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Join medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou every Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS News. Dr. Georgiou reports on the latest medical and health care news.

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Caregiver Appreciation Event Held at MOA

November is National Caregivers Month. A caregiver appreciation event was held at Mall of America Sunday. It was aimed at telling those caregivers their voices are being heard...



  • Surveillance video of the hospital attack in Maplewood. Rep. Atkins to Introduce 'Nurse Protection Act'

    A Minnesota lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next year to offer more protection for nurses. DFL Rep. Joe Atkins says he’ll introduce the Nurse Protection Act, which would increase the penalty for assault against a nurse...

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, , center, and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, stand as they are asked to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. CDC Chief Drops Worst-Case Ebola Estimate

    The government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday. In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated the number of people sickened by the Ebola virus could explode to as many as 1.4 million by mid-January without more help...

  • Photo: AP/Rogelio V. Solis, File McKinsey Report Says Global Obesity Costs Hit $2 Trillion

    A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute says that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism...

  • Some U of Minn. Patients Notified of Infection Possibility

    Some people who received care at the University of Minnesota Medical Center's Colon and Rectal Clinic may have been exposed to equipment that was not properly cleaned. The clinic said that the sigmoidoscope use on some procedures was cleaned and disinfected between use, however it was not disinfected to the standards of the hospital...

  • MNsure Sees Spike in Visits Since Weekend

    Officials with Minnesota's health insurance exchange say the system has seen a spike in consumer visits since the workweek started but is handling the load well. MNsure CEO Scott Leitz told his board of directors Wednesday there haven't been any major technical issues since open enrollment began Saturday... 









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