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January 7, 2014

U-M reaches milestone in transferring Native American remains

With the beginning of the new year, U-M has completed the transfer of nearly half of its collections of Native American human remains and cultural objects from burial sites in Michigan to tribes that lived in the areas where they were found.

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 13, 2013

U-M researchers: Turn down the volume

As the nation continues to focus on health care prevention through reform, one cause of serious illness and even death gets ignored — environmental noise pollution.

December 6, 2013

Scholarship and Creative Work

Culling vampire bats to stem rabies in Latin America can backfire

Culling vampire bat colonies to stem the transmission of rabies in Latin America does little to slow the spread of the virus and could even have the reverse effect, according to University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues.

December 6, 2013

Herpes viruses associated with cognitive impairment

The herpes virus that in its active stage usually produces cold sores during times of stress now has been linked to cognitive impairment throughout life, with new University of Michigan research that for the first time shows an impact on children ages 12-16.

November 22, 2013

Phthalate exposure linked to preterm birth

The odds of preterm birth for women exposed to a commonly used class of chemicals known as phthalates are increased significantly, according to a new study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

November 21, 2013

Economists: U.S. will add 5 million jobs in next two years

The U.S. economy will continue its steady climb upward over the next two years, U-M economists say.

“Washington inflicted quite a bit of short-term damage to the U.S. economy in 2013,” said Daniil Manaenkov of the Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics in the Department of Economics.

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