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Prenatal Folic Acid Lowers Children’s Risk Of Autism

Researchers in Norway tracked 85,000 children and whether their mothers took a folic acid supplement.

02/12/2013

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Paynesville Man, 45, Dies In Rollover

A 45-year-old man has died in a fatal rollover just north of Paynesville, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

02/11/2013

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U Of M Research ‘Identifies’ A Cause Of Breast Cancer

Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.

02/06/2013

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New Study: Mastectomies May Not Be Safest Bet

It’s a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.

01/29/2013

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Researchers Find Facebook Triggers Feelings Of Envy

Ever feel a little twinge of jealousy when you look at a friend’s vacation photos on Facebook? Turns out, you’re not alone.

01/23/2013

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.

10/29/2012

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Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.

10/16/2012

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‘U Of M’ Grad Student Researches Pollution Effects On Cyclists

Minneapolis has a reputation as a bike-friendly city with many commuting with pedal power. Now, a University of Minnesota graduate student is doing research about the quality of air cyclists are breathing.

09/26/2012

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Researchers: Excessive Sitting Linked To Chronic Diseases

Too much sitting at work or at home could be taking a couple years off your life.

07/10/2012

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‘U’ Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are excited about a new study on the use of stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy.

05/03/2012

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Study: Standing Up More Could Make You Slimmer And More Energetic

University of Minnesota researchers say there’s one more thing you may be able to do to fight against diabetes, obesity, cancer and heart disease – and it’s simple: stand more and sit less.

01/30/2012

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Study: Exercise May Help Kids Do Better In School

We all want our kids to do good in school. Now, a new study shows If you want your child to get better grades you may want to make sure they’re getting physically active.

01/02/2012

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Is Taking Vitamin D Supplements Good Enough?

Many Minnesotans are told to take Vitamin D in the winter when we don’t get as much sun. But is that enough?

12/19/2011

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U Of Minn. Opens Wind Research Station

The University of Minnesota is flipping the switch on a new wind research station this week at the university’s UMore Park property in Rosemount.

10/23/2011

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New Research Suggests Multivitamins May Shorten Life

A new study says the vitamins and supplements may actually be bad for us, particularly women.

10/10/2011

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