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Jeremy Olson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering health care for the Star Tribune. Trained in investigative and computer-assisted reporting, Olson has covered politics, social services, and family issues.

A University of St. Thomas graduate, Olson completed fellowships at the Kaiser Family Foundation, Poynter Institute and New York Times. Honors include a Premack Public Affairs award for scrutinizing a schizophrenia drug trial, a SABEW award for uncovering abuses of meatpackers, and a Casey Medal for examining deaths in foster care. His Pulitzer-winning series on child care led to a decline in child deaths. Olson and his family live in Edina.


Flu shows second act in Minnesota in 'a particularly bad year for kids'

The uptick comes as an unusual early spread of a B strain of influenza, historically tougher on children, has given way to an A strain of the virus.


Minneapolis man relieved to be home after 2 weeks in quarantine over Wuhan visit

The CDC issued certificate of health to take home, just in case he faced uncertainty from neighbors or co-workers.


Twin Cities will be part of experiment with drones carrying human organs

The LifeSource organ procurement agency for Minnesota and the Dakotas joins groups in Boston and Las Vegas for the next round of test flights.


Minnesota doctors are now being graded on women's bone health

Clinic report card shows progress on depression and asthma care, but a below average grade on managing bone health in elderly women.


Fairview courts partners to preserve St. Joseph's Hospital

Health system caught between community pressures to curb hospital cuts, financial pressure to speed them up.


Minneapolis man waits out quarantine after visit to Wuhan

On Monday night, the quarantined Americans on the flight from Wuhan got the news that everybody feared — one of them was infected with the coronavirus.


HealthPartners clinic workers OK one-week protest strike

Caregivers voted to conduct a seven-day strike, beginning Feb. 19, if their demands regarding health care benefits aren't met.


Hennepin Healthcare picks new leader

New CEO Jennifer DeCubellis is praised for her passion and skill in crafting human services solutions.


Online therapy a growing option in Minnesota health care

Online CBT has been proposed as a solution for years to shortages of therapists or to other barriers that make it hard for patients.


Prince doctor sanctioned by Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Disciplinary action follows physician's settlement of a federal lawsuit.