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Research Snapshot: What’s affecting HIV rates in African-born women of the Twin Cities?

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UMN study shows cultural norms about sex & gender roles could be factors affecting HIV rates in African-born women in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

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Q&A: Supporting mental health treatment during and after incarceration

It’s estimated 26 percent of jail inmates suffer from mental illness or some sort of serious psychiatric distress. But a survey from the College of Pharmacy, Duluth, found many jails don’t have the infrastructure or planning in place to support those inmates, particularly upon release.

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Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility’s Uganda hub exposes students to global health research

Amy Tran, Pharm.D., M.P.H. student leads a lecture at Makarere University.

The University of Minnesota’s Uganda hub creates valuable research partnerships and creates opportunities for students to explore global health research. It allowed Amy Tran, Pharm.D., M.P.H. student, global health experience under the mentorship of a Ugandan pharmacist and UMN assistant professor Melanie Nicol.

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Unfamiliarity with naloxone rules leads to low prescribing rates among MN providers

A survey from the College of Pharmacy found that many Minnesota providers don’t fully understand naloxone legislation, and many remain wary to prescribe it. The results were recently published in Substance Abuse.

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Art exhibition “To Really See” opens eyes to perception of medication

Sam's Breakfast Objects, by Tobias

New art exhibit, “To Really See,” focuses on how patients perceive the medication they take and how it affects their lives on a daily basis.

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Research Snapshot: Complementary and Alternative Medicine use in Diabetic Adults

New research at the University of Minnesota shows increased use of complementary and alternative medicine in U.S. adults with diabetes.

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