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Monday 14th January 2019

Racial bullying in schools rose after 2016 election in areas that voted for Trump, Virginia study finds

Researchers analyzed data collected from more than 155,000 seventh- and eighth-grade students who participated in Virginia’s biennial “school climate” survey for the years 2013, 2015 and 2017.

Friday 11th January 2019

Tired of getting a flu shot every year? A universal vaccine may be near

A universal flu vaccine would cover multiple strains of the virus so scientists don’t have to play a guessing game, predicting which varieties of the ever-mutating flu will be prevalent in a given season.

U.S. fertility rate continues to decline, reaching lowest level in 40 years

Minnesota’s fertility rate in 2017 was 1.872 — above the national rate, but below the rate (2.100) that experts say would be needed for the country’s population to replace itself over time without immigration.

Thursday 10th January 2019

What you can do to avoid picking up a skin infection at the gym

Gyms are notorious breeding grounds for a host of unpleasant pathogens that can cause skin infections.

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Cholesterol levels tend to spike after Christmas, study finds

The study’s findings suggest, say the researchers, that people who are newly diagnosed with high cholesterol in late December or January may want to get their levels retested a few months later.

Tuesday 8th January 2019

U of M study links adversity in early life to childhood obesity

The study also found that the greater the number of adverse experiences in children’s lives, the stronger the likelihood they will be overweight or obese.

Despite new legal protections, breastfeeding Minnesota women still face challenges at work

Laws aren’t necessarily well-known — or enforced, according to researchers and advocates.

Monday 7th January 2019

More than 26 million U.S. adults have a food allergy, study finds

The study found that less than half of American adults with a food allergy have had the allergy confirmed by a doctor’s diagnosis.

Friday 4th January 2019

How sweet it isn’t: study finds little evidence that artificial sweeteners are beneficial to health

Overall, there appeared to be no statistically significant differences in health outcomes — including weight loss — between people who used artificial sweeteners and those who didn’t.

Thursday 3rd January 2019

Regular exercise helps older adults reduce their risk of falls, study finds

The study’s findings are potentially important, for falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in Americans aged 65 and older.

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

How co-responder teams are changing the way Minneapolis police deal with mental health calls

Though the program is currently operating as a pilot, it is on track to grow in 2019, thanks to money set aside in the city's 2019 budget. 

The average American is inching closer to being obese, CDC data shows

In overall weight, men gained an average of 8.5 pounds and women an average of 6.8 pounds between 1999 and 2016.

Monday 24th December 2018

Minnesota’s supply of licensed alcohol and drug counselors isn’t meeting employer demand

Part of the reason for the shortage of LADCs may have to do with the stress that’s baked into the job.

Study: Six months of regular aerobic exercise improves thinking skills in older, sedentary adults

The study found that adopting those two healthful behaviors improved people’s cognitive skills by an average of almost nine years.

Friday 21st December 2018

Car crashes and guns are leading causes of deaths of U.S. kids, study finds

A child or adolescent in the United States is 57 percent more likely to die by the age of 19 years than those in other wealthy nations.

Thursday 20th December 2018

Removing junk food from grocery checkout lines helps reduce impulse snacking, study suggests

Researchers found that the removal of snacks from the checkout lines was associated with an immediate 17 percent drop in the purchase of such items.

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Friday report cards linked to increased incidence of child abuse

Researchers concluded that school districts could help reduce the likelihood of physical abuse by sending grades home earlier in the week.

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Want to keep pounds from piling on this holiday season? A new study offers some tips

The study’s authors conclude that "low-intensity interventions targeting high-risk periods [for weight gain] such as Christmas could be an important contributor to obesity prevention efforts in the population."

Monday 17th December 2018

U.S. gun deaths reach highest level since CDC started tracking them

Gun deaths have risen 27 percent since 1999, when guns killed 28,874 Americans.

Outgoing DHS Commissioner Piper reflects on challenges, accomplishments

Piper said she also hopes that the next commissioner will be a person who “values the dignity of every person, regardless of what they have to offer back to society.”

Friday 14th December 2018

Minnesota’s suicide rate continues to rise, and it’s higher in Greater Minnesota than the metro

Minnesota’s suicide rate has been on a slow, steady rise for nearly two decades.

Intellectual engagement is linked to higher cognitive skills in older age (but not to slower decline)

People who remain intellectually active and curious their entire lives tend to start their decline from “a higher cognitive point,” the study's authors conclude.

Thursday 13th December 2018

Minnesota drops — again — in annual national health rankings

Minnesota dropped in the 2018 rankings for the second time in two years, from sixth to seventh place.

Wednesday 12th December 2018

6 million Americans seek emergency care for animal-related injuries each year, study finds

The most common animal-related injuries treated in emergency departments in the Midwest during the study period were dog bites, followed by hornet, wasp and bee bites and venomous spider bites.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

Nearly 60% of U.S. adults do no strength training, study suggests

Only 30.2 percent of adults engage in muscle-strengthening activities for the recommended two or more sessions a week.

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