Creative Expression, Purpose Keys To Healing One Year After Boston Marathon BombingsPart of healing and part of recovery is healing from that disruption ...
UM School Of Public Health Tackles Noncommunicable Diseases In Latin AmericaMajor health care problems associated with noncommunicable diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory conditions are not unique to the United States. In fact, NCDs are a concern across the globe, and are growing at an alarming rate in some developing regions like Latin America.
UM Researcher Gets EPA Grant To Predict Toxic Chemical EffectsResearch by the University of Michigan School of Public Health that seeks to identify better methods to predict the toxic effects of certain chemicals on reproduction and behavior in mammals, fish and avian wildlife is one of eight projects to receive a share of $11 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
UM Study: Sexting May Be Normal Dating Behavior For Internet GenerationFor young adults today who were weaned on iPods and the Internet, the practice of "sexting," or sending sexually explicit photos or messages through phones, may be just another normal, healthy component of modern dating.
UM Study: Docs Less Likely To Prescribe Antidepressants To Depressed MinoritiesAfrican-Americans and Hispanics with major depressive disorder are less likely to get antidepressants than Caucasian patients, and Medicare and Medicaid patients are less likely to get the newest generation of antidepressants.
UM: Decline In Smoking Saves 800,000 Lives Over 25 YearsRafael Meza, assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is a co-author on a collaborative study released Wednesday that found that tobacco control policies in the United States prevented 795,000 lung cancer deaths from 1975 to 2000.
UM Picks Leader For New Master's of Health Informatics ProgramCharles Friedman, a top federal scientific officer in the Department of Health and Human Services, will head the new joint master's program in health informatics offered by the University of Michigan School of Public Health and School of Information.
UM Gets Two Public Health GrantsThe University of Michigan Thursday announced a three-year, $1.4 million federal grant to establish the UM School of Public Health Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Center, and a $2.25 million dollar federal grant to expand its preventive medicine residency to help combat an estimated 35,000 shortfall of primary care physicians expected within 10 years.
Event Notices From October 28
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UM, China Partner To Fight Vaccine-Preventable Disease