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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 students, staff, and faculty gathered together in the Phillips-Wangensteen Building to kick off a year of celebrations as the Medical School marks 130 years of training Minnesota's physicians.

Native American Health, Resiliency, Highlighted in New Exhibition

This week an exhibition is debuting at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum focused on Native American resiliency, health, and perspectives in the Great Lakes region.

Dr. Michael Howell, Department of Neurology, writes in the Star Tribune about school start times.

You can learn how to administer naloxone yourself.

As the opioid crisis continues to intensify, Americans are being urged to get and learn how to use naloxone.

Heroin and prescription opioid abuse is currently a public health emergency in the United States. But researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School are developing vaccines to ward off opioid addiction.

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