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  1. November 1, 2013

    Staph infections and eczema: What’s the connection?

    For the millions of people suffering from the intensely red, horribly itchy skin condition known as eczema, the only thing more maddening than their disease is the lack of understanding of what causes it, or makes it flare up from time to time.

  2. November 1, 2013

    ER study finds 1 in 10 older teens misuse Rx painkillers and sedatives

    With prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels nationwide, and overdoses killing more people than auto accidents in many states, a new University of Michigan study provides striking new data about the misuse of potent prescription painkillers and sedatives by teens and young adults.

  3. November 1, 2013

    Young, black women at highest risk for lupus

    Young, black women have the highest rate of developing lupus and are most likely to be diagnosed at a younger age than whites and during childbearing years, according to a new University of Michigan study of lupus in Southeastern Michigan.

  4. November 1, 2013

    Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals — twice

    Mammal body size decreased significantly during at least two ancient global warming events, a new finding that suggests a similar outcome is possible in response to human-caused climate change, according to a University of Michigan paleontologist and his colleagues.

  5. October 31, 2013

    Campus finance and HR processes to move to Shared Services Center

    Finance • Accounting • Accounts payable • Billing and accounts receivable • Travel and expense reimbursement Human Resources • Benefits and retirement savings administration • Data management and reporting • Time and leave administration • Onboarding, immigration/relocation and exit  
  6. October 31, 2013

    Revolution in brain science demands Higgs Boson-type collaboration

    Social and life scientists from the University of Michigan and other universities are calling for a new model of cross-disciplinary collaboration to advance understanding of the human brain.

  7. October 31, 2013

    Newspaper web ads not to blame for print advertising decline

    An open question for newspapers as the industry struggles with declining revenues and profits is whether online ads cannibalize print advertising.

  8. October 31, 2013

    Shared Services Center for finance, HR scheduled to open in April

    Combining resources to achieve lower costs and enhance service is the aim of the new U-M Shared Services Center, set to open in April and expected to bring savings of $5 million to $6 million in the first few years.

  9. October 31, 2013

    Affordable Care Act symposium features national experts, media

    National health care policy experts and prominent media members will come to U-M on Monday to discuss the past and present communication of the Affordable Care Act.

  10. October 31, 2013

    Several events planned as part of Climate Adaptation Week

    A variety of events next week will highlight ongoing climate change adaptation projects and programs that are taking place across the university and around Ann Arbor.