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CDC issues guidelines on mild pediatric brain injuries

There is nothing ‘mild’ about a mild traumatic brain injury. This is something we at Hennepin Healthcare have known for years.

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Jet ski accident leads to unexpected diagnosis

Ricardo Ortiz went jet skiing with his family. It was a sunny summer day. He had an accident and later received an unexpected diagnosis.

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Local writer thanks and apologizes to neurosurgery team and ICU nurses

I was hospitalized September 20, 2017 after suffering from a subarachnoid ruptured aneurysm and stroke. I spent two weeks in the ICU.

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Recognizing Brain Injury

March…Longer days, warmer weather, a hint of spring in the air, and of course, Brain Injury Awareness Month.

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Best of 2017

As we reflect back on 2017, we remember the top achievements of over 130 years of HCMC serving the community!

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Interview: How Hennepin EMS is preparing for Super Bowl LII

Did you know that Hennepin Emergency Medical Services staff every home game for the Twins, Lynx, Timberwolves, MN United, and the Vikings?

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The beauty of trauma care: What it means to be human

When someone experiences a medical emergency and they are brought to HCMC, they go to what’s called the “stabilization room.”

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