In the News

After volunteering at an emergency medical shelter in San Juan following Hurricane Maria, Dr. Miguel Fiol returned to Minnesota to drum up support and supplies for his return journey.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans do not get a full eight hours of sleep per night recommended by doctors. This lack of sleep can eventually lead to health problems such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's.

A doctor issued guideline recommending that all adults take aspirin daily to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke seems to have had little effect on adults a new study finds.

Dr. Uzma Samadani made a breakthrough in detecting concussions; now, she wants to compare injured athletes and their siblings.

A new study led by Dr. Cheryl Gale suggests that gut fungi may be just as important as bacteria for understanding obesity and metabolic health.

Dr. Anne Blaes discusses her research that highlights the benefits of physical activity during breast cancer recovery.

Rockin’ for Hope is a fundraising event to benefit local breast cancer patients, and funding Stage IV breast cancer research at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth. Read more

For whatever ails you, Doctors On Call has an answer! Join hosts, Dr. Ray Christensen, Dr. Ruth Westra, and Dr. Alan Johns as they take turns hosting Doctors on Call on WDSE-TV. The show will air Thursday nights at 7pm from now until February. Read more see the show's schedule and to learn more. 

The Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team from the Medical School Duluth Campus is moving into the reimagined building at 624 E. First St. in Duluth, MN. Read more

The clinic will be staffed by the same doctors and specialists who tend to student athletes, providing patients top-notch care.

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