Health & Medicine

  1. December 11, 2014

    U-M team to study how well state’s Medicaid expansion plan is working

    U-M researchers will study how well Michigan’s new Medicaid health insurance option works, and will advise state government on how well it’s living up to what lawmakers intended.

  2. December 9, 2014

    Registration for Active U’s 10th year open through Jan. 13

    Registration is now open for the 10th year of Active U, the university’s 12-week physical activity challenge for faculty, staff, students, retirees and employee spouses/other qualified adults​.

  3. November 25, 2014

    Teens prescribed anxiety, sleep medications likelier to abuse

    Teens prescribed anxiety or sleep medications are up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs than those who had never had a prescription, according to a U-M study.

  4. November 25, 2014

    M+Box now approved for storing protected health information

    U-M has finalized an agreement allowing students, faculty, and staff to use M+Box, a cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service, for storing protected health information governed by HIPA.

  5. November 24, 2014

    Dr. Marschall S. Runge recommended as EVPMA

    President Mark Schlissel on Monday announced he will recommend the appointment of Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to become U-M’s executive vice president for medical affairs March 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents in December.

  6. November 18, 2014

    Few students attend schools that meet federal nutrition standards

    Implementing the latest government standards for food and beverages sold at U.S. schools would substantially improve school nutrition, according to a new U-M study.

  7. November 14, 2014

    UMHS offering free help during ACA Open Enrollment period

    The U-M Health System stands ready with free assistance for people enrolling in health care plans through the Affordable Care Act. ACA Open Enrollment begins Saturday.

  8. November 7, 2014

    U-M agrees to sell portion of Gaucher disease drug royalties

    U-M has signed an agreement with PDL BioPharma Inc. to sell a portion of its royalty interest in Cerdelga capsules, a first-line oral treatment for adults with Gaucher disease type 1.

  9. October 31, 2014

    Mental health promotion featuring former U-M athletes hits home

    A partnership between academics and athletics at U-M features former student-athletes in videos that encourage students to seek mental health help if needed.

  10. October 29, 2014

    UMHS earns sixth straight ‘A’ on national patient-safety report card

    For the sixth time in a row, the U-M Health System’s patient care has earned a top grade on a national report card for patient safety issued by the Leapfrog Group.