Health

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A Global Conversation on Public Health and Pandemic Response

We have the tools — raw materials, surveillance, science, communication — to do better. “It is about political will” to make this a priority, so we don’t forget, like we did the lessons of the 1918 pandemic.

  • 04/07/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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A Conversation With Dr. Julie Amaon of Just the Pill

We want our patients to know that we are trusting them to know their bodies.

  • 01/22/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

  • 01/18/2021
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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The Work of a Street Medic

My response is: ‘Okay, I have these skills. There are people who want to support community and are out there getting hurt.’

  • 07/24/2020
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Family Tree Clinic: Teaching Intimacy

__ At the St. Paul-based Family Tree Clinic, sex education is wildly different than the paradigm that most of us

  • 07/24/2020
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‘Patient No More’ Addresses LGBTQ+ Health Care Disparities

“Patient No More” is a new documentary airing on PBS created by local filmmaker Diana Fraser. We asked Fraser to talk about the movie, and offer a summary review.

  • 07/06/2020

Arboretum Bud Break 5K

Bud Break 5K at the Arboretum on Sunday, May 3 — registration now open! Come out and celebrate spring at

  • 05/03/2020

25th Annual Minnesota Autism Conference

During the 25th Anniversary of AuSM’s Minnesota Autism Conference, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire

  • 04/29/2020

What Matters Most at the End of Life?

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care invites you to join us for a conversation between two of the preeminent

  • 04/06/2020
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Kim Uy: Medical Innovator

Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers. We feature four of them in excerpted form in this Innovators issue.

  • 03/24/2020