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[KMSP-TV, January 01, 2015]   The science of medicine is always improving and evolving - and our hometown hospital is often leading the way. Dr. Ben Bache-Wiig, president of Abbott Northwestern in Minneapolis talked with Fox 9 and WCCO-AM about top five medical advancements in 2015.
January 01, 2016
[Isanti County News, November 11, 2015]   An innovative medical device is providing physicians with a safer way to treat brain aneurysms. The Pipeline embolization device is a braided wire mesh cylindrical device that is placed across the neck of an aneurysm, a blood-filled ballooning wall of a blood vessel.
November 11, 2015
[KMSP-TV, November 08, 2015]   For the first time, actor Robin Williams' widow said Williams had been diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. And that was likely the reason he committed suicide.
November 10, 2015
[WCCO-AM, November 05, 2015]   The widow of the late Robin Williams said the reason he likely committed suicide was because he was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. Okeanis Vaou , MD, neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic at Abbott Northwestern Hospital talked about the condition with WCCO-AM.
November 05, 2015
[WCCO-TV, October 28, 2015]   The surprise retirement of University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill puts renewed focus on epilepsy, the disease that sidelined him. Minnesota Epilepsy Group neurologist, Dr. Paul Atkinson , talked with WCCO-TV about the disease, what it can do to a person and how it's treated.
October 28, 2015
[Pioneer Press, June 29, 2015]   A $2 million donation from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation will help Abbott Northwestern Hospital expand its neurological intensive care unit and treat more patients with injuries and disorders to the brain and spinal cord.
June 30, 2015
[Duluth News Tribune, June 30, 2015]   On a November morning in 2011, Kraig Lee was hit with the worst headache of his life. The 58-year-old Wannaska farmer took several over-the-counter pain pills.
June 30, 2015
[KSTP TV, June 29, 2015]   Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Someone will die of a stroke every four minutes, making it one of the top five leading causes of death in the country.
June 29, 2015
[KMSP-TV, June 07, 2015]   Sara Woelflin's walk down the aisle in Minneapolis on Saturday represented a major milestone beyond its obvious significance for soon-to-be nuptials. Just 5 years ago, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 25, and according to her doctor from the Noran Clinic at Abbott Northwestern , her case was especially unusual.
June 07, 2015
[KARE-TV, May 10, 2015]   Mother's Day will never be the same for a Minneapolis family. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed Chelsea Hammond, 31, with a brain tumor; she was eight months pregnant.
May 11, 2015