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Community support worker program helps Ethiopian HIV patients remain engaged in care

Alan Lifson, M.D., M.P.H. Epidemiology and Community Health Professor...

Why are opioids addictive?

The U.S. has a serious opioid problem.

Research Snapshot: Depression screening in older adults

The number of antidepressants prescribed in the U.S. is skyrocketing as more primary care providers give antidepressants

Q&A: The neural switch sparking relapse in addicts

Currently, 24 million Americans struggle with addiction, one of the most common culprits being prescription painkillers.

3D-printed patch can help mend a broken heart

Kupfer, Ogle

Discovery could lead to new treatments for patients after a heart attack.

Should All Breast Cancer Patients Receive Adjuvant Chemotherapy Treatment?

Women who undergo surgery for breast cancer will often consider an adjuvant therapy...

Study explores how bodies breakdown fats

Nearly 2 billion people worldwide are living with Fatty Liver Disease...

Few teens receive medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Less than one percent of adolescents addicted to opiates receive medications to help them quit, new research shows.

New approach to diagnosing mental disorders could be alternative to DSM-5

HiTOP Group

A consortium of researchers proposes new approach to diagnosing mental disorders.

The AHCA won’t change dental care – under MN legislation, the poor already struggle to get care

Earlier this month, House Republicans publicly released their Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement...

Age discrimination at the office: how does it impact women’s health over time?

More than 60% of Americans report age discrimination on the job...

UMN, Uganda students collaborate on global health issues

For students studying global health at the University of Minnesota, there’s a new partnership..