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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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University of Minnesota Medical School researchers to lead clinical trial for new, minimally invasive heart attack treatment. The University of Minnesota is the first site in the state to test the treatment that has shown improvements in patients’ quality of life and heart function.

University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus, Biomedical Sciences Professor, Dr. Benjamin Clarke talks with the Duluth News Tribune about combating Lyme disease through the Tick Project. 

The University of Minnesota Medical School congratulates Dr. Kumar Belani from our Department of Anesthesiology for being awarded the 2018 University of Minnesota President's Award for Outstanding Service. Dr. Belani’s one of only 12 recipients of the award.

A new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that teenagers who are homeless were twice as likely to be emotionally distressed, have suicidal ideation, and attempt suicide than their peers who did have houses.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared today, April 26, 2018, “University of Minnesota Medical School Day,” in recognition of the 130-year anniversary of its founding by the University Regents. 

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