SPH News Headlines – March 2019

									Charlie Plain |
																			March 26, 2019
					

Lynn Blewett 
3/26: Research Brief: Cost of a federal reinsurance program to stabilize states’ individual health insurance markets (UMN News)
3/27: Research Brief: Cost of a federal reinsurance program to stabilize states’ individual health insurance markets (InsuranceNewsNet.com)

Lynn Bretl
3/12: A call for accurate sex education (KARE 11, Minneapolis)

Mary Christoph (postdoc)
3/20: Research Brief: Diet generally improves as adolescents age into young adulthood (UMN News)
3/26: UMN study finds diet improves as adolescents age into young adulthood (Litchfield Independent Review)

Joe Gaugler
3/4: U of M professor’s Alzheimer’s talk kicks off Senior College (Voice of Alexandria)
3/3: Alzheimer’s expert coming to Alexandria (Echo Press)
3/14: Alzheimer’s talks strike a nerve (Alexandria Echo Press)

Stuart Grande
3/27: Research Brief: New app helps young people with arthritis communicate (UMN News)
3/27: mHealth helps young arthritis patients communicate their care needs (mHealth Intelligence)
3/28: University of Minnesota studies use of app for children with arthritis (Minne Inno)

Rachel Hardeman 
3/14: Trump’s Title X changes would alter grant funding (Minnesota Daily)

J’Mag Karbeah (student)
3/14: Trump’s Title X changes would alter grant funding (Minnesota Daily)

Mary Kosuth (student)
3/22: How synthetic microfibers end up in food and drinking water (Sourcing Journal)

Jennifer Linde
3/5: Here’s How Treating Obesity and Depression at the Same Time Can Help (Healthline)

Russell Luepker
3/18: New study suggests fish oil derivative may benefit heart health (WFMZ, Allentown, PA)
3/18: New study suggests fish oil derivative may benefit heart health (CNN)
3/25: How red yeast supplement damaged one woman’s liver (WebMD)
3/25: For one woman, popular red yeast supplement brought on liver damage (HealthDay)
3/26: For one woman, popular red yeast supplement brought on liver damage (U.S. News & World Report)
3/27: Woman’s liver damage linked to red yeast rice supplement (Tech Times)

Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
3/11: The uphill battle for healthy body habits (Your Teen Magazine)
3/20: 2019’s fattest cities in America (Wallethub)

Michael Osterholm
3/6: Deer farmer owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR’s off the mark (Brainerd Dispatch)
3/6: Minnesota deer farm owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR’s off the mark (Duluth News Tribune)
3/6: Public Health Official: Chronic Wasting Disease Seems Bound To Infect People (Mountain Journal)
3/5: Our View: Deer disease should concern all Minnesotans (Post Bulletin)
3/4: Colorado senators back bill to aid fight against chronic wasting disease (Craig Press)
3/3: Ireland warned about ‘zombie deer’ disease that has potential to spread to humans (Buzz.ie)
3/1: Ebola Response in DRC Continuously Complicated by Violence (Contagionlive.com)
3/1: Researchers: No strong evidence chronic wasting disease could infect humans, but it’s possible (The Coloradoan)
3/9: Great Outdoors: Migratory bird seasons set (The Maryville Daily Times)
3/19: U of M launches Chronic Wasting Disease program to address potential health crisis (UMN News)
3/19: New U of M program responds to Chronic Wasting Disease crisis (KROC, Rochester, MN)
3/20: How deadly pathogens have escaped the lab — over and over again (Vox)
3/20: Researchers concerned about CWD spread to humans (FOX47, Rochester, MN)
3/20: Can Uganda block Ebola’s spread from neighboring Congo? (PBS News Hour)
3/20: Researchers concerned about CWD spread to humans (KTTC, Rochester, MN)
3/21: CWD: ‘It’s kind of a genetic roulette table’ (Rochester Post Bulletin)
3/22: Researchers concerned about CWD spread to humans (KTIV, Sioux City, IA)
3/23: Field Reports: Few chances for anterless deer in Douglas County this fall (Duluth News Tribune)
3/25: Winona nearly closes deer park (Winona Post)
3/27: University of Minnesota launches CWD program (Feedstuffs)
3/27: The anti-vaxx movement is more organized and powerful than ever (The Daily Beast)
3/29: Deer disease may some day infect people, expert warns (Spartan Newsroom)
3/29: U’s new effort will help broaden, better coordinate fight to contain chronic wasting disease (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Ericka Lara Ovares (student)
3/13: Groups offer sexual violence workshops for international students (Minnesota Daily)

Colin Planalp (SHADAC)
3/21: Talking opioid crisis trends with UMN (UMN News)

Cavan Reilly
3/7: Research Brief: Ebola survivors suffer from increased symptoms and physical abnormalities after recovery (UMN News)
3/7: Study shows health of Ebola survivors in Liberia has improved (EIN News Desk)
3/7: Study shows health of Ebola survivors in Liberia has improved (Africa News)
3/7: Ebola could persist in semen for much longer than previously thought (STAT: Morning Rounds)
3/7: Study finds Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues (Medical Xpress)
3/7: Study finds Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues (Infection Control Today)
3/8: Ebola survivors in Liberia have higher prevalence of health issues, study shows (News-Medical.Net)
3/8: ‘Health of Ebola survivors in Liberia has improved,’ study shows (The Liberian Daily Observer)
3/14: Ebola survivors continue to suffer years after recovery (U.S. News & World Report)
3/14: Ebola survivors continue to suffer years after recovery (HealthDay)
3/15: Ebola survivors have health problems years after outbreak (UPI)
3/15: Ebola survivors face high burden of ongoing health issues (Healio)

Rural Health Research Center 
3/10: Critical Condition: The crisis of rural medical care (CBS News)
3/20: Springfield hospital board votes to close birthing center (Vermont Public Radio)

Gary Schwitzer
3/29: Digital rectal exams: Worth the trouble? (MedPage Today)

Matt Simcik
3/2: Answer Man: Bowlful of snow – delicious or dangerous? (PostBulletin.com)

Jamie Stang
3/18: Reaping the most benefits from food-related studies (Healio)

Deborah Swackhamer
3/8: Critics say shortfall in EPA standards can stymie cases against 3M, others (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Leigh Turner
3/13: After China’s gene-edited baby debacle, CRISPR scientists want a moratorium (Vox)
3/27: ‘I had my misgivings about going abroad for surgery’ (BBC)

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