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Weekly segments on topical public health issues featuring University of Minnesota experts. Please note: This series has been discontinued. The archive is available below.

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Study: Flexible sigmoidoscopy effective screening tool for colorectal cancer

The use of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening is credited for reducing the deaths from colorectal cancer cases and is less invasive with fewer side effects than colonoscopy. Thatâ€s according to results from the first randomized clinical trials in the United Stats that looked at the effectiveness of sigmoidoscopy. Tim Church a University of Minnesota cancer prevention expert, said 155,000 people involved in the study, including more than 29,000 people in Minnesota.

1 MIN2012 JUN 8
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Study: Flexible sigmoidoscopy effective screening tool for colorectal cancer

Alcohol establishments and violent crime

A new University of Minnesota study has confirmed that neighborhoods with a higher density of alcohol establishments experience more violent crime. But the study also compared neighborhoods with on-premise alcohol sales – bars and restaurants – with neighborhoods containing off-site alcohol sales, such as liquor stores.

1 MIN2012 MAY 21
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Alcohol establishments and violent crime

Frequent self weighing can be unhealthy for young adults

Is it a healthy for young adults to weigh themselves frequently? Thatâ€s what researchers with Project Eat at the University of Minnesota wanted to learn, so they studied more than 2,000 adults with an average age of 25. Virginia Quick, one of the researchers in the study, explains the results.

1 MIN2012 MAY 7
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Frequent self weighing can be unhealthy for young adults

Latest Episodes

Study: Flexible sigmoidoscopy effective screening tool for colorectal cancer

The use of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening is credited for reducing the deaths from colorectal cancer cases and is less invasive with fewer side effects than colonoscopy. Thatâ€s according to results from the first randomized clinical trials in the United Stats that looked at the effectiveness of sigmoidoscopy. Tim Church a University of Minnesota cancer prevention expert, said 155,000 people involved in the study, including more than 29,000 people in Minnesota.

1 MIN2012 JUN 8
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Study: Flexible sigmoidoscopy effective screening tool for colorectal cancer

Alcohol establishments and violent crime

A new University of Minnesota study has confirmed that neighborhoods with a higher density of alcohol establishments experience more violent crime. But the study also compared neighborhoods with on-premise alcohol sales – bars and restaurants – with neighborhoods containing off-site alcohol sales, such as liquor stores.

1 MIN2012 MAY 21
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Alcohol establishments and violent crime

Frequent self weighing can be unhealthy for young adults

Is it a healthy for young adults to weigh themselves frequently? Thatâ€s what researchers with Project Eat at the University of Minnesota wanted to learn, so they studied more than 2,000 adults with an average age of 25. Virginia Quick, one of the researchers in the study, explains the results.

1 MIN2012 MAY 7
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Frequent self weighing can be unhealthy for young adults

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