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Drs. Joshua Rhein and Tim Schacker
Expert Alert

Expert Alert: World AIDS Day

Drs. Tim Schacker and Joshua Rhein discuss work being done at the University of Minnesota to advance rHIV and AIDS research.

Joe Gaugler
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Talking family caregivers with U of M

November is National Family Caregivers Month and Joseph Gaugler, with the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, answers questions about who family caregivers are, what they do and common challenges they face.

Doctor with a child
Research Brief

Childhood lead exposure harms cognition later in life

Children who were exposed to lead in their drinking water have worse cognitive functioning more than 50 years later. New research from the University of Minnesota is the first to estimate the long-term consequences of childhood lead exposure using data collected from a nationally representative sample of Americans. 

Professor Joanne Slavin next to an image of a holiday meal.
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Talking holiday eating with U of M

Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RDN, a professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition in the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, answers questions about how you can make the most of your holiday dining experience both at your own kitchen table and out in your community. 

Image of dentist in blue mask and blue gloves examining a patient’s jaw.
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Talking dental hygiene with U of M

Keeley Flavin, MSDH, discusses the rapidly growing and changing field of dental hygiene for National Dental Hygiene Month in October.