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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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UMN Medical School researchers urge a “deeper dive” into how much AFib a person has, in addition to risk factors and outcomes.

In a study never been done before, Dr. Erin Krebs set out to compare opioids with nonopioids for treating serious chronic pain. The results were groundbreaking.

After a lifesaving surgery, John Cassady was inspired to pursue a career in medicine thanks to his doctor at the time, Dr. Clark Chen. Now, years after first meeting, both are at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

This month, patients at University of Minnesota Health are among the first to be offered a new immunotherapy drugs, Yescarta® or Kymriah® for the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

For years, stress and socio-economic status have been connected to morbidity and mortality in humans, but until now, it has not been mechanically understood or explored in animal models.

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