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Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan attends American Indian Youth with Stethoscopes event

American Indian youth spent the day learning about healthcare professions, trying hands-on activities with real medical equipment.

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Youth dive into medical knowledge at Youth with Stethoscopes summits

Our Talent Garden wrapped up the year with Latine Youth with Stethoscopes and Black Men with Stethoscopes.

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Happy Twin Cities Pride!

Come out to support the LQBTQ+ community this weekend in Loring Park to celebrate the Twin Cities Pride Festival!

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Black Women with Stethoscopes Youth Summits inspire youth and make us hopeful for the future of healthcare

Over 150 young women ages 12-18 years old recently visited our campus to learn about healthcare careers during our Black Women with Stethoscopes Youth Summits on April 30 and May 15. Youth learned that not only are these careers within reach, but that they can play a critical role in delivering culturally-centered care and help decrease health disparities. Black Women with…

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Kidney donor and grateful transplant recipient join Donate Life ceremonies

As we celebrate Donate Life month in April, a promotion to increase awareness about organ, tissue and eye donation and what that can mean to others, we annually raise the Donate Life flag in a celebration on our campus. This year, the celebration included a kidney donor and the recipient of his kidney, who actually…

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Walk with a Doc

This fall the Integrative Health team at Hennepin Healthcare has joined with the international non-profit organization Walk with a Doc to promote healthy movement and community. Starting on Sat. Nov 20th at 10am, Dr. Shawn Olson will lead a fun and relaxing walk through the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden . We will meet under the Cowles…

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Donate Life

Are you ready, in the case of a traumatic life-ending event, to donate parts of your body to save someone’s life, if your own life was at an end? April is Donate Life month. Donate Life month serves to create awareness about how registering to be a donor is an incredible act of kindness and…

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Go red for women or just wear red day, which is it? Either way, February 5th wear red! Here’s why:

Remember when the first Friday of February, during National Heart Month, was designated as Go Red for Women and they had the little red dress pin? ( I still have and love that pin!) And now we are asked to wear red on the same day to raise awareness of heart disease for all?

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Celebrating World Children’s Day: Our commitment to provide for, protect and encourage children to participate

November 20, 2020 is the 61st anniversary of the World’s Children’s Day, which commemorates the Declaration of the Rights of the Child that passed by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on November 20, 1959. The rights of children have evolved and transformed since that historic day. In 1989, the UN put in place the…

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May is stroke awareness month

Although sometimes it seems the world has stopped and everything is focused on the world of COVID-19, strokes don’t care. They still happen. Take a step back and remember or learn the signs of a stroke – BE FAST! Strokes don’t just happen to the elderly. Increasingly, younger people are experiencing strokes. And more importantly,…

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