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Lung Cancer Killing Non-Smokers in Minnesota

KSTP-TV, December 9, 2013] Non-smokers in Minnesota, like Gary Brausen, a former Abbott Northwestern Hospital patient, are asking people to check their perceptions of lung cancer. Lung cancer, according to The American Cancer Society, is expected to kill 2,500 Minnesotans this year. That’s more than any other cancer. However, fundraising advocates at A Breath of […]

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Medtronic testing world’s smallest pacemaker

[KARE-TV, December 10, 2013] The world’s smallest pacemaker is now being tested in humans and it was created by Minnesota based Medtronic. Because it is so small, implanting the device is minimally invasive as well. Dr. Bill Katsiyiannis, with the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, described it as, “Just a phenomenal development.” See the story at […]