Category Archives: Research
New research from Assistant Professor Tetyana Shippee shows women who experience age discrimination at work develop feelings of financial strain and depressive symptoms.
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.
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.
Depression affects 120 million people worldwide and a study from PhD student Spruha Joshi shows that the disease in older adults is linked to living in poor communities and neighborhood violence.
Student Carrie Groth developed a new statistical method for calculating the chemical exposure workers experienced during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A study by Associate Professor Sarah Gollust shows local television news stories about the ACA were politically tinged — and rarely offered details on how the initiative worked or benefited viewers.
A study by student — and dentist — Makshita Luthra shows dental students lose in interest in caring for underserved populations over the span of their education.
A new program developed by Professor Alan Lifson aims to keep Ethiopian HIV patients in treatment by pairing them with fellow HIV-positive peer support workers to help them in managing their illness.
New research by Associate Professor Jean Abraham shows wellness companies are changing the way they market their programs to employers.