Health conditions

Illustration showing fish in water with a magnifying glass over the word "PFAS"
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Diamonds are "forever," PFAS are not

The biological breakdown of “forever chemicals” released into the environment may be possible, according to new research from the College of Biological Sciences.

Image of a healthcare worker bottle feeding a baby with a cleft lip.
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Talking cleft and craniofacial awareness with U of M

Cleft and craniofacial conditions are some of the most common birth defects nationally and worldwide, yet are often poorly understood by the public. Dr. Anna Thurmes with the School of Dentistry discusses the conditions for Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month.

 Professor Joseph Gaugler
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Talking Alzheimer’s awareness with U of M

In Minnesota, 97,000 people are projected to have Alzheimer’s disease this year. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and Professor Joseph Gaugler with the School of Public Health answers questions about Alzheimer’s, its symptoms and risk factors.

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