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Dredging the Hudson River: Could the Cure Be Worse Than the Disease?

School of Public Health Professor Oliver Jolliet, School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Allen Burton, and graduate students discuss the dangers of remediation of the Hudson River, as it is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls. December 13, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Environment/Sustainability #Science #Safety #Sustainability


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What Makes a Healthy Diet? A Table, No TV and Fresh Food

U-M Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Global Public Health Karen Peterson finds that while the healthiness of the food cannot be directly changed, just by eating meals as a family at a dining table, children have better health outcomes. December 2, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Nutrition #FoodandDrink ​​


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The First Flu Shot

Michigan Today shares the story of former U-M medical scientist Thomas Francis and how his love and dedication to research led to the the discovery of the first flu shot. November 27, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Science #vaccines #Medicine ​​​​​​​​


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Why Mentoring Matters

School of Public Health Dean DuBois Bowman speaks with Georgia State University on how mentoring has personally impacted his life and why mentoring is particularly important for minority students. December 10, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #Health/Wellness #PublicHealth #Leadership #Featured #FeaturedSociety ​​


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Allen Samuels Designs Device to Save Lives

Stamps School of Art and Design Professor and Dean Emeritus Allen Samuels designs a simple but effective tag to help folks remember they are transporting a child in the back of the car, and, in turn, not forget them for dangerous periods of time. December 2, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Arts/Culture #Health/Wellness #PublicHealth #Design


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Michigan Public Health Working with Apple on Study on Sound Exposure in Daily Life

School of Public Health Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Rick Neitzel measures the impacts of everyday activities and their sound-level on hearing loss. November 14, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Health/Wellness #Technology #PublicHealth #Medicine


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Rollercoaster Weight Changes Can Repeat with Second Pregnancy, Especially Among Normal-weight Women

U-M School of Nursing and School of Public Health associate professor Olga Yakusheva and colleagues from Marquette University find that women who have fluctuating weights during their first pregnancy tend to experience that in later pregnancies as well. November 14, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Nursing #PublicHealth


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New Health Insurance Benefit at University of Michigan Led to Increased Rates of IVF

School of Public Health professor Richard Hirth discusses how new coverage of IVF in health insurance has led to a dramatic increase of people from different income groups to start families through IVF. November 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #HealthcareCosts #healthcare #RichardHirth ​​​​​​​​​​


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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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Upcoming Project to Research Link between Tobacco Use and Discrimination

PhD student in Epidemiology Delvon Mattingly discusses the social determinants of tobacco use and its relationship with marginalized populations. October 30, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #HealthandWellness #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #DelvonMattingly ​​​​​​​​