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MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 27, 2017
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February 21, 2017
PROSTATE 101: What’s happening, and what’s coming, in treatment of a common cancer in men
At 39, Dr. Paul Tonkin is still young in his medical career. But the Essentia Health urologist already is amazed by the advances in his specialty....
February 21, 2017 - 5:00am
Clinical trial pays off for prostate cancer patient
When it was suggested to Dale Pagenkopf that he participate in a clinical trial for treatment of his prostate cancer, he didn't hesitate. "I...
February 21, 2017 - 4:26am
February 17, 2017
Report lists 'adverse events' at Northland hospitals
The wrong surgical or invasive procedure was performed. Another procedure was performed on the wrong body part. A biological specimen was mishandled...
February 17, 2017 - 12:01am
February 14, 2017
Crossing the medical gender divide
Dawn Drotar was about 7, growing up in the tiny town of Stockholm, Sask., when she had a memorable chat with her dad. "We were sitting down...
February 14, 2017 - 5:15am
Better off with a female doc?
They didn't bring it up, but the female physicians interviewed for these stories were well aware of a study published in December about the success of women vs. male doctors. The study found that elderly hospitalized patients treated by female doctors are less likely to die within...
February 14, 2017 - 4:25am
February 13, 2017
Photos: 'Share More Love Day' for kids with cancer in Duluth
Monday was "Share More Love Day" at Essentia Health — St. Mary's Children's Hospital in Duluth, as Northwestern Mutual delivered "Bags...
February 13, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 6, 2017
Northland hospitals feeling the effects of flu
The flu bug is pushing its way into area hospitals. "We are seeing it," said Dr. Harmony Tyner, an infectious-disease specialist at St. Luke's...
February 6, 2017 - 8:23pm
January 23, 2017
Duluth hospitals divert patients during busy weekend
Each of Duluth's hospitals temporarily diverted patients to the other during a busy weekend. "Basically, ICU was our problem," said John Strange,...
January 23, 2017 - 7:29pm
January 10, 2017
Leeches and maggots to the rescue
This is something you may not have given much thought to, but leeches have wonderful saliva. "Within the leech saliva there is a substance...
January 10, 2017 - 5:00am
December 20, 2016
Lester Park students bring Christmas cheer to Duluth hospitals
A touch of Christmas arrived at Duluth's hospitals on Tuesday in the hands of 18 Lester Park Elementary School students. Accompanied by teachers,...
December 20, 2016 - 5:03pm
December 15, 2016
Essentia announces top baby names of 2016
Henry and Mason emerged as the most popular baby names so far this year at the Birthplace at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center, the...
December 15, 2016 - 8:01pm
October 26, 2016
Mental health among pressing needs found in Duluth assessment
Mental health emerged as one of Duluth's most pressing health needs in an unprecedented combined assessment by the city's major health institutions. "We know we have a shortage of mental health providers," said Amy D. Westbrook, public health division director for the St. Louis County...
October 26, 2016 - 7:13pm
September 24, 2016
Urgent care chain coming to Duluth, Cloquet
The entry of a chain of for-profit urgent care clinics into Duluth and Cloquet seems to have hospital officials unruffled. “God bless them,” said John Strange, CEO of St. Luke’s hospital. “Competition is an ongoing thing.” The company, MedExpress, plans to locate its seven-day-a-week...
September 24, 2016 - 9:17am
September 9, 2016
Essentia to host state mental health task force
Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth will host members of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's Task Force on Mental Health on Monday for a series of discussions that are open to the public. The task force, which was created to identify gaps in Minnesota's mental health system...
September 9, 2016 - 11:55pm
Essentia nurses approve new contract
Nurses with Essentia Health’s Twin Ports hospitals have a new contract. The Minnesota Nurses Association announced Friday that its 1,300 members...
September 9, 2016 - 1:40pm