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Image of Dr. Petra Bachour talking to two dentistry students in scrubs in front of a monitor that shows an x-ray of teeth.
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Talking orthodontic health with U of M

For National Orthodontic Health Month in October, Dr. Petra Bachour corrects common misconceptions about the field of orthodontics and discusses why taking care of your orthodontic health is so important.

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Talking childhood ADHD with U of M

Professor Damien Fair, who leads the Masonic Institute of the Developing brain, shares considerations about what Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is, how it affects the brain and how we support those we know with ADHD. 

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School of Public Health smoking-cessation research included in White House’s cancer-prevention campaign

This month, the Biden Administration unveiled new federal programs and commitments it has secured from non-governmental organizations and the private sector to advance the Administration’s ambitious goal to reduce cancer death rates by 50% in the next 25 years as part of the Cancer Moonshot program. Among the resources included in the White House’s cancer-prevention efforts is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) and the American Indian Cancer Foundation to launch SmokeFreeNative, a text messaging program to help American Indian and Alaska Native adolescents and adults quit smoking.

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Talking apples with U of M

If you enjoy a Honeycrisp, Haralson, SweeTango or First Kiss apple at your local orchard or farm stand this fall, you can thank the University of Minnesota apple breeding program for putting it there. 

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Talking climate-ready forests with U of M

Trees have started showing their spectacular fall colors across Minnesota. This year, the changing leaves have come early due to the stresses of ongoing drought. Drought, flooding and higher temperatures associated with climate change are all factors prompting University of Minnesota experts to think about the future of our forests.