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This month’s session of the Ladder in North Minneapolis will be all about surgery & suturing! You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the variety of helpers involved in various aspects of surgery (hint – it’s not only physicians/surgeons!), and the … Continue reading
Diabetes is what happens in the body if sugar doesn’t get processed right so that little or none of it gets into the cells where it’s needed. And if sugar builds up in the blood, it causes all sorts of havoc in the body. It all … Continue reading
While the Ladder in North Minneapolis isn’t going anywhere (we’ll continue to be meeting every 2nd Saturday of the month at the UROC – same bat time, same bat channel!) – the Ladder is expanding to provide hands-on learning and … Continue reading
Who are the first responders in your community? First responders are exactly that: those first on the scene certified to respond to medical emergencies! The main first responders you may have come across include fire fighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day is once again nearly upon us, bringing to mind hearts galore! Join us at this month’s session of the Ladder where we’ll be learning all about REAL hearts like the one in your chest working tirelessly 24/7/365 to circulate … Continue reading
They’re everywhere…all around you…on you…in you…we’re talking about microorganisms! We mean critters like bacteria, viruses, some parasites – all the beasties that are microscopic (unable to be seen without extreme magnifying tools). Some microorganisms play roles in keeping you healthy (hi there Lactobacillus acidophilus!), while some … Continue reading
Sports medicine brings together two awesome things: sports AND medicine! If you play sports or watch sports – you know there are plenty of opportunities for injuries and a need for treatment, physical rehabilitation and therapy: Sports medicine works across … Continue reading
Did you know there are health care careers dedicated to providing special kinds of health and medical care for moms-to-be, babies-to-be and babies once they’re born? This kind of healthcare includes “prenatal” care (everything that happens before a baby is born) and “neonatal” care … Continue reading
At October’s session of the Ladder, scholars learned about all things gastrointestinal, or to put it more simply: stomach, guts and stuff! After enjoying lunch and introductions in small groups, medical scholars spent time at three different hands-on learning stations … Continue reading
If you’re a student in Twin Cities, the summer of 2015 has officially passed into history and you’re back to school this week! As a young North Minneapolis scholar getting your game-on for the new school year, the Ladder is your resource for exploring health career options, … Continue reading