Stress: A User's Guide | Findings Fall 2011 | University of Michigan School of Public Health

Stress: A User's Guide

  • From the Dean: Stress, Big and Little

    From the Dean: Stress, Big and Little

    I get stressed every morning driving on M-14 into Ann Arbor on my way to work to promote public health. I wish all sorts of pestilence and plague on the slow-moving drivers in front of me.

  • By Any Other Name

    By Any Other Name

    In late June, I hastily arranged a trip to Illinois so that I could be with my mother during horrific-sounding spine surgery.

  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Rates of obesity in American children have tripled since the 1970s. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 16 percent of American children and adolescents are obese

  • 19 Ways to Beat Stress

    19 Ways to Beat Stress

    When the university's MHealthy team polled University of Michigan employees last year about their health, they found that 60 percent of those surveyed were at moderate or high risk for stress.

  • The Aftermath

    The Aftermath

    The assault itself was just the beginning--then came the nightmares, the panic attacks, the endless cycle of doctors' and lawyers' appointments, the terrifying realization that something in her had vanished on January 31, 2011, and she couldn't get it back.