SPH News Headlines – May 2019

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

									Charlie Plain |
																			May 10, 2019
					

Jean Abraham
5/11: Well worth it? (Grand Haven Tribune)

Ellen Demerath
5/14: Research Brief: Mothers with higher quality diets have slimmer, leaner babies (UMN News)
5/30: Nursing moms who eat right have slimmer, healthier babies (U.S. News & World Report)
5/30: Nursing moms who eat right have slimmer, healthier babies (HealthDay News)
5/31: Breastfeeding moms who eat right have slimmer, healthier babies (Health 24)

Roger Feldman
5/28: Upcoding may have led to higher MA payments (Healthcare Dive)

Aaron Folsom
5/21: Blood proteins help predict risk of developing heart failure (EurekAlert)

Susan Bartlett Foote
5/2: ArtZany: Author Susan Bartlett Foote – The Crusade for Forgotten Souls (KYMN-Radio, Northfield, MN)

Joe Gaugler
5/11: Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
5/15: Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall (Phys.org)
5/25: Best Buy extends reach into booming health care market with GreatCall (The Roanoke Times)

Ezra Golberstein
5/18: Minnesota family’s loss shows stakes in health plan fight (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Lisa Harnack
5/21: Are fresh fruits and vegetables more nutritious than frozen ones? (WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, MN)

Craig Hedberg
5/23: Wash your hands, people (MPR News)
5/23: Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m afraid my neighbor’s cookout food could make me sick (The Takeout)
5/24: What’s on MPR News – 5/24/19 (MPR News)
5/28: UMN Expert: Summer food safety (UMN News)

Carrie Henning-Smith
5/2: UMN researchers examine rural health disparities (Minnesota Daily)
5/20: Maternal health care in rural Wisconsin (WORT-Radio, Madison, WI.)
5/29: AHA Rural Report (Advancing Health)

David Jacobs
5/2: Plant-based diets help reduce kidney disease risk long term (Medscape)

Diane Kampa (UMASH)
5/2: Minnesota Corn Growers Update (Linder Farm Network)
5/8: Corn Matters (Red River Farm Network)

Katy Kozhimannil
5/1: Beyoncé’s honesty highlights racial disparities in maternal healthcare
(Healthline)
5/5: Minnesota’s rural hospitals are hanging on — for now (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
5/6: What is a doula? And do you need one? (The New York Times)
5/20: Maternity Deserts (Newsy)
5/22: Amy Schumer was mom shamed for going back to work after 2 weeks and she had the perfect response (Ladders)

Elizabeth Lukanen (SHADAC)
5/1: Study: Texas rate of uninsured children double national average (Houston Chronicle)
5/1: Study: Texas rate of uninsured children double national average (San Antonio Express-News)
5/2: Study: Texas rate of uninsured children double national average (San Antonio Express-News)
5/2: After falling for years, the number of uninsured children is rising (Marketplace)
5/18: Number of children without health insurance is again trending in the wrong direction (KSL-TV, Salt Lake City, Utah)
5/18: Numbers of children without health insurance is again trending in the wrong direction (Deseret News, Utah)
5/28: Study finds uptick in Iowa kids under private health plans (The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA)

Jon Oliver
5/2: Talking tick season with UMN (UMN News)
5/4: What you should know about tick season in Minnesota (KVLY-TV, Fargo, ND)
5/4: What You Should Know About Tick Season In Minnesota (WCCO-TV, Minneapolis, MN)
5/9: Talking tick season with a U of M researcher (Park Rapids Enterprise)
5/15: U of M expert talks about ticks (Farmers Independent)
5/30: How to treat and prevent tick bites (Outside Magazine)

Michael Osterholm
5/7: ‘On a knife edge’: Ebola outbreak threatens to escalate as violence rises (STAT)
5/7: Congo’s Ebola outbreak may be on brink of catastrophe, health experts warn (Becker’s Hospital Review)
5/8: Seven deer test CWD positive at central Minn. deer farm (West Central Tribune, Willmar, MN)
5/8: Dead deer and more CWD found at pay-to-hunt ranch in Crow Wing County (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Richard Patterson (student)
5/8: Readers write: Education is the best prevention (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Xuanzi Qin (student)
5/8: Research Brief: Women perceive the potential benefits of mammograms to be more important than the potential harms (UMN News)
5/9: Women perceive the potential benefits of mammograms to be more important than the potential harms (Medical Xpress)
5/30: Mammograms benefits seen as more important than harms (Physician’s Briefing)
5/31: Mammogram benefits seen as more important than harms (Medical Xpress)

Rural Health Research Center
5/4: Uniontown Hospital to stop delivering babies, putting rural mothers-to-be in a bind (Tribune-Review, Southwestern Penn.)
5/7: When hospitals struggle, childbirth centers are often first to be cut (Vermont Public Radio)
5/15: US birth numbers hit 32-year low (Becker’s Hospital Review)
5/20: An app for loneliness launched (Star News, Elk River, MN)

School of Public Health
5/1: International Mediterranean Diet Month: Health benefits of this food regimen (The Health Site)
5/20: University of Minnesota Twin Cities launches new Integrated Food Systems Leadership program (UMN News)
5/22: Snooze but don’t lose: Study confirms academic benefits of later school start times (Education Dive)

Nathan Shippee
5/6: Minnesota lawmakers look to make insulin more affordable (Minnesota Daily)

Jaime Slaughter-Acey
5/15: A blind spot in medical data? Sometimes, it’s race. (Experience Magazine)

State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC)
5/5: Why is the infant mortality rate in the United States so high? (The Republic)
5/25: Voices for Utah Children sets goal of 100% health coverage for children regardless of immigration status (Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT)
5/28: More Iowa children under private insurance, research shows (Insurancenewsnet.com)

Irina Stepanov
5/1: Talking heated tobacco devices with UMN (UMN News)
5/19: New tobacco device pitched, panned (Duluth News Tribune)

Leigh Turner
5/7: The birth-tissue profiteers (The New Yorker)
5/18: Stem cell’ therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health Canada says (CBC News, Canada)
5/31: Citing “safety concerns,” FDA cautions national marketer of unproven stem cell treatments (ProPublica)

Jeremy Van’t Hof and Russell Luepker
5/21: Research Brief: African Americans more likely to use aspirin to prevent heart attacks if peers support it (UMN News)

 

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