New danger found in vaping

A recent study showed that the cancer-causing chemical N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) can form in the bodies of e-cigarette users when they take in nicotine.

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Cancer Research Powerhouse

A unique collaboration with the UMN Masonic Cancer Center exposes our faculty and students to state-of-the-art lab facilities and equipment, positioning us as one of the best in the U.S. in biomarker research.

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Family meals benefit parents, too

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Michael Osterholm

Osterholm Named U.S. Science Envoy

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Parents Hesitant to Protect Children from Cancer

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Teaching Youth About the Dangers of Smoking

Shannon Sullivan wants to use her PhD degree in Environmental Health to change the world. Before SPH, she was a researcher at the CDC. She went back to school because she wanted to be more hands-on and in the community — something she wasn’t able to do as a chemist. Her current research is in tobacco and how natural things in the environment get into it and cause cancer.

Curious about our Environmental Health degrees?

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