Facing a nationwide shortage of forensic psychiatrists, the U’s program emphasizes to med school graduates the benefits of a public-sector career.
For one thing, students are back in classrooms. For another, the delta variant is far more contagious than the original strain of coronavirus Minnesota saw last fall.
Mortality statistics from the early twentieth century are imprecise.
Data from the Minnesota Department of Health show the state added 16,617 new cases in the seven days between Sept. 15 and Tuesday, for an average of 2,373 new cases per day.
Minnesota had 59 new COVID-19 deaths in the last week, up from 45 the week prior.
For many people, electroconvulsive therapy sounds like a last resort. But ECT is a safe and effective procedure, one that has helped countless patients struggling with severe depression or bipolar disorder.
Between last Tuesday and Friday, the state added an average of 1,882 new cases per day, up from 1,557 new cases per day in the previous week.
The issue has greater urgency as the return to school coincides with a new wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the delta variant.
At St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development, early childhood workers help parents and their young children learn healthy ways to interact and cope with life stressors.
Concern about COVID-19 is a major factor in some regular fairgoers’ decision not to attend this year.
It’s the latest pivot by the concert industry, this time amid an increase in delta variant infections and lingering concerns about the recent Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
In previous waves of COVID-19 infections in Minnesota, increased hospitalizations were soon followed by increased daily death tolls. Not this time, so far.
MDH reported Tuesday 92.7 percent of the state’s intensive care beds are in use, as are 91 percent of non-ICU beds.
After her husband died of COVID, his widow asked friends to donate to a fund to buy iPads for Regions Hospital so families of patients could communicate.
This fall, Marvin Seppala, chief medical officer, and Nick Motu, vice president and chief external affairs officer, will be retiring after decades with the nonprofit addiction treatment giant.
Not super great, it turns out.
The most recent data show 59.1 percent of Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 55.3 percent of Minnesotans have completed the vaccine series.
As the prospect of sharing a holiday dinner table draws nearer, MinnPost talked to medical professionals about how to talk to people who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19 about getting vaccinated.
Current blockbuster productions like “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Next to Normal” and “Heathers: The Musical” all focus on mental health themes.
Workers at Episcopal Homes in St. Paul and Eventide in Moorhead are required to be vaccinated this fall.