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Truth About Sunscreens

​Truth About Sunscreens

Across America, five million people are diagnosed with some form skin cancer each year. Faculty member DeAnn Lazovich says that to reduce that risk, we must take other precautions against the sun first and use sunscreens as a last resort.

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Suncreens and Skin Cancer: The Truth About Protection

This Fourth of July, millions of Americans will conscientiously slather on sunscreens before heading out for fun in the sun at beaches and picnics. For decades, we’ve been advised…

Facility Differences in Nursing Homes Affect Quality of Life for Minnesota Minorities

A new study from the School of Public Health, in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, found racial differences in nursing home residents’ quality of life (QOL)….

UMN Expert: Screenings are Best Tool We Have to Lower Cancer Deaths

According to the American Cancer Society, more than one million people in the United States get cancer each year. Furthermore, two in three people diagnosed with cancer survive at…

Earning Respect

The first time School of Public Health student Eliza Cowan met with women from the “untouchables” caste in rural India, she found them to be nothing like their disparaging…

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Biostatistics

Focusing on statistical methods used in biomedical research and beyond.

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Epidemiology & Community Health

Exploring how human behavior affects individual and population health.

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Health Policy & Management

Influencing the policies and systems surrounding healthcare services.

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Environmental Health Sciences

Tackling a range of environmental and occupational health issues.

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