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Opioids have long been the solution for patients with cronic pain. Yet Dr. Erin Krebs says that there lacks research about the effectiveness of opioids and chronic pain.

Mind Deconstructed, a podcast started by Dr. Kaz Nelson and her brother, aims to help people better understand mental health.

30 years ago Robby Grendahl was the youngest patient to successfully undergo a heart transplant. Now he's back at the Univeristy of Minnesota sharing his story and thanking physicinas for making it possible.

Dr. Amy Greminger, Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health, joined Fox 21 to talk about National Kidney Awareness month, and best ways to keep your kidney healthy.

A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and Medical School found that 31.4% of respondents frequently use nutririon labels.

Here, we define the role of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), a peripheral cytokine, in regulating motivation and reward learning via direct actions on select projections into the nucleus accumbens (NAc).

Dr. Jon Hallberg, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine started the performing arts series to discuss individual health care topics through storytelling and song.

Dr. Mustafa al'Absi is launching a study to seek to discover, in part, what effect marijuana use has on individuals trying to quit tobacco cigarette smoking.

Nathan Ratner, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota and third-place finisher in last year's Elsevier Hackathon in Finland, talks about the promise of mobile health technology.  

Dr. Uzma Samadani, Department of Neurosurgery, joined collegues to publish and article addressing a recent study on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and its impact on youth football.

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