As thousands of people across the state head to backyards, cabins, parks, and other gathering places to enjoy meals in the great outdoors, Melanie Firestone from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) has advice for safe outdoor cooking.
Assistant Professor Jon Oliver with the University of Minnesota School of Public Health answers questions about the outlook for this year’s tick season in Minnesota, including how people can avoid ticks and what to do if they find one on themselves
Research funded through a $3.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seeks to transform our understanding of the transmission of Lyme disease and other tick-borne pathogens.
Despite the existence of strong epidemiological evidence that alcohol is a risk factor for various oral cancers, the specific mechanisms of alcohol’s carcinogenicity in the mouth and upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) remain unclear. A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota (U of M) School of Public Health (SPH) aims to address this gap by tracing alcohol’s role in oral cancers and helping to develop strategies for their early detection and prevention.