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May 2, 2014

Mini vacationers

Members of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Operating Room staff celebrate their victory in MHealthy’s 5-Minute Vacation Challenge with a full luncheon sponsored by MHealthy. The eight-week challenge promoted stress reduction in the workplace and encouraged nursing units to take five-minute “healthy vacations” during their shifts. The Mott O.R. recorded 1,441 vacations over eight weeks. (Photograph by Nicole Weil, MHealthy)

May 1, 2014

Screen time for kids

What are parents doing to limit screen time for young kids?

About 25 percent of parents with children aged two to five say their children get three or more hours of entertainment screen time a day, well beyond recommended limits, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In this video, poll director Dr. Matthew M. Davis, professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, internal medicine, and public policy, discusses why it's important to limit children's screen time and how to do it.

April 30, 2014

Distinguished Dissertation Award

The 2013 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients were honored Tuesday. Awardees received a $1,000 honorarium recognizing exceptional scholarly work and completion of their doctoral degrees in 2013. The annual competition is co-sponsored by ProQuest and Rackham Graduate School. View a full list of the honorees. (Photo by Whitney Miller)

April 29, 2014

UM-Dearborn commencement

UM-Dearborn graduate Walaa Tout (right), a Chancellor's Medallion recipients, waits with other graduates to receive her degree during Sunday's commencement ceremonies. More than 800 students graduated during morning and afternoon ceremonies, at which speakers encouraged them to be prepared for whatever comes their way and to give back to their communities through involvement and philanthropy. (Photo by Millard Berry)

April 28, 2014

Drugs in the water

Bad Medicine? Drugs in the water | MconneX | MichEpedia

Our bodies don't absorb all the pharmaceutical drugs we take. Much of them pass through our systems and end up in wastewater treatment plants. In this video, Nancy Love, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses what we know and what we don't know about this issue, and gives advice on how consumers can best filter pharmaceuticals out at the tap.