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December 18, 2013

Teen smoking continues to decline in 2013, annual survey shows

Smoking among teens in grades eight, 10 and 12 continued to decline in 2013 — a positive trend since most smokers begin their habit in adolescence — according to the latest survey results from the nationwide Monitoring the Future study.

December 10, 2013

Active U registration opens with goal of 35 million activity minutes

Registration opens today for the ninth annual Active U program, the 12-week physical activity challenge for all university faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, retirees and employee spouses/other qualified adults. Sign up by Jan. 14 and track physical activity Jan. 14-Apr. 7.

December 6, 2013

Physicians embrace Michigan program to improve health care

A statewide program created by Michigan's largest insurer has succeeded in engaging primary care physicians from the ground up to improve patient care, according to the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

December 4, 2013

Taubman Health Sciences Library closing for renovation

With the renovation of the A. Alfred Taubman Health Sciences Library set to begin in the new year, the building will close at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 22. The library’s usual extended exam hours will begin Sunday.

November 21, 2013

Webinars can help employees stay healthy during the holidays

Back by popular demand, MHealthy’s “’Tis the Season 2013” webinar series returns in December to help university faculty and staff stay healthy and maintain their energy and peace of mind during this busy time of year.

Registration is now open and all webinars can be viewed from computers, mobile phones or tablets.

November 20, 2013

U-M named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers

The University of Michigan was recently named one of Michigan’s healthiest employers in a statewide analysis of employers whose policies and practices promote a healthy workforce.

November 19, 2013

Center to study how technology may help youths with disabilities

A $4.5 million federal grant will allow U-M researchers to study how technology — including apps for smartphones and tablets, cloud devices and a U-M-developed video game — may help young adults with spinal cord dysfunction and neurodevelopmental disabilities improve health and become more independent.

November 14, 2013

U-M stem cell effort in full swing five years after state vote

Five years ago this month, Michigan voters opened the door for a full range of stem cell research in the state. Today, that effort is well underway at U-M, and yielding results that are expanding knowledge of a wide range of diseases.

October 28, 2013

Accolades

Popular Mechanics magazine will this month present a Breakthrough Innovator Award to Dr.

October 28, 2013

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

October 28, 2013

Campus briefs

New public art installed at Moore Building

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