Category Archives: HCMC News

Visit HCMC at the Fair for hands-on health activities, eye-opening research

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), Minnesota’s first Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center is at the Minnesota State Fair during the best days of summer with hands-on health activities in the Health Fair 11 Building, located at the corner … Continue reading

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Giving foot pain the boot

Linda Beaverson is an active runner, biker and long-boarder. When foot pain started affecting her lifestyle she knew it was time to get help. “I thought maybe I needed to do more stretching, or perhaps it was from running,” she … Continue reading

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Saturday Sports Physicals offered at HCMC’s Downtown Pediatric Clinic

School is just around the corner and Fall athletic teams are gearing up for practices. Does your child need his or her sports physical updated? Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is making it easy to get this back-to-school task done … Continue reading

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Hennepin County Medical Center Named Medical Services Provider for U.S. Bank Stadium

A partnership announced today with U.S. Bank Stadium and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) means that guests will be in good hands when the new stadium opens next month. Guest experience, including the health and wellness of guests, is a … Continue reading

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Public notification: Study using a medication to improve the mental status of people with traumatic brain injury

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is part of a multi-site study testing whether people who have life-threatening or life-altering traumatic brain injury do better when they receive a medication called Tranexamic Acid (TXA) that is used to stabilize bleeding in … Continue reading

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Good news for people living with Type 2 (adult) diabetes mellitus

In the fight against type 2 (adult) diabetes, the American Diabetes Association and the International Diabetes Federation recently announced their unanimous support of weight loss surgery as a vitally important treatment. They hope that this announcement will help to educate … Continue reading

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NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD to visit patients, colleagues at HCMC

NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD returned from his mission to the International Space Station in December, and now he’s returning to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) for a visit – the Level I Trauma Center where he completed his emergency … Continue reading

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