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Forever chemicals linked to hypertension in middle-aged women

New research from Michigan Public Health

Middle-aged women with higher blood concentrations of a common group of synthetic chemicals known as PFAS are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure, compared to their peers who have lower levels of these substances, say University of Michigan researchers.

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How concerned should you be about monkeypox?

Faculty Q&A

Monkeypox, a virus that causes pus-filled blisters, has been detected in several countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia and some European nations.

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Baby formula shortages spell trouble for low-income families

Q&A with Kate Bauer

Supply chain issues, recalls and inflation are making it nearly impossible for families to find infant formula on store shelves, with some states reporting more than 50% of products sold out. Kate Bauer, associate professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, discusses the impact of the shortage on families.