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Researchers at HCMC awarded grants for Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Last year the Minnesota State Legislature established the Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Grant Program (136A.901).   The grants support research into new and innovative treatments and rehabilitative efforts for functional improvement of people with spinal cord and … Continue reading

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HCMC participating in winter disaster relief trial

  Hennepin County Medical Center is one of the many participants in a 2016 Winter Cycling Congress exercise demonstrating how bicycles could be used to assist during a disaster, even in winter. And the weather appears to be cooperating. The … Continue reading

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Middle-aged men face new health challenges

As men get older, they tend to face many new health problems in a short period of time, says HCMC’s Dr. Bryan Nelson. Dr. Nelson is a family medicine physician at HCMC’s Golden Valley Clinic, as well as the Medical … Continue reading

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Dr. Eduardo Colon named Chief of Psychiatry

Dr. Eduardo Colón has been named the new Chief of the HCMC/Hennepin Health System Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Colón has served as Vice-Chief of the department since 1998. He started at HCMC as in intern in 1979 and completed his … Continue reading

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HCMC’s Burn Center reverified as pediatric and adult burn center

The American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons recently completed their regularly scheduled site visit and reverified HCMC as a pediatric and adult burn center. Reviewers commended the Burn Center team on their commitment to excellence and providing … Continue reading

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Healthy work/life balance is essential for caregivers

Office for Professional Worklife is the first of its kind to address physician stress For many professions, finding the right balance between work schedules and home life can be challenging. Health care providers are not immune to this issue. In … Continue reading

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Doctors release The Football Decision: An Exploration Into Every Parent’s Decision Whether Or Not To Let A Child Play Contact Sports.

New Book Raises Questions About the Quality of Data Supporting a Proposed Ban of Youth Football (MINNEAPOLIS, MN/NEW YORK, NY) -December 21, 2015—Neurosurgeon Uzma Samadani, M.D, Ph.D, and emergency medicine physician Robert Glatter, M.D, announce the release of their book, … Continue reading

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