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Screening for Lung Cancer Based on Risk Could Save Lives

Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer, by considering their probability of getting or dying from lung cancer calculated from risk-prediction models, could prevent 14% of lung cancer deaths per year. Read More.

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Study Links Common Chemicals to Preterm Births in Puerto Rico

Scientists seeking answers to what is behind high rates of preterm birth in Puerto Rico have found an association between exposure to chemicals commonly found in many consumer products and a shorter duration of pregnancy and increased risk of preterm birth. Read More.

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Translating Public Health Research

In classrooms, labs, and communities, public health reveals deeper understandings about human health. But to empower populations and impact lives for the better, that knowledge has to be shared. Sharing knowledge is, after all, central to the mission of public health.

"Addressing school violence requires a comprehensive, multifaceted and multidisciplinary approach that can be tailored to unique school contexts. We've assembled a great team that we hope will make a difference to reduce violence and help create safe and healthy futures for our nation's youth."

Marc Zimmerman

Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education and co-principal investigator of a new national research and training center on school safety housed at Michigan Public Health