Michigan Public Health professors Scott Greer and Elizabeth King and colleagues in Brazil analyzed early government responses from 34 countries on five continents to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic and how those decisions impacted citizen health.
Research in Focus
Eating a hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of healthy life, while choosing to eat a serving of nuts instead could help you gain 26 minutes of extra healthy life, according to a University of Michigan study.
Increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables can improve insomnia-related symptoms in young adults, especially young women, according to a recent study led by Erica Jansen, research assistant professor of Nutritional Sciences.
Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but the migration might place them at risk of homelessness, unemployment and racism, say University of Michigan researchers.
A new paper looks at patient experiences of discrimination in the US health system, finding that the types of discrimination a person can encounter in a health care setting varies, with 21% of non-institutionalized, English-speaking US adults experiencing discrimination while seeking medical care.
Emily Toth Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, received the University of Michigan President’s Award for National and State Leadership for her contributions to the COVID-19 response in 2020.