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Recent Sharp Rise in Firearm Deaths Seen Across Most States

Michigan Medicine professor Jason Goldstick discusses data showing that the amount of people dying by gun either in homicide or by suicide in this country is rising in most states. Goldstick breaks down the data and lists some potential next steps. October 7, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #GunControl #Suicide #Kara-Gavin #JasonGoldstick ​​​​​​​​​​


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Under what conditions do the benefits of preschool last? Christina Weiland and SOE students share longitudinal findings

School of Education Professor Christina Weiland discusses the results from a recent study that focused on the advantages of attending preschool for children and how important it is to maintain these skills through a high-quality kindergarten. November 8, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Children #ChristinaWeiland ​​​​​​​​


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Flu Vaccine for Nursing Home Staff and Residents

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani, researched support for policies that would require an influenza vaccine for people working and living in nursing homes. January 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #vaccines #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults' Perspectives on Medical Marijuana

Michigan Medicine Professor, Preeti Malani, researched how older adults feel about medical marijuana and their overall knowledge about medical marijuana. April 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Marijuana #healthcare #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults' Views on Genetic Testing

U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging presents the results of a survey about older adults' views on genetic testing. The study details some reasons why older adults feel compelled to take genetic testing and others wish to avoid it. October 1, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Genetics #Aging #ScottRoberts ​​​​​​​​​


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Urinary Incontinence: An Inevitable Part of Aging?

Michigan's National Poll of Healthy Aging addresses the issue of urinary incontinence in older women. Many women are embarrassed by their symptoms but do not talk to their physicians for a variety of reasons, detailed in this article. November 1, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Urology #CarolynSwenson #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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How Pets Contribute to Healthy Aging

The U-M Poll on Healthy Aging reports that pet ownership in older adults often has a positive impact, including helping them stay physically active and reducing stress. April 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #PublicHealth #CathleenConnell ​​​​​​​​​


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Safely Storing Medication Around Grandchildren

U-M Poll on Healthy Aging advises that Grandparents must be cautious about the storage of medication around young children. July 1, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Children #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​


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Pregnancy Loss Awareness - Sharing Stories of Loss on Social Media

School of Information Professor Nazanin Andalibi talks about how social media can be a comforting resource to those who have faced miscarriage by allowing people to share and hear other people's stories. October 14, 2019. # #Information #video #SchoolofInformation #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #Parenting #NazaninAndalibi ​​​​​​​​​


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Understanding Breast Implant Safety

Michigan Medicine surgeon Dr. Edwin Wilkins discusses facts women should know before they decide to opt for breast implants, including risks and data. November 8, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Surgery #healthcare #IanDemsky #Edwinwilkins ​​​​​​​​​​