It's a term we've been hearing a lot lately: opioid crisis.
Nearly 100 people a day die from an overdose of drugs that, in many cases, were obtained legally for a legitimate health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A federal program that has been shown to reduce hospital readmissions may not have been as successful as it appears, University of Michigan researchers report in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.
Precision Health at the University of Michigan has named Rachel Dawson as managing director. Her appointment began Monday.
Dawson comes to U-M from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she has served as assistant dean of career services for the past year.
A School of Dentistry clinician-scientist has received an $8.1 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to support her research into head and neck cancer.
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 has launched a new initiative to harness campuswide research aimed at finding personalized solutions to improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
It's now easier for the U-M community to identify and choose foods on campus that demonstrate basic good nutrition. For the last year, MHealthy and its partners have been working to update the MHealthy Nutrition Guidelines.
The University of Michigan is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients.
The new research center has been awarded to Boston University, with strong partnership from U-M and Florida International University.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. University of Michigan faculty and staff have several options for receiving their flu vaccination on campus this fall.
Postdoctoral researchers are the engines that drive a large proportion of academic life sciences research. They perform vital roles in the laboratories of senior scientists — including mentoring undergraduate and graduate students — while building the skills, expertise and insights to launch an independent research career.
Nearly 100 students will begin working toward majors in public health this September as part of the University of Michigan School of Public Health's first undergraduate cohort.
In celebration of the University of Michigan’s 200th anniversary, faculty, staff and students are invited to two fall events that showcase the university’s commitment to well-being.
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2018 benefits is set for Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. New rates and changes take effect Jan. 1.
Ranked No. 1 in Michigan and No. 6 in the country, Michigan Medicine's adult hospitals were recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-18.
Cathleen M. Connell, professor of health behavior and health education, will serve as interim dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Health.
Registration is open for a new wellness program that gives U-M faculty and staff the opportunity to embrace a more rounded approach to personal health.
MHealthy is recruiting staff and faculty members through the end of August to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a healthier workplace culture within their department, unit or school.
Currently, nearly 600 employees across the university's three campuses and Michigan Medicine volunteer as Champions.
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 29.
Shaquila Myers, legislative director for Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, makes it about 15 words — including a handful of acronyms — into her introduction before pausing.
Michigan Medicine reported positive fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 5.6 percent — or $210 million — operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $3.7 billion for the University of Michigan Health System.
Michigan Medicine's UMHS includes three hospitals, 125 clinics and the U-M Medical Group.