Human crises both worldwide and close to home present a constant need for critical support by aid workers, medical staff and others headed to the scene to assist.

Illness is collaborative. It’s not just a list of symptoms and a diagnosis, but a story.

Research out of the University of Minnesota Genomics Center highlights an improved method for profiling the microbiome, providing more accurate data in a rapidly expanding research area.

Dangerous heat waves are affecting much of the United States, and Minnesota is bracing for a hot couple of days.

Body shaming is a growing epidemic, rising to a fevered pitch in recent years alongside social media. 

For years, pregnant women have been advised to take prenatal vitamins in order to ensure proper growth and nutrition of the fetus.

It is estimated that 50-60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease have disordered sleep.

It’s estimated that someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 43 seconds.

The 2016 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report, recently released by the University of Minnesota’s Healthy Youth Development-Prevention Research Center,(HYD-PRC) shows Minnesota teen pregnancy rates have dropped significantly since 2014.

It is recommended that the average adult should get a regular eye exam every 2 to 3 years.


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