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Drs. Joshua Rhein and Tim Schacker
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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.

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Best books to give for the holidays in 2022

If you plan to follow the “four-gift rule” this holiday season — something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read — experts from the University of Minnesota Libraries can help you find a perfect present for that last category. 

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Expert Alert: Finding the perfect winter coat

With weather cooling down significantly and annual sales like Black Friday and Cyber Monday approaching fast, many Minnesotans are in the market for a new, high quality winter coat. 

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Heat's effect on pregnancy

With rising temperatures across the Midwest, Audrey Dorélien, an assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs speaks to how extreme heat can have negative impacts for pregnant women.

Portrait of Professor Alexander Boucher next to a stock image of test tubes and a sheet of paper that says “Sickle cell disease.”
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World Sickle Cell Day

Alexander Boucher with the University of Minnesota Medical School, M Health Fairview, is available to comment on sickle cell disease and the impact that it has on our communities.

Portrait of Professor Terry sitting outside with trees and grass in the background.
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New FTC guidelines for social media influencers

Christopher Terry with the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication is available to comment on the potential impact of a new ruling by the Federal Trade Commission on advertising disclosures by social media influencers.

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Highly invasive jumping worms

The highly invasive jumping worm, which can damage soil and gardens, has spread across several Midwestern states, including Minnesota.