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Talking with parents empowers Latino youths to engage in community

When Latino youths lend their voices to political causes—from immigration policies that have separated families to recent Black Lives Matter protests—their resilience originates from home.
7-Jul-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Challenging yet positive parenting style benefits children's development

When one talks about parenting, an image of the sensitive, caring mother—but not father—responding to a young child's emotional needs often comes to mind.
22-Jun-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Maternal obesity linked to increased risk of early-onset neonatal sepsis

The risk of early-onset neonatal bacterial sepsis increases with maternal obesity, according to a new study of University of Michigan and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.
17-Jun-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carbon emission from permafrost soils underestimated by 14%

Picture 500 million cars stacked in rows. That's how much carbon—about 1,000 petagrams, or one billion metric tons—is locked away in Arctic permafrost.
15-Jun-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sounds of Sickness: Perceptions of Coughs, Sneezes Not Diagnosed Accurately

You're standing in the store's check-out line, and the customer behind you viciously coughs.
10-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Up to 60% of students in some schools vaped in past month

Vaping is most heavily concentrated in U.S. schools with a higher proportion of white students, schools in the South and West, and schools where more students smoke cigarettes, a new University of Michigan study shows.
26-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New hope for ACL injuries: Adding eccentric exercises could improve physical therapy outcomes

People with anterior cruciate ligament injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in the affected leg––with muscle atrophy remaining a big problem even after ACL reconstruction and physical therapy.
13-May-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

K-12 online learning platform from U-M sees dramatic rise in use

Like thousands of K-12 Michigan teachers, Wendy Skinner wasn't sure where to turn when the Michigan Department of Education released its "Learning at a Distance" guideline in early April, requiring teachers to help students maintain and continue...
23-Apr-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Coronavirus testing, immunity: What we know

Questions around coronavirus testing and immunity are top of mind as the pandemic continues to spread and potential vaccines undergo trials.
30-Jul-2020 2:35 PM EDT

Coronavirus: What pregnant women should know

Nearly 4 million babies are born each year in the United States. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, pregnant women are concerned about their health and the health of their children.
22-Jul-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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Black Lives Matter: NFL, NASCAR respond

22-Jun-2020 10:15 AM EDT

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Deena Kelly Costa: Lifting restrictions on Michigan’s nurses

22-Jun-2020 9:50 AM EDT

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Sheria Robinson-Lane: Why have nursing homes been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

22-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT

.@umich expert: Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ+ rights will have 'monumental' impact on community

18-Jun-2020 1:55 PM EDT

Expert on SCOTUS DACA Ruling: what politicians condemn as "red tape" and "burdensome administrative procedure" has an important democratic purpose

18-Jun-2020 1:50 PM EDT

U-M Law Clinic Meets High Demand for Unemployment Benefit Assistance

8-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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