The snow. | Lighthouses. | The Upper Peninsula. | Beaver Island. I go there every year to visit family...
I was a Brooklyn girl, raised on slate sidewalks and stoopball. But in my pre-maternal youth, I chased fancy degrees and good jobs all over the country
Faced with increasing risks of intense storms, heat stress, clean water availability, and economic hardship, municipal leaders across the country are seeking high-quality, location-specific analyses to help plan for climate change impacts.
Native Americans are more likely to die from cancer, diabetes, and heart and lung disease than other Michiganders. The question is, why?
Not surprisingly for a city surrounded by factories and refineries, Dearborn has high rates of both asthma and lead poisoning.
Healthy foods and healthful eating, physical activity, childhood asthma, access to health care, domestic violence prevention, policy-advocacy training: the Detroit Community–Academic Urban Research Center has made issues like these its focus for the past 17 years.
An unprecedented new program brings researchers from UM together with Lansing policymakers.
While its emphasis has shifted from heavy industry to issues like ergonomics and noise pollution, occupational health remains a vital public health concern--just as it was in Henry Ford's day.
Once again Michigan is a proving ground--this time, for some of the country's most formidable health care challenges.
It was my great good fortune to move to Michigan in 1995. I never intended to settle in the Midwest. Like many of my colleagues, I came here to be part of a world-class public university--an institution with a genuinely global impact and reach. I didn't give much thought to the surrounding state, and I certainly never expected to fall in love with it.