The healthcare sector has long been dominated by women — who currently perform 77% of healthcare jobs nationally — but gender wage gaps have remained a stubborn and persistent issue. A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) examines data gathered between 2003 and 2021 to see how the gender wage gap within various healthcare fields has changed over the last two decades.
SPH Associate Professors Trân Huỳnh and Susan Arnold received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for a project to help immigrant-owned nail salon businesses and their suppliers use safer, more environmentally friendly products and adopt other pollution prevention practices.
A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health is the first of its kind to assess whether Minnesota’s peer breastfeeding support program directly causes increases in breastfeeding and by how much.
SPH study finds that Minnesota’s pre-legalization use of cannabis, addiction rates, and instances of driving under the influence of cannabis were similar to national averages
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