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The Drug Overdose Epidemic

Ali Safawi, BA '19

Recently, the “opioid epidemic” or “opioid crisis” has been on the minds of journalists, politicians, public health professionals, and the public. While opioids continue to contribute the lion’s share of overdose deaths nationally, a deeper look into available data suggests that the United States is facing not only an “opioid epidemic” but a “drug overdose epidemic.” Read more

Meet Alice: Precision Health at Michigan Public Health

Meet Alice: Precision Health at Michigan Public Health

Sharon Kardia

Wherever precision health tools help us understand why people are getting sick or what makes them more likely to get sick, public health practitioners can create and advocate for interventions that can keep people out of the doctor's office in the first place. Read more