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Stopping the scourge: An all-out effort to fight opioid addiction

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment to aid people addicted to narcotic pain relievers. | Photo courtesy of Pixabay

March 20, 2018 - 5:16pm

Minnesota medtech companies devise treatments for opioid-use disorder

The creators of the InfiSIS, a multimodal neuromodulator device developed by Osseo-based startup SmartImplantSystems specifically as an alternative to opioids, expects the neuropathic device to be effective in addressing the multiple forms of pain that can collectively plague post-operative and other patients, particularly in the back and the legs. | Photo courtesy of Omid Souresrafil/SmartImplantSystems

March 15, 2018 - 4:38pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Stuart Randle

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Workplace wellness programs diagnosed as robust nationwide

Johns Hopkins employees paddled a “Grateful Bread” dragon boat at the 2017 Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge at Under Armour Headquarters in Baltimore. The competition was among the activities that make up Hopkins’ wellness program. | Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins

January 30, 2018 - 9:29pm

Wellness programs signal cultural shift in Twin Cities workplaces

The meditation room at St. Paul–based Beehive Strategic Communication | Courtesy of Beehive Strategic Communication

January 18, 2018 - 4:37pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sloane Wendell

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ray Sedey

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Thomas Keech

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Tom Wicka

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Fintech startup expands to meet growing need for medical loans

LendingPoint CEO Tom Burnside is one of the company's four co-founders. | Photo submitted

July 2, 2017 - 12:55pm

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