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Since the hurricane, a group of University of Minnesota Medical School physicians, students and staff have organized efforts to help the island, including several mission trips to provide supplies and medical expertise.

The number of Lyme disease cases has increased over the past two decades from roughly 300 cases in the mid-nineties to over 1,300 cases confirmed in 2016.

There are currently more than 285,000 people in the United States suffering from spinal cord injuries, and about 17,000 new spinal cord injuries each year.

Medical students, along with other University of Minnesota health professionals, traveled to Puerto Rico last month to continue to provide aid for the still-rebuilding island.

Dr. Kristina Krohn argues the case for guilt-free breastfeeding in an era of “Breast is Best” vs “Fed is Best."

Last year, it was Saaid Nur's name that was added to the national transplant waiting list when his kidneys were failing. As someone who works closely with transplant patients, Saaid knew first hand just how long that wait could be.

Opioid overdoses account for more fatalities than car accidents and gun violence, with 115 people dying from the epidemic every day.

The research studies asked two core questions: Do dopamine neurons have a role in causing cues in our environment to acquire value? And, if so, do different groups of dopamine neurons serve different functions within this process?

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