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Two new reports show that rural American obesity rates are climbing higher than those of their metropolitan counterparts.

The University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians and Fairview Health Services announced an agreement to move forward with an effort to create a nationally-renowned health system that combines academic and community resources.

18-year-old Catarina Gómez began college with a ten-year plan. Her intention was to become an immigration attorney and from there, launch a career in politics, but life had other plans. 

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With suicide rates on the rise, Dr. Kaz Nelson believes changing school curriculums can help kids and reverse the trend.

Dr. Johns is a University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus charter class member of 1972 and has taught medical students since 1982. 

Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color.

Extremely Rare Surgery Gives Teenager a Fresh Start

Emmy and her family found their long-awaited answer at the University of Minnesota, in the hands of the academic and clinical care teams.

It's often true that women are the leaders in black families, Dr. Simmons said, which is why he was on board with a colleague's effort to help women encourage men to take control of their own health.

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