Boats and cranes clearing debris from the Mississippi River after the 35W bridge collapsed

Victims arrived by ambulance, in the backs of pick-up trucks and on foot. But quick thinking, deep expertise and a collective passion to help those in need allowed a budding trauma program to overcome the chaos and improve people's lives.

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Faculty in the School of Dentistry are rethinking the way dentists treat pain - one less opioid at a time.

Conjoined twins Paisleigh and Paislyn were successfully separated at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

After months of interdisciplinary collaboration, reviewing state of the art 3-D imagining and models, and testing their methods, a team of 30 care providers successfully performed a pioneering surgery few experts will ever try: separating conjoined twins.

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