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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.


U seeks to prepare doctors for next generation of on-demand patients

Global health summit in Minneapolis predicts a future where patients need new breed of doctors.


Minnesota is trying to rule out medical pot in vaping lung-injury outbreak

Health officials can't clear inhaled forms of legal medical cannabis, but won't halt them.


U tests new apps to help teen brains fight psychosis

Teens, young adults test a new non-drug treatment.


14-year-old Little Falls girl found safe, is back at home

Emily Gerwing's family had expected her to return home after the Little Falls high school football game.


Mankato man killed in wrong-way crash with semi in Sibley County

The driver who died was not wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol said.


Cancer consortium bridges patients and research

A $20 million award from the National Cancer Institute aims to broaden its role of the Metro-Minnesota Community Oncology Research Consortium.


Sleep positions tied to majority of unexpected infant deaths in Minnesota, study finds

Health officials worry that parents are ignoring doctor tips.


Eden Prairie group launches stillbirth study, create research database

The Star Legacy Foundation this month announced the Pregnancy Research Project, a partnership with the University of Michigan.


University of Minnesota to test cancer-fighting 'natural killer' cells

The university has been at the forefront of research on unique first-strike cells in the human immune system.


Mayo researchers link vaping illness to toxic inhalation

The finding undercuts some theories linking the outbreak of severe lung injuries to marijuana or nicotine.