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Expert perspective: What’s inside dietary supplements?

Rick Kingston, Pharma.D., a clinical professor in the College of Pharmacy, addresses the misconceptions of the dietary supplement industry, and explains what consumers should keep in mind when purchasing dietary supplements.

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5 tips for traveling with your pet this summer

Whether flying out of town or setting out on road trip with your pet this summer, it’s important to travel safely.

Kelly Tart, D.V.M., veterinary emergency medicine specialist and assistant clinical professor in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, spoke to Health Talk about five simple tips that will help make a stressful travel experience safer and more enjoyable.

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Summer safety tips: Hydration is a must

This summer you might be planning to get outside and partake in a variety of fun activities. But whether you’re planning to hike, play bocce ball or just relax in the water, it’s important that you stay safe and stay hydrated.

William Roberts, M.D., professor with the University of Minnesota Medical School, Family Medicine and Community Health, is here to offer his summer safety tips for staying hydrated:

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Safe holidays are happy holidays

The holidays bring lots of cheer, but also a lot of new or unusual situations that can spell disaster for children or pets that ingest new plants around the house or find their way into a visitor’s medication. The holidays are the busiest time of year for poison control centers, but there are a few simple holiday safety tips to help keep everyone safe and happy this holiday season.

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How to make the most out of your Minnesota summer

With warm weather upon us, it is tempting to shed all inhibitions and wholeheartedly enjoy the summer sun, but with the summer heat, unfortunately, comes the risk of injury.

But, fear not! There are ways to prepare.

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