News Releases

Monday, September 29, 2014
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded health care coverage to several million previously uninsured young adults. Research out today from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota finds that the ACA’s young adult insurance...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A new formulation for a University of Minnesota-developed drug targeted at rare disorders is under development, with the potential to help a small number of Americans each year. The new drug formulation is designed to prevent serious complications that...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A new study from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota suggests post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not only an important cause of psychological suffering but also a potential risk factor for problematic eating behaviors....
Monday, September 15, 2014
The George Family Foundation will honor Mary Jo Kreitzer, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., founder and director of the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing, and Bobbi Daniels, M.D., CEO of University of Minnesota...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center, and the 3M Foundation invite you to observe as rehabilitated birds are released back into the wild at this year’s Fall Raptor Release on Saturday, September 27...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has created the World Suicide Report in collaboration with nations around the world. It is being released today in the USA in recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day by SAVE, IASP and the...
Friday, September 5, 2014
Minnesota may not seem like the obvious place for researching disease transmission and prevention among America’s large wild felids. But through collaborations with Colorado State University, the University of Tasmania, and state and federal...
Friday, August 29, 2014
A new study shows increased access to continuous labor support from a birth doula may help decrease non-indicated cesarean births among women who desire doula care. The research was conducted at the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Model expands research opportunities, test model for therapies related to facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed an animal research model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) to be...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pediatricians agree exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life provides a wealth of benefits to a mother and child. But new research from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota finds one-third of women enter pregnancy...

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