Health & Medicine

  1. August 22, 2022

    Young adult marijuana, hallucinogen use at all-time high

    Marijuana and hallucinogen use in the past year reported by young adults 19 to 30 years old increased significantly in 2021 compared with five and 10 years ago, according to the Monitoring the Future panel study.

  2. August 18, 2022

    University issues public health updates ahead of fall term

    U-M is sharing updates to its COVID-19 testing requirements and Vax Viewer, which allows people to submit and view the status of their COVID-19 vaccination information.

  3. August 17, 2022

    Update on negotiations between U-M and nurses union

    The Michigan Nurses Association and U-M Professional Nurse Council have asked the Michigan Court of Claims for an injunction against U-M for what the union says is a “refusal to bargain” over certain contract demands. 

  4. August 15, 2022

    University updates COVID-19 website and dashboard

    U-M has revamped its COVID-19 website with streamlined content to better focus on guidance and resources for the Ann Arbor campus community regarding COVID-19.

  5. August 8, 2022

    Roe v. Wade Teach-Out to address questions about abortion access

    U-M has created an online “Roe v. Wade Teach-Out” to help people understand the history of abortion rights, legal challenges and what comes after the Supreme Court’s ruling that there is no constitutional right to abortion.

  6. August 5, 2022

    U-M updates community on monkeypox ahead of fall term

    The university is sharing information with the campus community related to the spread and prevention of the monkeypox virus as it prepares for the start of the fall 2022 term.

  7. August 3, 2022

    Federal agency awards U-M Health five-star quality rating

    U-M Health received the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services highest possible quality designation in the agency’s most recent release of its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

  8. August 2, 2022

    Update on access to abortion care services

    U-M is closely monitoring the complicated legal proceedings related to abortion care in the state of Michigan. Currently, Michigan Medicine will continue to include abortion care. 

  9. July 11, 2022

    Public health training center receives $3.7M to expand workforce

    The Region V Public Health Training Center in the School of Public Health was recently awarded $3.7 million in funding by the Health Resources and Services Administration.

  10. June 16, 2022

    Michigan Medicine reports positive FY ’22 financial performance

    Michigan Medicine has reported projected positive results for the end of the 2021-22 fiscal year, with an anticipated 4.2% operating margin on forecasted operating revenues of $5.5 billion.