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Screening for Lung Cancer Based on Risk Could Save Lives

School of Public Health Associate Chair of Epidemiology Rafael Meza vouches for the screening of lung cancer based on risk, as it could reduce deaths by 14% worldwide. September 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #RafaelMeza ​​​​​​​​


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Popular Genetics: How Learning About Our Genes Offers Both Benefits and Limitations

School of Public Health Professors Michael Boehnke, Sebastian Zöllner, and J. Scott Roberts offer their insights into the positives and negatives of the increasing availability of genetic testing, particularly when testing for diseases. July 23, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Genetics #Disease #biostatistics #Medicine #MichaelBoehnke #SebastianZöllner ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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New Browser Strategy Game has Players Tackle Real-life Bat Catastrophe

Computer Science and Engineering Lecturer Austin Yarger develops an educational video game designed to inform players of the dangerous white nose syndrome killing off North American bats, a vital piece of our ecosystems. August 16, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Technology #nature #Disease #Gaming ​​


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Research at the University of Michigan - Cavity Solutions

School of Dentistry Professor Margherita Fontana discusses the clinical trial currently being run to test the effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride in treating and preventing cavities in children. August 28, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #video #HealthandWellness #Science #Dentistry #Children #Disease #MargheritaFontana ​​​​​​​​​


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U-M Study Highlights RSV Burden on Infants in Nicaragua

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Aubree Gordon and doctoral candidate John Kubale study the concerning, high levels of respiratory syncytial virus in Nicaraguan infants, hoping to create a vaccine to present future deaths. July 31, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #Children #Africa #vaccines #AubreeGordon ​​​​​​​​​​​


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How Does a Single Protein Molecule Cause an Array of Diseases? The Story of the Magic Protein NLRP3

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 09-27-2019 03:00 PM - 10-04-2019 05:00 PM ET


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Why You Need to Discuss Your Family Health History at Thanksgiving

Michigan Medicine's Dr. Elena Martinez Stoffel explains why the Thanksgiving holiday provides an unlikely, but ideal, time to review family health history. November 22, 2016. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Disease #healthcare #Thanksgiving ​​​​​​​​​​


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Childhood Trauma Tied to Tooth Loss Later in Life

U-M Population Studies Center Research Fellow Affiliate Haena Lee discusses the impact of adverse childhood events and abuse on oral health, finding that diabetes and lung disease correlate to poor oral health and other medical conditions. May 24, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #Dentistry #Children #Disease #MorganSherburne #HaenaLee ​​​​​​​​​​


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Tension Over Teen Tattoos: 1/2 of Parents Concerned about Negative Health Effects, Impact on Employment

C.S. Mott's Children's Hospital Pediatrician Gary Freed discovers that a majority of parents are concerned about both the health and employment risks of their teen getting a tattoo. August 20, 2018. # #Medicine #webarticle #InstituteforHealthcarePolicy #HealthandWellness #Society #Parenting #YouthandAdolescents #Disease #BodyModifications


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HPV Rates for Women Under 40 Increasing, Putting Them at Higher Risk of Related Cancers, Study Shows

School of Public Health researcher Andrew Brouwer and colleagues develop a new model for analyzing HPV data overtime and find that women under 40 are at increased risk for cancer due to higher rates of HPV. April 10, 2019. #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Disease #Cancer #AndrewBrouwer ​​​​​​​​​