Tag Archives: Hennepin

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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HCMC receives message from space

Today Dr. Kjell Lindgren, the astronaut who received his medical training at HCMC, took a photo of Minneapolis from the International Space Station and sent a hello to his friends and colleagues @hennepinmedical! For more information about Dr. Lindgren what … Continue reading

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Poison Prevention Tips for Child Safety

National Poison Prevention Week March 15 – 21 In support of National Poison Prevention Week, March 15-21, the Minnesota Poison Control System and Safe Kids Minnesota are offering simple suggestions to keep children safe. The organizations emphasize that poisonings can … Continue reading

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International Walk to School (Safely!) Day

St. Anthony Village Children Join Safe Kids of Hennepin County and FedEx on International Walk to School Day October 8, 2014 Safe Kids of Hennepin County (Hennepin County Medical Center) and FedEx volunteers will be participating in the International Walk … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Belzer receives Charles Bolles Bolles-Rogers Award

The West Metro Medical Foundation and the Twin Cities Medical Society have selected Dr. Michael Belzer, Chief Medical Officer at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), as the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Charles Bolles Bolles-Rogers Award. Dr. Belzer has served … Continue reading

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HCMC program recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals

HCMC recognized for work to improve health in the Latino community Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) has been recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals for its work to reduce health disparities for Latino youth through culturally sensitive, integrated care. America’s Essential … Continue reading

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Glow sticks: safe to wear – but not to eat!

Glow sticks, bracelets, and necklaces have become part of the Halloween experience. These toys are cheap, portable, and emit a colorful glow making them perfect to increase visibility of children while trick or treating.    A glow stick consists of … Continue reading

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