SPH News Headlines — June 2019

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

									Charlie Plain |
																			July 1, 2019
					

Jean Abraham
6/25: Pitt study: Insurance exchange monopolies help some, hurt others (WITF – Harrisburg, PA)
6/29: State wellness grants are changing Minnesota workplaces (Minneapolis Star Tribune – MN)

Lynn Blewett
6/4: 5 things to know about Minnesota’s medical provider tax (Minnesota Public Radio)
6/5: 5 things to know about Minnesota’s medical provider tax (Owatonna People’s Press)

Kristine Ensrud
6/17: Older women with osteoporosis, multiple comorbidities have high probability of hip fracture (Healio)

Darin Erickson
6/5: Minnesota physicians to discuss their stance on recreational marijuana (KARE-11 TV, Minneapolis, MN)

Joe Gaugler
6/8: Effort reignited to launch Center on Aging at University of Minnesota (Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN)
6/13: Good to Know: Best Buy reaches into health care market with GreatCall (Newsday — Melville, NY)

Nidhi Ghildayal (student)
6/13: Does canned food really deserve a bad rap? (How Stuff Works)

Sarah Gollust
6/9: James Joyce and his novel ‘Ulysses’ are celebrated in this week’s literary events (Pioneer Press, St. Paul, MN)

Rachel Hardeman
6/20: Research Brief: Women who declined medical care during hospital births report poor treatment overall (UMN News)
6/21: Women who declined medical care during hospital births report poor treatment overall (Medical Xpress)

Craig Hedberg
6/11: Should we be afraid of eating sprouts? (The Takeout)

Carrie Henning-Smith
6/4: A conversation with Carrie Henning-Smith (Rural Health Leadership Radio)

Peter Huckfeldt
6/24: Hospital readmissions underreported, higher for Medicare Advantage vs. traditional Medicare (Helio)
6/25: Medicare Advantage plans have higher readmission rates than traditional Medicare: study (McKnight’s Senior Living)
6/26: Medicare Advantage beneficiaries run higher risk of readmission compared with traditional Medicare (Medical Xpress)

David Jacobs
6/8: What and how you eat affects your odds for Type 2 diabetes (Health Day)
6/10: What and how you eat affects your odds for Type 2 diabetes (U.S. News & World Report)
6/12: Eating habits affect risk for Type 2 diabetes (United Press International)

Katy Kozhimannil 
6/13: Keeping new moms alive, with Katy Kozhimannil (Politico)
6/13: Rural mothers, babies at risk when hospitals cut obstetric services (U.S. News & World Report)
6/13: Politico Pulse (Politico)
6/19: How America Is combating maternal mortality (U.S. News & World Report)
6/21: Moms are dying as Minnesota health panel dawdles (Minneapolis Star Tribune – MN)
6/25: Moms are dying as Minnesota health panel dawdles (Austin Daily Herald – MN)

Nicole Larson
6/14: Many young adults value sustainably produced foods, leading to healthier food choices (Medical Xpress)

Russell Luepker
6/5: Talking daily aspirin use with UMN (UMN News)
6/7: What are the health benefits of daily aspirin use? (Faribault Daily News)
6/14: Daily aspirin use can reduce risk of heart attack and stroke — but consult a doctor first (Kanabec County Times)
6/20: A daily aspirin to prevent first heart attack or stroke (Insight News)

Elizabeth Lukanen (SHADAC)
6/29: Kamala Harris hits home for 30 million with high deductibles (Forbes)

Rowan Mahon (student)
6/27: Two students convince lawmakers to create prescription drug repository (MPR News)

Toben Nelson
6/6: Alcohol in stadiums a big mistake for UF and other SEC schools (Orlando Sentinel)

Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
6/7: Research Brief: Risk factors for adolescent binge eating vary by family socioeconomic status (UMN News)
6/7: Risk factors for adolescent binge eating vary by family socioeconomic status (Faribault Daily News)
6/7: Risk factors for adolescent binge eating vary by family socioeconomic status (Medical Xpress)

