The University of Michigan was awarded a $1.5 million federal grant this week to launch a postdoctoral research training program focusing specifically on the prevention of firearm injuries among children and teens.
New research from Marc Zimmerman
Participation in organized and group activities may play a key role in preventing firearm aggression among youth who have been exposed to violence or violent behaviors, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan.
A data analysis shows firearm-related deaths among children and adolescents increased by 29% from 2019 to 2020.
New research from Astrid Zamora
A woman's exposure to pesticides during pregnancy could lead to differences in sleep duration and timing during adolescence for her female offspring, according to a new University of Michigan School of Public Health study.
Q&A with Justin Heinze
The mass shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan is the deadliest in the state's history. Justin Heinze, assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, discusses the importance of preparation and mitigation strategies for such events, as well as how the larger community might help survivors of this shooting.
New research from Elyse Thulin
Electronic dating violence—including electronic harassment, coercion and monitoring—starts increasing in preadolescence but curves as teens reach young adulthood, according to a new University of Michigan study.