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Saving lives with salmonella

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Image: AHC LogoSalmonella hospitalizes 20,000 and kills almost 400 people every year. Ed Greeno, Medical School, Masonic Cancer Center and University of Minnesota Physicians, explains how he is attempting to use salmonella to fight cancer.

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Essential oils go way back

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Image: AHC LogoEssences of flowers, fruits and plants have been used for centuries as incense, perfumes and medical and culinary applications. The University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality and Healing explains there is little research on the effect these oils have on a person's health.

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Hormel Institute, research unit of U of Minn., planning $27 million expansion

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Image: AHC LogoThe University of Minnestoa Hormel Institute is planning a $27 million expansion that will double its size and staff in Austin. The current research focus of the Institute is on cancer prevention and control.

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Vikings Host Halloween Party at Children's Hospital

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Image: KSTP LogoHalloween came early for young patients at the new University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital. Minnesota Viking Steve Hutchinson hosted a Halloween party for kids and their families.

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Where do Medical Devices Come From?

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Image: AHC Logo"Where do medical devices come from?" One answer: the Medical Devices Center at the University of Minnesota. Arthur Erdman, Medical Devices Center, discusses the unique Medical Devices Center that is breeding the next wave of medical device inventors and stakeholders.

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