A new study from researcher Kara Whitaker looked at an array of sedentary behaviors and found that when it comes to developing cardiovascular disease, watching TV may be the riskiest of them all.
A recent study by post-doctoral fellow Mary Christoph reveals many people infrequently check the Nutrition Facts panels found on food packaging.
Research from postdoctoral fellow Megan Winkler shows that people who work non-standard work schedules are at increased risk for poor sleep, depression, substance use, and other health issues.
Lecturer Marta Shore helped perform research that shows how sulfate from wastewater harms Minnesota’s wild rice habitats.
A new study by research associate Nicole Larson shows that “grab-and-go” food carts at schools can help rural teenagers eat more breakfast.
A Project EAT study found that young adults who didn’t eat regular family meals as adolescents can still benefit from the practice by incorporating it as parents.
Post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker found that breast milk from obese mothers contained elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
A new method co-developed by PhD student Fernando Alarid-Escudero can help researchers estimate the value and optimal size of a research study in order for it to be cost-effective.
A study by researcher Carrie Henning-Smith shows that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults in the United States experience disproportionately worse mental and physical health compared with their heterosexual counterparts.
A report by researcher Carrie Henning-Smith details the barriers rural residents face in finding long-term and nursing home care in their communities.
Research by post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker shows that individuals who reported two or more major experiences of discrimination had a 34 percent increased risk of developing diabetes.