SPH study shows importance of caregiver’s role in fostering academic success among African American youth

New research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds academic success of African American...

School of Public Health researcher examines impact of pets on cardiovascular risk prevention

Pets could be beneficial to our health.

Research snapshot: UMN researchers develop unique method to analyze oxidative DNA damage in age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older adults in the developed world.

Expert perspective: Using aspirin regularly may lower cancer risk

Long-term aspirin use may reduce risk for overall cancer, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology.

Many Americans don’t tell primary care physicians about complementary and alternative medicine use

More than 40 percent of Americans who use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) do not disclose it...

Building positive food relationships in indigenous populations through games

You know what they say: you are what you eat.

Research Snapshot: How life in the Soudan Mine could save the Midwest bat population

White Nose Syndrome was recently confirmed in Minnesota and is expected to kill thousands of bats throughout the state.

Research Snapshot: Cats help researchers find ways to ease kidney stone pains

What do people, dogs, cats, dolphins, lions, turtles and wolves all have in common? 

Study shows CDC’s PulseNet cost-effectively prevents illness and saves money

A study from the School of Public Health shows that over the past 20 years, PulseNet, a foodborne outbreak...

Research snapshot: Study finds high likelihood of over-service at alcohol establishments

Excessive alcohol consumption in bars and restaurants has been directly linked to drinking and driving and incidents...