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Coronavirus: Protecting Health Care Workers

School of Public Health Professor of Health Management and Policy Christopher Friese shares details about how to best protect health care workers in hospitals, nursing homes, and outpatient clinics around the country as COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. March 5, 2020. #5mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #healthcare #PublicHealth #COVID-19 #StayHomeStaySafe


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Medical Supply Chains are Fragile in the Best of Times and COVID-19 will Test their Strength

Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering Professor Mark Daskin and Ph.D. candidate in Industrial and Operations Engineering Emily Tucker discuss how the COVID-19 outbreak will test the strength of the U.S. medical and drug supply chain. March 25, 2020. #5mins #web-article #TheConversation #Health/Wellness #Business #Medicine #Economics #Pharmacy #COVID-19 #SupplyChain


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University of Michigan Psychology Professor Explains Why Hoarding is Normal

U-M Behavioral Neuroscientist Stephanie Preston from the Psychology Department discusses why hoarding groceries, like hand sanitizer, is normal during uncertain and unprecedented times, such as during the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. March 26, 2020. #5mins #video #Society #Health/Wellness #InfectiousDiseases #Economics #Nephrology #Psychology #COVID-19 #Hoarding


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Affordable Care Act Helped Make Health Insurance Access More Equal, but Racial and Ethnic Gaps Remain

U-M Economist Thomas Buchmueller and Survey Research Center Research Professor Helen Levy co-author a study about Medicare and how it has disproportionately helped minorities in the United States. March 3, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Health/Wellness #Society #healthcare #Medicare/Medicaid #Inequality #RaceandEthnicity ​​​​​​​​​​


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ACA Made Health Insurance Access More Equal but Racial, Ethnic Gaps Remain

Michigan Ross Professor of Public Policy Sarah Miller discusses a study on the Affordable Care Act's racial and ethnic gaps in access to healthcare and health insurance in relation to states that expanded Medicaid. March 2, 2020. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #healthcare #PublicPolicy #Medicare/Medicaid #RaceandEthnicity


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Optimizing Comfort for Nurses in High-stress Situations with Sensors

Michigan Engineering Professors Carol Menssa and Vineet Kamat discuss their work surrounding new sensors worn by nurses that can detect and adjust the temperature of a room so that they are more comfortable when dealing with patients. February 20, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #video #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #Health/Wellness #CivilEngineering #Medicine #temperature


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Coronavirus, Kids and School Closings: A Public Health Expert Answers 4 Questions

U-M Professor of Public Health Aubree Gordon discusses how COVID-19 or novel coronavirus presents in children, the role schools will play in reducing spread, and the economic and social impacts on families. March 13, 2020. #5mins #web-article #TheConversation #Health/Wellness #Society #Disease #Children #Coronavirus #COVID-19 ​​ #Featured ​


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Is Your Child Ready for a Pet? 6 Questions to Ask

Michigan Medicine's C.S. Mott's Children's Hospital Pediatrician Hannah King proffers advice for parents considering getting their child a pet and warns to never make buying a pet a spur-of-the-moment decision. December 16, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Family #Children


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Kidney Donation Connects Police Officers Beyond Line of Duty

Michigan Medicine shares the inspiring story of a local Ann Arbor police officer who donated her kidney to a fellow officer in need. November 26, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Transplant #Surgery


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When Depression Shows Up in the Workplace

Michigan Medicine’s Comprehensive Depression Center Associate Director Michelle Riba discusses signs for recognizing depression in the workplace and offers tips to provide support and boost morale, and, in turn, productivity. December 9, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Career #Depression #Workplace ​​​