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A new study, published in Pediatrics, finds that transgender and gender non-conforming youth show lower rates of health care utilization and suffer poorer health than cisgender youth.

Whether you’re playing in the big game, or cheering in the crowd, knowing what to do when faced with an injury can keep you in the action and off of the bench.  

In a new video, Dr. Neil Henderson, Executive Director of the Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team, talks about the team's new community space in Duluth and how its design fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement.

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The surgery performed at the University of Minnesota Medical Center was the first in the state to utilize this minimally invasive procedure.

Featuring Sheila Specker, MD, Department of Psychiatry, featured in story about rising opioid abuse in Minnesota. 

The new treatment, which uses stem cells to produce islets, could be a significant step in the treatment of the disease. 

Dr. Jerrold Vitek is featured in this story about Carl Luepker, who was just 12 years old when he was diagnosed with Dystonia, a degenerative nerve disease.

As medical professionals, we hold the responsibility and reap the rewards of direct patient care. I could never give up practicing because it is part of my identity and my purpose. It is also a great privilege. 

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