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Talking monkeypox with the U of M

Dr. Beth Thielen discusses the recent monkeypox outbreak and how we can take preventative measures against the disease.

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Talking the baby formula shortage with the U of M

Since early May 2022, grocery stores and pharmacies across the U.S. have been scrambling to find supplies of infant formula, an essential food for babies up to six months of age who are not receiving breast milk.

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Talking sustainable Minnesota landscapes with the U of M

Extension horticulture educator Julie Weisenhorn says this is a good time to slow down and take stock of how choices made in our yards and gardens can have an impact on the environment in Minnesota and beyond. 

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Talking aquatic invasive species with the U of M

Nick Phelps, Ph.D., with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about the steps you can take to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species and what researchers are currently doing to make a difference. 

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Talking autism spectrum disorder with U of M

About one in 36 or 2.8% of 8-year old children in Minnesota have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Jennifer Hall-Lande, Ph.D., psychologist and research associate at the Institute on Community Integration and the Masonic Institute of the Developing Brain (MIDB), shares her expertise on how to support a child with ASD.

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Talking financial scam protection with U of M

Assistant Research Professor Marty DeLiema studies the risk factors associated with financial fraud, provides expert tips for how to avoid financial fraud, and identifies what to do when you fall victim to scammers.

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Talking National Public Health Week with the U of M

Access to quality health care can vary based on a person’s age, race and location. Associate professor and public health expert Carrie Henning-Smith shares her tips for greater access to health care.

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Talking invasive species with the U of M

Amy Morey, a researcher with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences answers questions about terrestrial (land-dwelling) invasive species and the latest interdisciplinary research helping to slow their spread.