The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to science and engineering professionals who are beginning their independent research careers.

Approximately 40 million people in the United States are living with some form of kidney disease, among those, more than 730,000 are in Minnesota.

Since June 17, 2019, high school senior Kao Chang has been interning with the Neurosurgery Department, working 20 hours a week.

Dr. Carolyn Bramante joins MPR News to break down the conversation around health and weight on social media.

Inpatients, outpatients and families were able to enjoy mini golf, face painting, giveaways, a DJ, a photo booth and food.

39 million people in the United States, especially women, suffer from migraines according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Thankfully, new treatments have come out in recent years that are showing promise.

In Minnesota, more than a million people are under the age of 18, who have a 1 in 5 chance of developing depression and a 1 in 6 chance of developing severe anxiety, but there are only 140 child psychiatrists practicing in the state.

Michael Westerhaus, MD, was recently selected as a 2019 Macy Faculty Scholar by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.

MPR News featured Dr. Nelson and her initiative to reduce the stigma and create an open and honest conversation around mental health with medical professionals.

June 20, 2019 was the 33rd Annual Turtle Derby at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital! The event raises money for amenities to make patients and their families feel more comfortable.


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