President Joseph Biden named Christopher Friese among seven new members of the National Cancer Advisory Board, an elite group of 18 cancer clinicians and researchers who play an important role in guiding the director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national cancer research program. Friese’s term will last six years.
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 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.
The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) and the University of Michigan School of Public Health has established the Sherman A. James Diverse and Inclusive Epidemiology Award.
New article from Kenneth Warner
In an article published in the American Journal of Public Health, Warner and 14 other past presidents of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco argues that the media, legislators and the general public have developed a negative view of e-cigarettes because of the heavy emphasis public health organizations have placed on protecting kids from vaping while ignoring the potentially substantial benefits of e-cigarettes in helping adults quit smoking.
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.