Category Archives: Research


Finding the Source: How Reproductive Age Women Get Opioids

March 10

Building on previous findings that babies born with opioid withdrawal is increasing at a staggering rate, a new study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that nearly 1.5 million reproductive age women are taking opioids for non-medical reasons.

Narrowing the Cause of Mesothelioma in MN Taconite Miners

March 01

In the hunt for the cause of a rare cancer plaguing Minnesota’s taconite miners, research from Associate Professor Jeffrey Mandel shows the disease cases are likely not caused by non-asbestiform elongate mineral particles.