Explore some of the compelling themes to address gun violence that were highlighted at The Exchange: Public Health Approaches to Ending Gun Violence.
“'Quick! Look out the window, do you see the sun and the sky?'” I hear my sister say. I put down my book, run to my window, and am instantly awed by the red sun and dark, smoky sky. I realize that 'fire season' has begun."
Kieu Anh Phan
"Growing up in Vietnam, I had never heard of the concept of mental health. But after a traumatic experience traveling home during COVID and being placed in a quarantine camp, my mind fell into a very dark place. There were very limited, if any, therapists or psychiatrists in my home country."
“I stepped into the all-familiar Michigan Medicine hospital. This time, however, my perspective was more than a little bit different. I had wandered these halls just weeks prior—not as a patient, but as a medical student. Now, I entered as an expectant mother.”
Malaria, one of the world's oldest diseases, remains a significant public health problem worldwide. A group of University of Michigan School of Public Health students recently developed a digital tool to make existing data on the disease more accessible.
As viral infections skyrocket, masks are still a tried-and-true way to help keep yourself and others safe
Emily Martin and Marisa Eisenberg
In this article first published on The Conversation, associate professors of Epidemiology, Emily Martin and Marisa Eisenberg, discuss how face masks remain an effective tool for controlling respiratory viruses like COVID-19, the flu, and RSV.