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Talking healthcare for LGBTQ older adults with U of M

LGBTQ older adults face a myriad of unique challenges in our health ecosystem. Dr. Rajean Moone discusses what these challenges are and how patients, providers and loved ones can ensure that they are receiving high quality care.

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Talking long COVID with U of M

Three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, many are still dealing with ongoing effects from COVID-19 infections. Dr. Farha Ikramuddin discusses long COVID and the research she and others are doing at the University surrounding it.

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Talking potholes with U of M

While winter is almost over in Minnesota, it’s not just spring we’ll be ringing in — pothole season has arrived. Manik Barman with the Swenson College of Science and Engineering on the Duluth campus at the Center for Transportation studies discusses potholes causes, maintenance and driver safety on perilous roads.

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Talking rare diseases with U of M

Dr. Troy Lund provides information on rare diseases and the work the University conducts on them for Rare Disease Day 2023.

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Talking pet dental health with U of M

During National Pet Dental Health Month, Kara Carmody, an associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses tips for taking care of your pet’s dental hygiene to improve their overall wellbeing.

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Talking cervical cancer awareness with U of M

Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Today, screening and prevention have greatly reduced the impact of this form of cancer. 

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Talking healthy pet weight with U of M

Overeating can affect more than just humans — it can affect your pets too. Julie Churchill, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM-Nutrition, shares her expert comment on how to prevent or treat unhealthy weight gain in pets during the winter season

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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.

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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.