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Marti DeLiema
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Talking aging family planning with U of M

Marti DeLiema Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development, shares tips on how older adults can have meaningful conversations with adult family members. 

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Talking holiday decision fatigue strategies with the U of M

From making a gift budget to determining travel plans, the list of decisions this holiday season can feel never-ending. Consumer psychologist Professor Kathleen Vohs shares what to keep in mind this holiday season to avoid decision fatigue.

Diptych of a stock photo and portrait. [Left] Photo by Getty Images of two holiday shoppers. [Right] Carlson School of Management Professor George John.
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Talking holiday shopping season advice with the U of M

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday on the horizon, there is a greater push than ever before to shop earlier for the holidays due to the global supply chain issues. Carlson marketing expert George John talks about what shoppers can expect over the coming weeks.

Joanne Slavin, Ph.D.
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Talking healthy holiday food habits with the U of M

Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition in the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS), answers questions about how to enjoy holiday eating while also making wise food choices for good, overall health.

Carrie Henning-Smith
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Talking rural healthcare with U of M

To mark National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 18, 2021, Carrie Henning-Smith, an associate professor in the School of Public Health who specializes in health and healthcare in rural communities, speaks about the unique challenges and opportunities related to addressing rural health and well-being. 

In a image split into two halves by a vertical line in the middle, Betsy Seaquist with the University of Minnesota Medical School and M Health Fairview poses for a headshot on the left half of the frame, while a young woman in athletic wear checks her glucose levels in a park in the right half of the frame.
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Talking diabetes awareness with U of M

For Diabetes Awareness Month (November), endocrinologist Betsy Seaquist offers basic information about diabetes and how to recognize its symptoms, as well as tips for living with a chronic condition.

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.

A patient looks on as a medical professional reviews data on a computer screen inside a private exam room
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Talking breast cancer with U of M

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, U of M expert Stuart Bloom talks about the subtle signs, risk factors and stigmas of breast cancer.

In what is two distinct pictures side by side, U of M Medical School expert Colleen Rivard's headshot appears in the left half of the frame, while a young woman in her pajamas on a bed looks upset as she hugs a pillow on the right side of the frame
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Talking ovarian cancer with U of M

Approximately 10 percent of the women in Minnesota have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and U of M Medical School expert Colleen Rivard, MD, is answering questions about the subtle signs and risk factors.