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March 5, 2014

School of Dentistry receives $2M grant for special care clinic

The School of Dentistry will create a clinic where practitioners from multiple disciplines provide special needs patients with dental and health care services in the same facility, thanks to a $2 million gift from the Delta Dental Foundation.

January 29, 2014

U-M named one of nation's 100 healthiest employers

The University of Michigan has been named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The award recognizes employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices.

January 20, 2014

Flu is widespread; how you can help prevent transmission

Dear Members of Our U-M Community:

Influenza is of increasing concern in our community. I would like to encourage you to get vaccinated, to wash your hands frequently, stay home if you have flu symptoms and cover your cough.

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.

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