it will cover tuition for all its medical students, a first among the nation’s major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won’t be saddled with six-figure debt.
The promise and peril of genetic testing and personalized medicine 16.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two doctors and a genetic counselor explore the promise and peril of genetic testing and personalized medicine.
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Mayo disputes CNN story on 'medical kidnapping,' calling it inaccurate and irresponsible 16.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Mayo Clinic said a CNN story accusing the medical behemoth of "medical kidnapping" in a case of a patient contained "egregious errors."
Scuba diver dies in Washington County 15.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The death of a scuba diver pulled from a lake in Washington County is under investigation.
Police Seek Motive Behind Suspected Attack on U.K. Parliament 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
U.K. police said they are still trying to establish why a 29-year-old British national rammed a car into barriers at the Houses of Parliament in an alleged attack reminiscent of a lethal terrorist assault last year.
Child dies in swing set collapse in Zumbrota 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police say the 4-year-old child was swinging Monday morning when the structure collapsed. It's the second time this month that a child has died in a swing set accident.
The Terminally Ill Need More Than the 'Right to Try' 14.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Two hundred cancer drugs are in Phase III trials. Congress can put them into patients’ hands today.
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Blithe tone belied desperate actions of Seattle plane thief 13.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Authorities confirmed Sunday that Richard Russell had died in the fiery wreckage, but whether the crash was deliberate or accidental was one of several topics remaining for investigators.
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One killed in wrong-way crash on Minnesota highway 12.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
One person died and two others were injured Friday night in a crash involving a wrong-way driver on a highway in Minnetonka.
Rural America faces a crisis in 'adequate housing' 11.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Small towns have their own version of the housing crisis: not enough homes being built, plus a lack of move-in ready homes. Local leaders say it's hard to expand the tax base without more homes.
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IBM Bet Billions on Using Watson to Improve Cancer Treatment. It Hasn't Worked. 11.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Big Blue spent billions on its Watson artificial intelligence product with a focus on cancer care. Sometimes, it didn’t say more than doctors already knew. In other cases, Watson was tripped up by a lack of data in rare or recurring cancers and rapidly evolving treatments.
Murphy, Swanson, Walz talk issues, ads, abilities in DFL governor debate 11.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Three leading DFL gubernatorial candidates tried to distinguish themselves Friday on guns, immigration, recreational marijuana and other issues during an MPR News debate. Voters on Tuesday will decide which candidate moves on to the November ballot.
Mayo Clinic names Farrugia as new CEO 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Dr. Gianrico Farrugia will take the helm after Dr. John Noseworthy's nearly decade-long stint in the position. Farrugia said he takes over at a time of great upheaval for the health care industry nationally. To succeed, he said, Mayo will need to continue to find ways to adapt.
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