The annual Face Off Blood Challenge against Michigan State University is underway and runs through Feb. 25.
Faculty, staff and students may make an appointment to donate on the American Red Cross website using the sponsor code "goblue."
As spring break approaches, the University of Michigan is monitoring events related to the Zika virus in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
MHealthy has launched its annual Rewards program, encouraging qualifying, benefits-eligible faculty and staff to review their health and take action to maintain or improve it.
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One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
The University of Michigan is leading a national study to learn more about how transgender and gender nonconforming youth navigate the health care system for HIV prevention services and care.
Reducing sexual misconduct and creating a climate where survivors are confident the university supports them are keys to U-M's work to improve campus health and safety, President Mark Schlissel said Wednesday.
A "dream team" of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train an international group of neuroscientists and engineers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. U-M faculty and staff covered under a university health plan can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee.
The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.
A new campus-level biological sciences position will be created to lead the effort to make the University of Michigan "a powerhouse in the biosciences and a global leader in discovery and societal impact," President Mark Schlissel said Friday.
This idea to save lives was born of frustration.
Back in 2010, many University of Michigan Health System Transplant Center patients waited and waited for organs to become available. But only 27 percent of Michigan adults were on the State of Michigan Organ Donor Registry, says Anne Murphy, administrative director with the center.
University of Michigan experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
A $3 million project for new occupancy sensors and a $1.3 million air handler upgrade project will improve energy efficiency at the U-M Health System's University Hospital.
The two projects were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
Helping kidney dialysis patients have healthier treatment sessions and longer lives is the goal of a new $6.7 million project at the University of Michigan.
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. U-M faculty and staff can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $9.5 million to the University of Michigan to study the impact of the environment on children's health.
The University Health Service now offers a specialized exam for those seeking medical treatment following sexual assault.
Individuals who believe they have experienced sexual assault are recommended to have a sexual assault exam within five days of the incident, and the sooner the better.
Dr. Meng Tan calls it the first step in his journey of 1,000 miles.