People who don't get enough sleep are more likely to make poor food choices, eat more, are less likely to feel motivated to exercise or stick to their no-smoking plan, are more likely to be in a bad mood and are probably less productive at work, says Cathy Goldstein, assistant professor of neurology.
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John DeCicco, research professor at the U-M Energy Institute, was interviewed about research into ways of battling climate change, such as removing carbon dioxide through reforestation.
Tom Buchmueller, professor of health management and policy, and business economics and public policy, was interviewed about how President Trump's pick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid could shape the Republicans' Medicaid reform.
"We shouldn't ignore feelings of emotional distress just because people can't point to a black-and-blue mark. We know that stress doesn't just feel bad. We know what it does to your blood pressure, for example, quite directly," said Ethan Kross, professor of psychology.
"A safety net is only useful if people can access its benefits. Our current one is fraying and letting too many people fall through the cracks," wrote Kristin Seefeldt, assistant professor of social work and public policy.
"It's important to have an archive like this, because games are part of our culture," said Dave Carter, reference librarian and archivist for U-M's Computer & Video Game Archive, which features more than 7,000 titles on dozens of gaming systems.
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"If you don't encounter people who disagree with you, it's a heck of lot easier to reinforce your views and vilify the other side," says Josh Pasek, assistant professor of communication studies, referring to how fewer people turn to traditional media outlets for their news, and other outlets crop up that have "a much weaker grounding in the facts."
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Kevin A. Kerber, assistant professor of neurology, says that dizziness is one of the most common symptoms that primary care and emergency department doctors see, as common as back pain and headache.
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"We've always been an immigrant nation and an anti-immigrant nation. (For much of the 20th century) there's been tension between domestic politics that are trying to restrict in the name of populism, and it comes into conflict with a foreign policy agenda about engagement with the world," said Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, associate professor of history and American culture.
William Chey, professor of internal medicine and nutritional sciences, discussed the complex low-FODMAP diet that's gaining buzz and scientific backing among those with irritable bowel syndrome.