Nearly 28,000 American children and teens have died because of firearms in the past decade — second only to the 44,800 who died in motor vehicle collisions.
But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it’s stayed about the same for guns.
It’s important to talk about mental health. About one in five adults in the United States — more than 43 million people — experiences a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
With the end of the year fast approaching, many will be celebrating the season with holiday parties and spending time with family and friends. This may also mean having an alcoholic beverage or two.
The 37th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State began Monday and runs through Nov. 21. All potential donors, from those who have never donated blood before to those who donate every year, are asked to join the fight to save lives across the state and country.
Close to 80 crowded tables covered the basketball court at Crisler Center, while another 35 discussion groups settled into the stands for the first-ever Interprofessional Education in Action event Wednesday.
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include a link to a press release by the nurses’ union.
Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council have ratified a three-year contact with Michigan Medicine, U-M’s academic medical center.
Clinical depression is a medical illness affecting more than 19 million American adults each year. Like screenings for physical illnesses, screenings for mental and emotional health are important for overall wellness.
The University of Michigan-Flint will add a new physician assistant department in the College of Health Sciences Oct. 1, as the campus prepares for a Master of Science Physician Assistant program, slated to launch in June 2020.
The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.
Michigan Medicine on Tuesday announced the expansion of its health care services with the opening of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care.
Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2018-19, an honor that measures excellence in patient care.
Instead of touchdowns and field goals, look for warrior poses, planks, squats and Zumba-style dance moves Sept. 28 at Michigan Stadium.
University of Michigan faculty and staff are invited to participate in “Be Well in the Big House,” a free event sponsored by MHealthy.
When University of Michigan researchers started getting spontaneous hugs from nurses while testing their system that monitors the autonomic nervous system of hospital patients and predicts problems, they knew they were on to something.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center a grant worth $33.4 million over five years. At the same time, the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center” was renewed.
In a continued effort to advance health and wellness initiatives for students at the University of Michigan, Robert Ernst has been named associate vice president for student life and executive director of the University Health Service.
Precision Health at the University of Michigan has announced the recipients of its inaugural Scholars Awards — grants of up to $80,000 each to support precision health research.
The next dean of the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health will be F. DuBois Bowman, a distinguished researcher whose scholarship focuses on improving mental health and neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and depression.
The first Michigan Life Sciences Fellows have arrived at the University of Michigan, where they are investigating important biological questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.
Athletes who will participate in sports this fall and winter can have a free, customized mouth guard made for them during the School of Dentistry’s annual Mouth Guard Clinic on July 28.
Millions of times a year, samples of blood, tissue, saliva and more travel from Michigan Medicine’s patient care facilities to the Department of Pathology for testing that can reveal a patient’s diagnosis, track their response to treatment or guide their future care.