In the Media — November 2017

Recent media coverage of School of Public Health faculty, researchers, students, and post-doctoral fellows.

									Charlie Plain |
																			November 14, 2017

Professor Lynn Blewett
11/14: Farmer cooperative health plans may rattle individual market in Minnesota (St. Cloud Times)
11/15: Johnson ready for round 2 in governor’s race (Brainerd Dispatch); New law means farmers have another option for health insurance (Rochester Post Bulletin)

Professor Emeritus Roger Feldman
11/14: Farmer cooperative health plans may rattle individual market in Minnesota (Star TribuneSt. Cloud Times)

Professor John Finnegan
11/9: University of Minnesota calls for ‘bystander intervention’ training to end sex assaults (Star Tribune)
11/10: Daily Digest: Harassment claims rock capital (MPRMinnPost (The Glean)Waseca County News)
11/12: Administrators seek to prevent sexual assault through culture change (MnDaily)
11/20:University of Minnesota works to prevent sexual assault (Post Bulletin)

Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein
11/10: Medicaid expansion takes a bite out of medical debt (NPR)
11/17: Medicaid expansion takes a bite out of medical debt (Kaiser Health News)

Associate Professor Sarah Gollust
11/2: Trump cut advertising for Obamacare by 90%. A forthcoming study shows that could be a big problem (BuzzFeed News)

Associate Professor Leslie Grant
11/26: Business People (Pioneer Press)

Professor Lisa Harnack
11/4: Too much sodium is unhealthy, and some favorite foods are a problem (Washington Post)

Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman
11/1: Preterm births in the U.S. rise again, signaling worrisome trend (STAT)
11/4: Preterm births are rising in the US again — and it signals a worrying trend (Business Insider)
11/29: Dr. Hardeman explores the intersection between race and birth outcomes (Arch Beat)

Professor Rhonda Jones-Webb
11/30: UMN data researcher prepares to take Falcon Heights City Council seat (MnDaily)

Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil
11/4: Lack of rural maternity wards hurts African-American moms and babies the most (Electronic Urban Report)
11/8: Rural America’s disappearing maternity care (Washington Post)
11/9: Maternity care ‘deserts’ growing (MedPage Today)
11/16: Tax-exempt Mayo Clinic grows, but rural patients pay a price (Politico)
11/17: Hospital midwives may mean lower C-section rates (Chicago TribuneHealthDay News)

Associate Professor Toben Nelson
11/16: Energy drinks may raise risk for alcohol problems (MedicineNet)
11/21: How the night before Thanksgiving became the ‘biggest drinking day of the year’ (Star Tribune)
11/24: Why isn’t ‘Riverdale’ on tonight? The mystery of the black hood will have to wait another week (Romper)

Regents Professor Michael Osterholm
11/6: Flu vaccine “factories” create errors that reduce protection (Scientific American)
11/7: How the incredible, edible egg may actually be hampering your flu vaccine (STAT, MedPage Today)
11/18: Researchers chase a better fix for the seasonal flu (PBS)
11/20: At flu shot deadline, hundreds of Essentia Health employees could lose jobs (MPR)

Madeleine Pick (student)
11/22: How can we better help iron miners avoid mesothelioma? (MinnPost)

Associate Professor Todd Rockwood
11/30: UMN data researcher prepares to take Falcon Heights City Council seat (MnDaily)

Professor Simon Rosser
11/9: When gay men get prostate cancer (U.S. News & World Report)

Adjunct Associate Professor Gary Schwitzer
11/3: These are the best (and worst) sources of health news and information on the web (Reader’s Digest)

Associate Professor Matt Simcik
11/21: Good Question: What are PFCs, and where can you find them? (WCCO-TV)

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer
11/2: Minnesota scientist demoted as Scott Pruitt reshuffles EPA advisory boards (Star Tribune)
11/9: A shift in who advises the EPA has some environmental scientists concerned (Iowa Public Radio)
11/17: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies (Reveal)

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