April 10, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. February 14, 2021

    Alternatives to a doctor’s office gain popularity during pandemic

    as the pandemic began to unfold last spring and shelter-in-place measures were instituted across the country, Michigan Medicine has responded to the rapidly growing interest in telehealth visits. 

  2. February 11, 2021

    New state allocation strategy limits U-M COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    A revised state strategy for distributing COVID-19 vaccine, coupled with an overall shortage of available vaccine, is limiting Michigan Medicine’s ability to offer new first-dose appointments.

  3. February 10, 2021

    Associate professor appointed to FDA cybersecurity position

    U-M computer science researcher Kevin Fu is joining the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in its ongoing effort to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.

  4. February 6, 2021

    Mandatory testing to include graduate, professional students

    U-M is expanding its weekly mandatory COVID-19 testing to include graduate and professional students who live on or come to campus. The mandatory testing will start Feb. 16.

  5. February 5, 2021

    Michigan Medicine updates COVID vaccine distribution status

    Amid vaccine shortages and changing prioritization guidance from the federal and state government, Michigan Medicine has administered more than 51,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses since mid-December.

  6. February 4, 2021

    Overcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

    While many still many remain hesitant about getting the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, experts provide seven key pieces of advice for convincing more people to be vaccinated.

  7. February 3, 2021

    Your smartphone can help fight COVID-19

    Smartphones have helped many people get through the pandemic. But did you know they can help fight COVID-19? Here are six ways to use your device to help yourself and others.

  8. February 2, 2021

    County by county, study shows social inequality in COVID’s toll

    COVID-19 has killed more than 400,000 Americans, and infected more than 24 million others. But a new study shows just how unevenly those deaths and cases have played out across the country.

  9. January 29, 2021

    Updated ResponsiBLUE better connects users to COVID-19 resources

    The university’s ResponsiBLUE app includes new features that better connect users to on-campus COVID-19 testing, and better support the health and safety of the campus community.

  10. January 28, 2021

    COVID-19 variants: What do the coronavirus mutations mean?

    A U-M infectious disease expert weighs in on what the expanding presence of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 and other virus mutations might mean for the disease’s spread, immunity and vaccination efforts.