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A Sustained Public-Health Approach Can Help Stem the Tide of Gun Deaths

Dean John Finnegan wrote in a recent MinnPost editorial that the time is ripe for a public-health-based social and cultural movement to stem the tide of gun deaths.

Rachel Hardeman and Rebecca Polston

Linking Structural Racism and Health

Rachel Hardeman works to bring new awareness to a deeply rooted problem.

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Investigating Food Outbreaks

School of Public Health students investigate foodborne outbreaks through Team D, a group in the Minnesota Department of Health’s Foodborne Diseases Unit.

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Still Smoking

Despite public health efforts, smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.

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Bryan Dowd: Talk about privilege is best focused on policy (Star Tribune)

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