In the News — July 2017

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

									Charlie Plain |
																			July 13, 2017
					

Professor Jean Abraham
7/17: Healthcare twist, big traffic debate, Blues Fest preview (Twin Cities PBS)

Professor Lynn Blewett
7/20: Uncertainty from Washington hampering health care in Minnesota (MPR News)
7/24: States think reinsurance might fix Obamacare troubles (Washington Examiner)
7/25: States think reinsurance might fix Obamacare troubles (ReachMD)
7/27: Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients (South Washington County Bulletin)
7/31: Proposed Minnesota health insurance rates for 2018: Smaller hikes, some decreases (KMSP-TV)

Professor Emeritus Roger Feldman
7/6: As Blue Cross-Children’s talks fail, patients may pay heavy price (Star Tribune)
7/24: Political impasse over health care stokes uncertainty for insurers (Star Tribune)

Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein
7/21: ACA repeal would leave many Minnesotans without health insurance (MPR News)
7/30: What the latest vote means for the future of health care (KARE-TVKMSP-TV)
7/31: With ‘Reinsurance,’ Minnesotans who buy own health coverage could see rate decreases (KSTP-TVKAAL-TV)

Associate Professor Sarah Gollust
7/3: Most reproductive-age women using opioids also use another substance (Health News Digest)
7/6: Most reproductive-age women using opioids use other substance (Pennsylvania Ag Connection)
7/19: With cancer screening, better safe than sorry? (The New York Times)
7/26: Here’s how local TV news is making it harder for the Senate to repeal Obamacare (The Washington Post)
7/28: Analysis shows local TV coverage of health bills surged after first Senate bill was released (The Rural Blog)
7/31: Listen: Where we stand on the politics of health care (Minnesota Public Radio)

Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman
7/6: Midwives of color may improve health outcomes (Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder)
7/11: As we mourn infant death, let’s take care of moms (AJMC.com)

Researcher Carrie Henning-Smith
7/31: Rural drop-in center aims to address dangers of isolation (News Net Nebraska)

Professor Robert Kane
7/6: Nursing home intervention does not reduce hospitalizations (Healio)
7/7: Training, support for SNF quality improvement program had no effect on hospitalizations (McKnight’s Long Term Care News)

Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil
7/3: Most reproductive-age women using opioids also use another substance (Health News Digest)
7/6: Most reproductive-age women using opioids use other substance (Pennsylvania Ag Connection)
7/11: As we mourn infant death, let’s take care of moms (AJMC)
7/26: How health plans can support moms (AJMC)

Associate Professor DeAnn Lazovich
7/17: The GOP is totally killing the “Snooki Tax” on tanning (Bustle)

Associate Professor Pamela Lutsey
7/31: Americans are taking too many vitamin D supplements (Health Medicine Network)

Jake Maxon (student)
7/11: University of Minnesota grad student brings national HIV plans to Hennepin County (MN Daily)

Professor Michael Osterholm
7/10: Smallpox cousin synthesized (Washington PostDaily Courier ObserverNews Chief)
7/12: 
Scientists synthesize smallpox cousin in ominous breakthrough (The Bulletin) | These new picture books have a unique Minnesota twist (Star Tribune)
7/27: Taking full course of antibiotics is not always necessary – and may be harmful, say experts (MinnPost)
7/28: Can the world defend itself from omnicide? (The Huffington PostEurasia Review)
7/30: Opinion: Better data can help us tackle stagnated vaccination rates (Devex)
7/31:The story behind the Toxic Shock Syndrome outbreak investigation of the late 70s-early 80s (Outbreak News Today)

Mary Rooney (student)
7/5: How much vitamin D is too much? (Public Radio East)

Professor Simon Rosser
7/10: University adds new sexual health minor (Minnesota Daily)
7/17: University of Minnesota to begin new sexual health minor (WDIOKSTPAustin Daily Herald)

Adjunct Associate Professor Gary Schwitzer
7/11: Flacking for GMOs: how the biotech industry cultivates positive media (The Progressive)

Jiani Yu (student)
7/19: With cancer screening, better safe than sorry? (The New York Times)

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