Health & Medicine

  1. October 2, 2022

    Nurses ratify four-year, $273M contract with U-M Health

    The U-M Professional Nurse Council has voted to approve a four-year contract with U-M Health that includes a 22.5% raise over the course of the contract and elimination of mandatory overtime.

  2. September 29, 2022

    Rising food prices hit less-healthy older adults hardest, poll suggests

    Three-quarters of people older than 50 in the United States say the rising cost of groceries has affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they’re eating less healthily because of increased food costs, a U-M poll suggests.

  3. September 29, 2022

    College of Pharmacy plans medication disposal event Oct. 4

    The College of Pharmacy will host a Safe Medication Disposal Event from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 4 at two locations: on Ingalls Mall across from the Rackham Building and on the Medical Campus.

  4. September 22, 2022

    Michigan Medicine, nurses’ union reach tentative pact

    Michigan Medicine and the Michigan Nurses Association/University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

  5. September 20, 2022

    Michigan Drug Discovery’s latest round has technology focus

    A new round of $320,000 in funding from Michigan Drug Discovery is bolstering cutting-edge drug discovery technologies at U-M.

  6. September 12, 2022

    U-M doctor and former army medic offers care in Ukraine

    Florian Schmitzberger, an emergency physician at U-M Health, works with Global Response Management and provided care and training in Ukraine after Russia invaded.

  7. September 9, 2022

    $7.4M to fund study of CBD therapy for veterans’ chronic pain

    A five-year, $7.4 million grant from the state of Michigan will fund a U-M study to see whether cannabidiol and medical cannabis products can effectively manage chronic pain among U.S. military veterans.

  8. September 8, 2022

    Victors for Veterans: Giving them something to smile about

    The School of Dentistry provides free, comprehensive dental care to military veterans statewide through clinics that are part of its Victors for Veterans program.

  9. September 7, 2022

    Plenty of options for U-M employees to get a flu shot

    U-M faculty and staff working on campus, remotely or hybrid have several options for receiving their flu vaccination. Employees should determine the best approach for their situation. 

  10. September 6, 2022

    Active U Autumn seeks to get U-M community moving this fall

    Active U Autumn returns this fall, encouraging the university community to get moving toward the same goal: being active. Registration is open, and tracking of activity minutes will start Sept. 19.