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Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action

Are you concerned about climate change? Would you like to learn how to address and respond to this challenge? If so, this course is for you. Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action is intended to help learners understand, address and respond to climate change as individuals and in partnership with their communities and political leaders. The course focuses on how to translate learning into action on climate change in the areas of food, energy, transportation...


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Do Interventions to Decrease Emergency Care Use Among 'Super-utilizers’ Work?

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Paula Lantz and colleagues employ a systematic analysis to see if the interventions to reduce the health care use and cost among super-utilizers have had an impact, noting important findings and further research needed. May 13, 2019. #5-15mins #webarticle #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #PublicPolicy #EmergencyMedicine #healthcare ​​


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University of Michigan Research: Tobacco 21 in Michigan - New Evidence and Policy Considerations

School of Public Health Professors speak on new laws to only sell tobacco to people 21 and older to prevent early addiction rates. April 1, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #GovernmentandPolitics #PublicHealth #PublicPolicy #DrugUse


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Michigan Medicine Frontier Seminar Series: Healthcare Policy & Innovation

Michigan Medicine hosts a seminar on healthcare policy and innovation, specifically focusing on Medicaid expansion, featuring experts Sarah Miller, Renuka Tipirneni, and John Ayanian. Watch the recording here! June 19, 2018. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics #healthcare #PublicHealth #PublicPolicy #Medicare/Medicaid


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The War Against Misinformation: Professor Nyhan's Technological Front

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Brendan Nyhan writes that companies with large communication platforms, such as Facebook, should encourage their employees to combat mistruth on their websites. February 4, 2019. #5-15-mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #CorporateSocialResponsibility #PublicPolicy #BrendanNyhan


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CLOSUP Report: Civil Discourse Predominantly Constructive in Michigan Local Governments

U-M associate director Thomas Ivacko and project manager Debra Horner of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy find that Michigan residents typically have more constructive than divisive comments about the local governments. December 19, 2018. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #PublicPolicy #Community #Law #Leadership #Thomas-Ivacko #DebraHorner ​​​


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Paula Lantz Advocates for Population Health Over Medicalization in Milbank Quarterly

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Paula Lantz writes in Milbank Quarterly that healthcare needs a greater focus on population health than medicalization to avoid leaving people out of consideration. December 20, 2018. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Health/Wellness #healthcare #PublicPolicy #PublicHealth #PaulaLantz ​


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Taming the Wild West of e-Cigarettes

School of Public Health Adjunct Professor Cliff Douglas discusses the need for stricter regulations for and limited youth-targeted marketing of e-cigarettes, as many of the health consequences are widely unknown. November 15, 2018. #60+mins #podcast #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics #Marketing #Addiction #PublicPolicy #E-Cigarettes ​​​​​​​​​​