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SPOTLIGHT

A Survival Guide to the End of the Semester

Meaghan Turner, LMSW

The end of the semester can be quite a stressful time, one that students often faced by taking a cramming and sprinting approach. Given how much work lies ahead and how hard you’ve already worked, such a strategy may actually add stress. Embedded Clinician Meaghan Turner shares some tips to help you get through the end of the semester with less stress and more effectiveness. Read more

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How Increased Access To Higher-Ed Improves Health Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants

Caroline Adams

Higher education institutions have a unique role in providing a health care safety net for undocumented students. A case study of accessible University of Michigan resources for undocumented students demonstrates the positive impact that increased access to higher education can have on their health outcomes. Read more

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What Are Social Determinants of Health?

Part 2 in Our 'What Is Public Health?' Video Series

Your health is influenced by a wide range of factors, and the body you were born with is only one of them. In part two of our ongoing 'What Is Public Health?" video series, learn about some of the other factors that influence our health and what public health professionals do to address them. Read more

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A Loneliness Epidemic among Older Americans

Vidhi Verma

Social relationships are key to healthy aging, but more than 42 million American adults say they feel lonely. What can the US learn from other developed countries when it comes to supporting our aging population and preventing loneliness? Read more