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Overweight Kids Actually Eat Less Right After Stressful Events

People often react to stress by binging on sweets or fattening comfort foods, cravings fueled by the appetite-stimulating stress hormone cortisol.
3-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seniors feel isolated when brakes put on driving privileges

Whether it's going to the local grocery store or to a friend's home, driving a car plays a major role among seniors seeking to maintain their independence.
29-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low grip strength linked to impaired cognition, memory loss in older Americans

For older Americans, poor handgrip may be a sign of impaired cognition and memory, a new study suggests.
21-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Measuring Motion Sickness in Driverless Cars

Carsickness incidence could increase if we all become passengers, but new research aims to help address that.
20-Aug-2019 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Levels of Vitamin D in Elementary School Could Spell Trouble in Adolescence

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a new University of Michigan study of school children in Bogotá, Colombia.
20-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Indicates Negative Outcomes for Native American Children Who Are Spanked

ANN ARBOR—Some people may believe that if you live in a community with different cultural values, spanking might not be harmful—an assumption that does not appear to be correct, according to a new University of Michigan study.
19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M-led team selected for second $20M federal agreement to manage national estuary research

A collaborative, multisector team, led by the University of Michigan's Water Center at the Graham Sustainability Institute and the School for Environment and Sustainability, has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to support...
8-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blight-busting demolitions reduced gun injuries, deaths in Detroit neighborhoods

For the past half-decade, Detroit's government and community groups have worked to tear down abandoned houses and other buildings in the city's most blight-stricken neighborhoods, in the name of public safety and quality of life.
1-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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