A Repeal of the ACA Could Hurt Those Who Need It The Most
A new study by Associate Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic finds that plans by the Trump Administration and Congress to cancel or alter the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could drastically affect those who receive Medicare and Medicaid.
Babies Born with Opioid Addiction in Rural U.S. on the Rise
As the opioid epidemic increases across America, a new study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that rural babies are being born with opioid withdrawal at an alarming rate.
Changing How Wellness Programs Are Sold to Employers
While a majority of U.S. companies’ health benefit packages include wellness programs, a study from Associate Professor Jean Abraham finds the way these programs are being sold is changing to focus more on holistic care.
Cycling Saves Lives and Money in Minnesota
As part of a joint project with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Professor Mark Pereira finds that more cycling people do, the lower their risk for cardiovascular risk factors.
In the News
Lynn Blewett: An interim plan to stabilize Minnesota’s individual health insurance market (Star Tribune)
Pinar Karaca-Mandic: Another astronomical drug hike: Price of opioid antidote leaps 600% (USA Today)
Rural Health Research Center: Maternal health care is disappearing in rural America (Scientific American)