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Eye tracking detects high pressure inside the skull

Contact: Christine Hill 612.873.5719 Doctors Can Detect Pressure Increases Inside the Skull By Tracking Eye Movements During Watching of Music Videos Dr. Uzma Samadani Eye movement tracking while watching a music video for 220 seconds can reveal whether there is … Continue reading

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Crisis Residence Open House scheduled for May 25

Contact: Christine Hill, 612.873.5719 On Thursday, May 25, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) celebrates the opening of its Crisis Residence located at 3633 Chicago Ave. South in Minneapolis. The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will … Continue reading

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Hennepin EMS, HCMC, Minneapolis Fire Dept. using new system to care for patients with sudden cardiac arrest

First major metropolitan departments in Minnesota to adopt ResQCPR System to improve the likelihood of survival  Every day, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the leading cause of death in the United States, takes the lives of over 1,000 men and women.1 … Continue reading

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North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy opens April 17

Open House set for Wednesday, April 26 The North Loop Clinic and Pharmacy, located on the first floor of the Tractor Works Building at 800 Washington Avenue, opens on April 17 in the North Loop neighborhood and central business district … Continue reading

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Flag-raising ceremony marks National Donate Life Month

Organ, tissue and eye donations provide renewed hope to thousands of people waiting for transplants each year.  Through the remarkable process of donation, it is possible for a single donor to save or enhance the lives of up to 60 … Continue reading

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Minnesota Poison Control System: Educate Before You Medicate

National Poison Prevention Week is March 19-25, 2017 The Minnesota Poison Control System and Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, are reminding all Minnesotans that medications can be helpful but must be used and handled with care. “Poisonings can … Continue reading

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HCMC’s transplant program marks World Kidney Day

  On Thursday, March 9, 2017 Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) will partner with the National Kidney Foundation to raise awareness about kidney transplant as part of World Kidney Day. The event is one of many taking place during March, … Continue reading

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