Jon Oliver
6/7: The *%$! mosquitoes are coming … but the #&@! gnats are already here (Pioneer Press, St. Paul, MN)
6/18: UMN Expert: Mosquitos in Minnesota (UMN News)

Michael Osterholm
6/11: Fresh Express releases interim report on Cyclospora outbreak prevention (Quality Assurance & Food Safety)
6/14: A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too? (Washington Post)
6/14: Blue ribbon panel on Cyclospora prevention looks for answers (Food Poisoning Bulletin)
6/14: A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too? (Grand Forks Herald)
6/14: Research looks at whether deer disease can strike people, too (The Bulletin — Bend, OR)
6/20: A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too? (Messenger-Inquirer – Owensboro, KY)
6/24: Fresh Express cyclospora panel releases preliminary report (The Packer)
6/25: Ebola’s deadly return tests U.K.’s team of disease detectives (Bloomberg)
6/26: Why the flu remains a major global threat (ABC Radio – Australia)
6/28: There are many ‘zombie’ animals. Here’s which ones you should actually worry about (USA Today)
6/28: Expert’s fear over bug wars (The Mercury – Australia)
6/28: The bug war must escalate (The Herald Sun – Australia)
6/29: Ebola’s deadly return tests U.K.’s team of disease detectives (Laredo Morning Times – TX)
6/29: Animal exhibits closed at fair following E.coli death of 2-year-old boy (Rancho Santa Fe Review – CA)
6/29: Animal exhibits closed at fair following E.coli death of 2-year-old boy (Del Mar Times – CA)

Zachary Pope (post-doctoral fellow)
6/3: Steps for health: Study says 10,000 isn’t the magic number (KARE-11 TV, Minneapolis, MN)

School of Public Health 
6/7: Study: Sleep-deprived teens more likely to participate in risky sexual behavior (Education Dive)
6/19: New UMN program to build leaders for global food system (Minnesota Daily)

Gary Schwitzer
6/24: Research Brief: Evaluating the effect of spin in health care news (UMN News)
6/25: Evaluating effect of spin in health care news (Mirage News – Australia)
6/25: Evaluating the effect of spin in health care news (Medical Xpress)

Tetyana Shippee
6/14: Taking better care of Minnesota’s silver tsunami (Minnesota Public Radio)

State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC)
6/18: Gov. Wolf considering childhood cancer investigation (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Leigh Turner
6/4: FDA wins groundbreaking case against for-profit stem cell company (The Washington Post)
6/7: Stem cell clinics likely to flourish despite judge’s rebuke (The Washington Post)
6/8: Stem cell clinics are likely to flourish despite judge’s rebuke (Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN)
6/11: Stem cell clinics co-opt clinical-trials registry to market unproven therapies, critics say (STAT)
6/11: A judge rules against one stem-cell clinic. There are hundreds of them. (The New York Times)
6/14: YouTube testimonials lure patients to shady stem cell clinics (Wired)
6/19: Employers are steering workers toward controversial stem cell therapies (Time)
6/20: Stem cell company persuades employers to steer workers toward controversial therapy (Gilmer Mirror – TX)
6/25: Buyer Beware: Many stem cell clinics lack docs trained in treatments (HealthDay)
6/25: Many docs at stem cell clinics lack specific training (WebMD)
6/25: Clinicians at stem cell clinics often lack credentials (Medscape)
6/26: Sham stem cell studies force NIH to weed its research database (Bloomberg Law)
6/26: Can employers save money with stem cell therapy? (Benefits Pro)
6/28: Former FDA head Gottlieb joins Pfizer board (The Washington Post)
6/28: Ex-FDA director Gottlieb joins Pfizer (The Columbian – Vancouver, WA)
6/29: Former head of FDA joins Pfizer board (Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

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