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HHRI News & Press Releases

HHRI Media Coverage – 2018

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2018 November Another drug crisis: Methamphetamine use by pregnant women – MPR News 11/29/18 Kristen Philman had already been using heroin and prescription painkillers for several years when, one day in 2014, a relative offered her some methamphetamine, a chemical cousin to the stimulant amphetamine. “I didn’t have any heroin…

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HHRI Media Coverage – 2019

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2019 October Lake St. victim benefiting from groundbreaking treatment – KARE-11 10/16/19 Doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center are working with a research team at the University of Minnesota in order to administer hyperbaric oxygen therapy. It’s part of a five year, $10 million national study funded by…

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HHRI Media Coverage – 2020

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2020 August University of Minnesota launches stem cell trial against severe COVID-19 – Star Tribune 8/13/20 The immune system overreaction to COVID-19 has become a key target for therapeutic research, including a new trial at the University of Minnesota using stem cells to try to suppress the body’s…

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HHRI Media Coverage – 2021

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2021 December Minnesota surpasses 1 million COVID-19 cases – Star Tribune 12/27/21 More than 1 million COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in Minnesota since the pandemic began in the state nearly 22 months ago. State health officials announced another 4,155 new cases Monday, bringing the total number of…

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HHRI Media Coverage – 2021

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2021 December Minnesota surpasses 1 million COVID-19 cases – Star Tribune 12/27/21 More than 1 million COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in Minnesota since the pandemic began in the state nearly 22 months ago. State health officials announced another 4,155 new cases Monday, bringing the total number of…

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HHRI Media Coverage – 2022

May 6, 2024

Our Research 2022 December Flu hospitalizations decline in Minnesota, but COVID-19 persists – Star Tribune 12/22/22 Flu-related hospitalizations declined for the second straight week in Minnesota, offering hope that an influenza season that started early will also end early. While 2,601 patients have been hospitalized for flu already this season…

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HHRI Media Coverage

November 21, 2018

Our Research 2024 April Healthy aging study seeks Black elders to help advance research – Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 4/25/24 Many people think that dementia is not preventable, but there is growing evidence that healthy lifestyle choices, such as regular exercise, not smoking tobacco, a healthy Mediterranean-type diet, and staying socially engaged…

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Dr. Marco Pravetoni discusses opioid vaccine research on MPR

November 14, 2018

An estimated 30,000 people died from opioid overdoses in the U.S. in 2017. With so many people being affected what is being done to treat addiction? Marco Pravetoni, PhD, senior investigator at the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute and associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota…

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