Health & Medicine

  1. November 12, 2021

    University COVID-19 prevention measures remain for winter term

    Students, faculty and staff at U-M can expect much of the same COVID-19 protections and community expectations from a successful fall semester to remain in place this winter.

  2. November 12, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccination requirements apply to bargained-for employees

    New federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates apply to bargained-for U-M employees on all three campuses who are not currently covered by the university’s vaccination policy.

  3. November 9, 2021

    A lifeline for primary care amid youth mental health crisis

    Michigan Medicine’s MC3 team helps a variety of Michigan primary care providers with the mental health needs of young people, especially more serious issues they may not be trained to handle.

  4. November 4, 2021

    Poll looks at which older adults get flu shots, COVID boosters

    A new poll shows most people over 50 have gotten vaccines to protect them against both influenza and coronavirus, or plan to. And a majority of those who got the COVID-19 vaccine plan to get a booster.

  5. November 1, 2021

    Experienced donor shares what it’s really like to give blood

    With blood shortages nationwide making donations more crucial an ever, an experienced donor talks about why it’s important, what the process is like and offers several tips for a successful experience.

  6. November 1, 2021

    Blood, organ and marrow donations focus of Big House event

    Be a Hero at the Big House, a daylong opportunity for attendees to donate blood and learn how to become organ and bone marrow donors, is set for Nov. 21 at the Jack Roth Stadium Club. 

  7. October 27, 2021

    Study opens door to diverse participants in health studies

    Wearable technology such as the Apple Watch is allowing researchers to recruit a more diverse group of participants to health and wellness studies, helping them better understand underlying health conditions.

  8. October 25, 2021

    Sanctions set for employees not complying with vaccine policy

    Employees out of compliance with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will face additional accountability measures, effective Nov. 8 for staff and at the end of the academic semester for faculty.   

  9. October 19, 2021

    Fewer COVID-19 deaths in counties with intervention measures, more hospitals

    Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic’s first wave.

  10. October 19, 2021

    New $13.8M center will study infectious diseases, pandemics

    The U-M Biosciences Initiative is awarding $13.8 million over five years to the new Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats, to allow researchers to work across disciplines on infectious disease preparedness and response.