In the News — October 2017

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

									Charlie Plain |
																			November 3, 2017

Professor Jean Abraham
10/13: Breaking down President Trump’s Health Care moves (KARE-TV)

Professor Lynn Blewett
10/13: Minnesota joins lawsuit over Trump’s health care decision (KSTP-TV)
10/16: State officials – Trump’s action won’t trigger premium hikes in Minnesota (Crookston Times)

Professor Jon Christianson
10/10: UnitedHealthcare goes for bigger piece of Minnesota market (Star Tribune)

Professor Bryan Dowd
10/30: How a republican idea for reducing Medicare costs could affect you (New York Times)

Professor Emeritus Roger Feldman
10/13: Consumers could see steady premiums as UnitedHealthcare enters Minnesota market (Star Tribune)

Associate Professor Sarah Gollust
10/19: Most women aren’t aware of cancer overdiagnosis risks, UMN study says (MnDaily)

Professor Craig Hedberg
10/6: 10 foods most likely to make you sick (MedicineNet)

Assistant Professor Hyun Kim
10/4: How power outages can affect mental health (TIME)

Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil
10/1: Our View: Maternity care shortage puts women, infants at risk (Kennebec Journal)
10/2: As rural counties lose obstetrics, women give birth far from home (Net Nebraska); Rural hospitals are dying and pregnant women are paying the price (Politico)
10/13: You’re doomed to be a helicopter parent — but it’s not your fault (Refinery 29)
10/17: Our maternity care system is broken—here’s how we can fix it (
10/30: Find out how much it costs to give birth in every state (TIME)

Graduate student Rebecca Leighton
10/18: Nutritious U food pantry finds a permanent home in Coffman (MnDaily)

PhD student Yang Liu
10/12: UMN student places fourth in flu forecasting competition (MnDaily)

Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
10/11: Yoga may help prevent weight gain, U of M study finds (MinnPost)

Regents Professor Michael Osterholm
10/2: Puerto Rico crisis: What are the infectious disease risks post-Hurricane Maria (Outbreak News Today)
10/3: Investigators learn more about how Zika became a serious infection as CDC deactivates emergency operations center (Contagion Live)
10/6: Consequential epidemiology: facing the enemy, fighting for the future (Infection Control Today)
10/10: U.S. not prepared for a flu pandemic, experts warn (The Augusta Chronicle)
10/12: Flu season 2017: Medical supplies shortage could leave U.S. with deadly pandemic (Newsweek)
10/19: New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential (Reuters, Food Quality & SafetyFinance Time)
10/23: Vaccines may struggle as new flu strains emerge (The Irish Times)
10/24: How to stop a lethal virus (Smithsonian)

Associate Professor Marizen Ramirez
10/26: In Mpls., busted-up guns become ‘surreal’ art exhibit (MPR News)

Associate Professor Irina Stepanov
10/19: Verify: Is e-cigarette vapor as harmful as second-hand smoke? (KPNX-TV)

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer
10/30: EPA to its scientists: go away or be quiet (Vox)

Associate Professor Rachel Widome
10/31: Later school start times may lower risk of adolescent overweight, obesity (Healio)

Professor Emeritus Dan Zismer
10/11: One size does not fit all in value-based reimbursement (Medical Economics)

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