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UMN Study: More Frequent Bicyclists Have Fewer Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Riding a bicycle more often can lower your risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes, according to a recent UMN Study.

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UMN Study: Later School Start Times Better for Adolescent Development

Many high schools across the country are debating if later start times are better for students.  A recent University of Minnesota study found that later opening bells were associated with better mental and behavioral health for adolescents.

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Age discrimination at the office: how does it impact women’s health over time?

Tetyana Shippee, Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health examined if perceived age discrimination at work influences women’s depressive symptoms and life satisfaction. She also looked into how financial strain plays into the equation.

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What Can We Learn from the Patterns of Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders can take many forms. There is evidence to show that people with one form may transition to another over time. How and why this happens has not been closely examined, until now.

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What is “Fake News” and How Can You Spot It?

The term “fake news” is getting a lot of attention lately, but what does it really mean?HealthNewsReview.org evaluates health care journalism, advertising, marketing, public relations and other messages that may influence consumers and provides criteria that consumers can use to evaluate these messages themselves. Health Talk checked in with publisher and Adjunct Associate Professor in the UMN School of Public Health Gary Schwitzer, about why fake news is a problem and what news consumers can do about it.

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Improving global health through competition

The annual Global Health Case Competition helps students explore complex real-world global health challenges, such as refugee crises, sanitation, violence, sustainable development and infectious disease outbreaks, which are increasingly common in a world with more people, changing climates and drug-resistant viruses. Its success is now paving the way for similar competitions around the world.

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