Associate Professor Sarah Gollust published a study showing that users of direct-to-consumer genetic analysis services enthusiastically support access to genome testing.
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A study by PhD student Aaron Berger and Associate Professor Rachel Widome confirms that later school day start times are associated with improved mental and behavioral health for adolescents.
Skin cancer rates have been increasing steadily in the United States. We asked cancer researcher DeAnn Lazovich to explain the increase in melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. “75 percent or more of all skin cancer deaths are related to melanoma, one cancer that is largely preventable. The reason…
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil say examining structural racism is the key to eliminating racial health inequity in the United States.
Research from Assistant Professor Katie White shows that many caregivers consider the experience to be a life-changing journey comprised of challenges, lessons, and rewards.
Research by Associate Professor Jean Abraham and PhD student Coleman Drake shows that competition drives down premium costs in federal health insurance marketplaces.
Deer ticks are found across Minnesota and they carry a number of diseases, including Lyme disease. We asked tickborne researcher Jonathan Oliver how we can protect ourselves. “There’s definitely been an increase in the number of tickborne diseases in Minnesota over the last 20 or more years,” says Oliver. He credits the…
A study by Assistant Professor Julian Wolfson tested two popular cardiovascular risk calculators using patient electronic health data and found that they maintain their accuracy at predicting cardiovascular risk when they are used in a clinical setting.
Research by Professor Lisa Harnack shows that 71 percent of the sodium we eat comes from commercially prepared foods, such as restaurant meals and packaged foods.
Associate Professor Saonli Basu and Professor Cavan Reilly have been named 2017 Fellows of the American Statistical Association.