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Art exhibition “To Really See” opens eyes to perception of medication

Sam's Breakfast Objects, by Tobias

New art exhibit, “To Really See,” focuses on how patients perceive the medication they take and how it affects their lives on a daily basis.

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Community-University Health Care Center receives national award; only center of its kind in Minnesota to be recognized

The Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) has received special funding from the National Association of Community Health Centers. CUHCC was the only federally-qualified health center in Minnesota to receive the award.

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U joins national partnership aimed at expanding biopharmaceutical workforce and industry

The University of Minnesota will join a team of academic institutions, private companies, governmental entities and non-profit organizations across the U.S. as a partner for the newly established National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). NIIMBL, a public-private partnership supported by a $70M investment from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and at least $129M from other participants, aims to transform biopharmaceutical manufacturing in the U.S.

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CIDRAP joins global alliance to fight antimicrobial resistance

CIDRAP is one of the 9 founding organizations of CARA – Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability – a unique global alliance to fight antimicrobial resistance. As part of CARA, CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

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Most loved Health Talk posts of 2015

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As 2015 comes to a close, the team at Health Talk wanted to take a minute to thank you – our readers. Since the beginning of 2015, more than 112,000 of you have stopped by to read one of our posts, with the majority staying to enjoy multiple blog posts. Having a strong readership is what makes Health Talk so successful. In honor of our readers, we wanted to share what posts you loved the most in 2015.  

Have a wonderful New Years Eve and see you in 2016!

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Two U of M College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members appointed to National Presidential Advisory Council

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An increasing number of bacterial infections no longer respond to antibiotics, which threatens public health and the economy. As a result, the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria was formed. Out of just four U.S. veterinarians to be appointed to the committee, two are University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members Peter Robert Davies B.V.Sc., and Randall Singer, D.V.M.

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