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Spending time outside betters your sleep

With the weather getting cooler and the days shorter, individuals may notice that they have more difficulty sleeping. A recent U of M study noted that exposure to daytime light has a positive impact on sleep and mood in the evening. 

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Cory Anderson: Stalking a deer killer

As a lifelong hunter and an environmental health graduate student concentrating in infectious diseases, Cory Anderson harbors a passion both personal and professional when it comes to chronic wasting disease, or CWD.

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Jessica Deere: Wilderness Water Watch

Deep in the forest primeval of northern Minnesota, placid lakes sparkle in the sun amidst a sea of trees. But even here, the long tentacles of modern civilization have tainted the wilderness.

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Talking flu vaccine and prevention with U of M

For National Immunization Awareness Month, Ann Philbrick with the College of Pharmacy talks about the flu vaccine, the health benefits of getting routine immunizations, and prevention measures people can take during this upcoming flu season.