A health care reform idea originated by University of Michigan faculty will get a major test among members of the nation's military and their families, thanks to a provision in the national defense spending bill signed recently by President Obama.
Teenagers' use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco declined significantly in 2016 at rates that are at their lowest since the 1990s, a new national study showed.
But University of Michigan researchers cautioned that while these developments are "trending in the right direction," marijuana use remains high for 12th-graders.
Teens are lighting up less often when it comes to e-cigarettes and hookahs.
A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community and government agencies manage the ongoing water crisis.
They're at two different ends of the higher-education journey: some just starting out on associate's degrees, others finishing up advanced training after earning a doctorate in biomedical science.
But there's a lot they can teach one another, with the help of their professors.
Registration for Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, now is open.
In its 12th year, the program draws thousands in the U-M community who use the team camaraderie, weekly exercise goal, and coveted T-shirt as motivation to maintain or improve current goals or commit to new ones for the new year.
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center is accepting nominations for the first-ever Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Scholar Award for early career U-M faculty members or fellows. The deadline is Jan. 23.
The University of Michigan will join Michigan State University and others to help young people and their families understand what factors put them at risk for disease, by expanding a program in the Flint Community Schools and surrounding community.
University faculty and staff who are looking to stay on a healthy track during the busy holiday season can choose from three seasonal offerings from MHealthy.
Health care and business leaders were appointed to the University of Michigan Health System Board on Thursday, after approval from the Board of Regents.
The University of Michigan-Flint will add a School of Nursing, creating the fifth school within the university.
The distinction elevates UM-Flint's nursing program to make it more attractive to potential students, better reflect its prominence at UM-Flint and provide expanded opportunities for students and faculty.
A transformative donation of $10.75 million to the University of Michigan Depression Center will help accelerate development of personalized treatments that are necessary to conquer clinical depression, bipolar disorder and related illnesses.
Eight years ago this month, silence fell over a vast pharmaceutical research campus in northeast Ann Arbor.
But today, it's a bustling part of the University of Michigan, which has spent recent years putting its laboratories, offices and event spaces back to good use.
Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water filters being used by Flint residents.
The studies are supported by grants from the National Science Foundation.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Flu vaccinations continue to be available to U-M faculty and staff at various university locations.
The Board of Regents and the board of directors of Metro Health Corp. each have approved a definitive affiliation agreement setting the stage for Metro Health to join the University of Michigan Health System.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. U-M faculty and staff have several options for receiving their flu vaccination on campus this fall.
More than 240 faculty, staff and their dependents have joined the Diabetes Prevention Program to lose weight, increase physical activity and improve their health since July 2015, when the program first became available at no cost for U-M Premier Care members.
(Update: This proposal was approved at the July 21 Board of Regents meeting.)
The University of Michigan may not have come out victorious over Ohio State in the first-ever Rivals Challenge but U-M participants were successful in logging millions of exercise minutes and raising $1,600 for Project Health Schools.