Environmental Health Sciences

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Stay-at-Home Orders Cut Noise Exposure Nearly in Half

New research from Rick Neitzel

People's exposure to environmental noise dropped nearly in half during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to University of Michigan researchers who analyzed data from the Apple Hearing Study. Read more

Dana Dolinoy in a lab setting.

Dana Dolinoy Awarded Grant from NIEHS RIVER Program

Dana Dolinoy, NSF International Chair and professor of Environmental Health Sciences and professor of Nutritional Sciences, was awarded a $6.9 million R35 award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) for the expansion of epigenetic science. 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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Safe Labor, Industry, and Business during a Pandemic

Q&A with Aurora Le

As states in the US slowly reopen their economies, industry and business leaders will need to think about worker safety in new ways, most importantly how to mitigate the spread of infectious disease while still maintaining other basic safety measures specific to their facility. Read more