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Farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of Minnesota's avian influenza outbreak last year may have unwittingly helped spread the virus, a new University of Minnesota study says.

January 28, 2016
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University of Minnesota researchers wanted to look at the relationship between melanoma in younger adults and indoor tanning because they're seeing more and more women and men under age 50 with the condition, said author DeAnn Lazovich, an associate professor in the School of Public Health and the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.

January 27, 2016
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Dayton's office announced Tuesday that the speech will be March 9, 7:00 p.m., at the university's McNamara Alumni Center.

January 26, 2016
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"It's very significant that the task force is now putting forth a recommendation that's specific to pregnant and postpartum women," said Katy Kozhimannil, an associate professor of public health at the University of Minnesota. "Policy makers will pay attention to it. Increased screening and detection of depression is an enormous public health need."

January 26, 2016
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Hundreds of rare recipes, from as far back as the 1500s, can be found at the Wangensteen Historical Library at the University of Minnesota. 

January 25, 2016

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A new University of Minnesota survey reveals that thousands of students on campus have insecurities about having enough money for food.

January 22, 2016

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New research released this week, in a study co-authored by researchers from MIT Sloan School of Management and the University of Minnesota, found that workers partaking in a workplace flexibility program at a Fortune 500 company were happier and less burned out than employees at the same company who chose not to participate. 

January 21, 2016
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Professor Teri Caraway and Meredith Gill author opinion on why we need a faculty union at the University of Minnesota.

January 20, 2016

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There's potentially groundbreaking research going on at the University of Minnesota that could mean fewer surgeries for young patients with heart issues.

January 20, 2016

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For the first time in nearly 20 years, faculty members at the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus are calling for an election to form a union.

January 19, 2016
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