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IN THE NEWS: The Race to Make Coronavirus Testing as Easy as a Pregnancy Test

Emily Martin featured in VOX

Rapid at-home tests are in the works, but without oversight, they could fail to live up to their potential. Associate professor of Epidemiology Emily Martin explains. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Thank You for Staying Home, Michigan

Op-ed in the Detroit News by Ryan Malosh

Assistant research scientist Ryan Malosh thanks Michigan residents for staying home and flattening the curve, a collective action that helped protect him and others like him—cancer survivors and the immunocompromised. Read more

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PFAS Exposure May Lead to Early Menopause in Women

New research from Ning Ding and Sung Kyun Park

Women exposed to PFAS may experience menopause two years earlier than other women, according to a new University of Michigan School of Public health study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Read more

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Latin America Is Now the Coronavirus Epicenter

Q&A with Rafael Meza

Latin America has now surpassed Europe and the United States in the number of new COVID-19 cases. Rafael Meza, associate professor and associate chair of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, discusses the concerning trend. Read more