Health & Medicine

  1. March 20, 2023

    College of Pharmacy plans medication disposal event next week

    The College of Pharmacy will host a Safe Medication Disposal Event from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28 at two locations on the Central and Medical campuses.

  2. March 20, 2023

    MC3 is a ‘game changer’ for mental health in Michigan

    When primary care providers across Michigan have trouble finding local mental health therapists and support services, they often turn to a service called MC3, based at U-M’s Department of Psychiatry.

  3. March 13, 2023

    Loneliness, isolation down but still high among older adults

    After three years of pandemic living, loneliness, isolation and lack of social contact have finally started to decline among older adults, U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging shows.

  4. March 13, 2023

    RNA Center Symposium to explore future of RNA therapeutics

    The U-M Center for RNA Biomedicine will explore what biomedical applications might result from RNA research March 24 at its seventh annual symposium, “From Molecules to Medicines.”

  5. March 10, 2023

    Student anxiety, depression — and care efforts — higher than ever

    While rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts are at all-time highs, more college students than ever report receiving therapy or counseling, according to a new report.

  6. March 9, 2023

    Program encourages small changes for better sleep

    Most people will spend about one-third of their lives asleep. MHealthy’s Good Night, Sleep Right challenge is designed to ensure most of this time is quality rest.

  7. March 6, 2023

    U-M expands well-being, mental health support for students, employees

    Students on the Ann Arbor campus now have access to up to six free counseling sessions per year, including same-day appointments, and U-M recently hired a chief behavioral health strategist for faculty and staff.

  8. February 6, 2023

    UM-Flint offers customizable master’s in health services administration

    UM-Flint’s College of Health Sciences is now offering a customizable Master of Science in Health Services Administration for fall 2023, allowing students to custom-build a degree with the skills that interest them most.

  9. February 3, 2023

    Brain health, concussions, sports: A long-term connection?

    The Michigan Alumni Brain Health Study will examine whether sport participation and concussions are associated with later-life brain health in former U-M athletes and nonathletes.

  10. February 1, 2023

    Occupational therapist adds custom touch to patients’ hand splints

    Augusta Simmons, a board-certified hand therapist, has been fitting patients with splints for over 25 years, the past six at the Northville Health Center.