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Next Session Of The Ladder – May 14th: Surgery and Sutures!

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

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Next Session Of The Ladder – April 9th: Diabetes!

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

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Next Session Of The Ladder – March 12th: First Responders And First Aid!

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

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Next Session Of The Ladder – Dec. 12th: Sports Medicine!

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

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Next Session Of The Ladder – Nov. 14th: Baby Health And Medicine!

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

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October Ladder Recap: Stomach And Guts!

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

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Next Session of the Ladder – Sept. 12th: Heart and Lungs!

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

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