Good Question: How Do You Catch A Cold?According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average American adult gets two to three colds per year. Kids can get them 8 to 10 times. So, how do you catch a cold? Good Question.
Dayton Presses $30M Plan To Boost University Med SchoolThe University of Minnesota Medical School may soon get a financial boost, if Gov. Mark Dayton has his way. He's proposing a multi-million dollar investment in the school to be included in the upcoming budget.
U Of M Medical Students To Take Part In Nationwide 'Die-In'Students from the University of Minnesota Medical School's chapters of Physicians for Human Rights and Student National Medical Association participated in a "die-in" on Wednesday afternoon. The "die-in" is part of nationwide protests against the lack of indictments for police killings in Ferguson, Mo. and New York.
Rybak Undergoes Second Heart Procedure Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak successfully underwent a procedure Monday afternoon to remove a blockage from an artery. He's recovering from a life-threatening heart attack which he suffered Saturday after cross-country skiing for nearly eight miles. Before Monday's procedure, the former mayor continued his light-hearted banter on Twitter, posting a picture of himself in a hospital gown, framed as a GQ magazine cover.
Good Question: Is Caffeine Hazardous To Our Health?Almost all of us get an extra jolt every day from a drink with caffeine. We're a nation that borders on addiction.
U Of M Cautions Surgeon Over Disclosures The University of Minnesota Medical School has sent a cautionary letter to one of its top spinal surgeons for violating conflict-of-interest disclosure requirements arising from his work for Medtronic Inc.
Researchers: New CPR Method Increases Survival RateA five-year clinical trial led by the University of Minnesota Medical School researchers has led to a new method of CPR that improves long-term survival rates with good brain function by 50 percent.