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UMN Expert: Aging U.S. population puts focus on family care

Joseph Gaugler (left) and Kenneth Doyle (right)

U of M experts Joseph Gaugler and Kenneth Doyle weigh in on the implications of the shift to family care.


UMD’s tick warrior

A female deer tick, black except for red on rear abdomen, on a white person's hand.

Researcher Benjamin Clarke wants to steer us clear of deer ticks—and Lyme disease.

UMN Expert: Deadly melanoma increases, but is also preventable

DeAnn Lazovich

University of Minnesota School of Public Health expert DeAnn Lazovich gives advice on how people can prevent melanoma.

Research Brief: Nearly all adolescents have eating, activity or weight-related issues

Research Brief

A new study by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, School of Public Health, reviews data from 1,455 participants. 

Research Brief: Traits and dietary intake of young adults who value gluten-free food

Demand has increased dramatically, but little is known about the public health impact of eating gluten-free food.

Research Brief: Explaining Herd Immunity Benefits Raises Willingness to Get Flu Shot

School of Public Health graduate Jacqueline Logan (MPH ’17) and Assistant Professor Nicole Basta led a study. 

U.S. Department of State Names Michael Osterholm U.S. Science Envoy

Michael Osterholm

Osterholm will combat biological threats by working with countries on infectious disease preparedness and more.

Haley Cureton, School of Public Health ‘13, selected as 2018 Dalai Lama Fellow

Haley Cureton

Cureton is one of 26 fellows selected worldwide.

Research Brief: Study finds TV ads linked to enrollment in ACA Marketplace in 2014

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U of M associate professors Sarah Gollust and Pinar Karaca-Mandic led the study.

Research Brief: New Guideline Lowers Age to Start Colon Cancer Screening to 45

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An updated American Cancer Society guideline says colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45.

Wage hikes and health

A quarter, two ones, and a five, piled in that descending order.

A U study will probe the health-related impacts of Minneapolis’ $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance.

Study shows integrated care affects health care use among vulnerable adults

Findings also show services linked to better quality of life.