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From the woes of dry winter skin to acne and skin cancer, Doctors on Call answers viewer questions about common skin problems. 

There is a fact that is not generally known to the public and that being there are a host of different kinds of flu shots, and not all are created equal.

Dr. Uzma Samadani joined MPR for a roundtable discussion on brain health and sports.

Commonly referred to as the "Australian Flu," H3N2 actually originated around Hong Kong.

Guidelines just published by two UMN Medical School faculty in the journal Pediatrics say that certain nutrients, including protein, zinc, iron, folate, certain vitamins and polyunsaturated fatty acids are critical for healthy brain development.

Dr. Alan Johns and Dr. Mary Owen joined Doctors on Call to discuss lung-related problems from pneumonia and asthma to lung cancer.

Dr. Mary Owen joined Monday night's Duluth City Council conversation on the proposed flavored tobacco ban.

Dr. Glenn Simmons Jr. joins the city of Duluth in taking on big tobacco. 

For University of Minnesota Medical School first-year students Lauren Rose and Luke Klugherz, joining the U.S. STARS cohort during its inaugural year was an exciting opportunity to make an impact on their field.

Dr. Anna Wirta-Kosobuski, is featured in this story about educating and inspiring the next generation of Native American students in the areas of science and healthcare. 


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