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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.


Minn. doctors welcome Trump's challenge on kidney disease

Cutting kidney failure starts with screenings; could save lives and billions of dollars in care.


New research leads hospitals to snuff out surgical smoke

HealthEast's three East Metro hospitals adopted a zero-tolerance policy last year requiring them to use "evacuation" systems in OR procedures.


Minnesota's medical pot program working for PTSD

More than 70% of respondents say state's medical program lessens their symptoms.


Mall of America will add a walk-in clinic

Fairview Health and University of Minnesota partnership will offer basic medical care starting in November.


CDC is on alert for the rare, paralyzing condition known as AFM

Minnesota, which found itself at the center of a national mystery last year, has reported no cases so far in 2019.


Big Island party scene plays part in outbreak, officials suspect

Officials say investigations are focusing on human sources of contamination.


Minnesota saw sharp drop in opioid deaths in 2018

Deaths related to prescription and illicit opioid drugs dropped sharply in Minnesota last year, according to preliminary state figures, giving health officials hope that a two decadelong epidemic has peaked.


U researcher finds link between doctors' prescribing and payments from drugmakers

U study links spike in use of pain and seizure meds to doctor payouts.


Mayo center will place new focus on women's health

Launched in June, the Center for Women's Health seeks to copy Mayo's Executive Health Program.


Abortions drop in Minnesota despite more women coming from out of state

But more nonresidents travel to the state to get the procedure.