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Are the Grammys really about good music? Alex Lubet, Affiliate Faculty and professor in the School of Music, writes. The Conversation.

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Millions to fight food industry sway, from a snack bar CEO.   Leigh Turner, PhD, faculty, is quoted.  StarTribune.

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Public health shouldn’t be contentious. But it’s incredibly polarizing. Sarah Gollust, PhD, affiliate faculty and an associate  professor of health policy and management in the School of Public Health, is quoted Vox.
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Playing it safe: A brief history of lip-syncing. Alex Lubet, Affiliate Faculty and professor in the School of Music, writes. The Conversation.

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Minnesota health and medical experts cite greatest concerns - and hopes - for 2017 in a recent article for MinnPost. Center for Bioethics faculty member Steven Miles is quoted.

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Deborah E. Laxon
Life Support: When is Enough, Enough?
Friday, March 10, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm

Speaker: Deborah Day Laxson
Founder of the Health Care Agent Literacy Project and author of the award winning book The Gray Zone: When Life Support No Longer Supports Life."

How does a non-medically trained individual respond when life support no longer supports life? Using her own real life example, Deborah brings the audience on her journey as she learned to navigate the complexities of the medical world in order to honor her husband’s choices regarding medical care at end-of-life.