News Releases

Thursday, March 31, 2016
A panel of international experts today called for critical steps to be taken to complete the development of safe and effective Ebola vaccines, and ensure the world is prepared for future outbreaks. Although tremendous progress has been made in Ebola...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
A new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health finds individuals who lost their jobs during the 2008-2009 economic recession reported increased drunkenness and reported more alcohol use disorders. This was especially true for...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year, there are an estimated 2.2 million emergency department visits for traumatic brain injuries (TBI). 1 For people with head injuries, quick evaluation and treatment are critical...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and George Mason University finds states with laws that allow certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) to practice independently have a larger midwifery workforce, more midwife-...
Monday, February 29, 2016
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the University of Minnesota finds that Minnesota cut its uninsured rate nearly in half between 2013 and 2015, and the rate of Minnesotans without health insurance has now reached an all-time...
Friday, February 26, 2016
A potential correlation between pre-labor cesarean delivery (PLCD) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) could offer new targets for cancer prevention research, according to new research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. The study...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
A new University of Minnesota evaluation of Health Care Homes found that over a five year evaluation period the model – emphasizing collaboration among care providers, families and patients – saved Medicaid and Medicare approximately $1 billion. At the...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota has joined all the other 68 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Children diagnosed with osteosarcoma may be impacted by a DNA imprinting defect also found in parents, according to new research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. DNA imprinting is a phenomenon in which just one of the two...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A new study from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota finds Medicaid program coverage of doula services would likely be cost-effective because doula support is associated with lower rates of preterm and cesarean births. This...

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