A $6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded this week to the University of Michigan will support researchers so they can partner with communities on innovative projects that ultimately aim to reduce youth firearm violence.
New research from HwaJung Choi, Michele Heisler, Edward Norton, Kenneth Langa, and Cathleen Connell
A new study provides stark statistics about a reality that 6 million Americans with dementia and their families live every day: one where people with dementia receive hundreds of hours a month in unpaid care from spouses, adult children and other relatives, and where some rely on paid help including nursing home care.
New research from the Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations
Banning menthol flavors in cigarettes could reduce smoking by 15% by having smokers giving up tobacco products altogether or switching to e-cigarettes and other nicotine vaping products—avoiding 16,250 tobacco-related deaths per year by 2060, according to a new University of Michigan study.
New research from Astrid Zamora
Taking a walk in the park or just going outdoors could help youth feel better, and promoting public health policies that actively support time spent outside could help promote overall well-being among teens and young adults, according to a new University of Michigan survey.
New Research from Olivier Jolliet
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.
Adding the hurdle of vaccine education prior to obtaining a nonmedical exemption may improve vaccination rates in the short term, but policymakers may want to consider more holistic strategies to change parental behaviors in the long term, according to a new University of Michigan study.