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2014 News, Videos & Podcasts

Below are current news releases about the U-M School of Public Health. You can search all U-M SPH releases on this site, or those from the U-M News Service or U-M Health System on their sites.

April

Record number of older adults completing living wills, trend had little impact on hospitalization rates. April 2, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Overuse of blood transfusions increases infection risk. April 1, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

March

Stroke researchers mark 20 years of health disparity research. March 29, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

25% of breast cancer survivors report financial decline due to treatment. March 25, 2014, U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center news release.

Equity of care begins with us: Tell someone. March 23, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

New genetic analysis identifies ancestry, reduces false positives in pinpointing disease. March 17, 2014, U-M News Service news release.

Novel gene-finding approach yields a new gene linked to key heart attack risk factor. March 16, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Hunein F. "John" Maassab, developer of influenza nasal-spray vaccine known as FluMist, dies at 87. March 14, 2014, U-M School of Public Health news release.

Mexican-Americans deal with high stroke rates. *En Español* March 13, 2014, U-M News Service news release.

Alarmed and Dangerous? Too much noise from hospital alarms poses risk for patients. March 11, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

U-M innovation competition challenges students to tackle public health problems. March 10, 2014, U-M News Service news release.

February

Depression on college campuses: Fostering student success (Mar. 12-13). February 24, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Military programs to prevent combat-related psychological disorders need improvement. February 21, 2014, U-M News Service release

University of Michigan awarded federal grant to track kidney disease in the U.S. February 19, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Public awareness and use of online doctor ratings on the rise. February 18, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

U-M School of Public Health, Detroit partners aim to improve air quality in the city. February 18, 2014, U-M News Service release.

Are death rates the best way to measure stroke care? Study suggests no. February 17, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Obese children at greater risk of serious elbow injuries, complications from falls. February 17, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Sleep apnea common among stroke-related brainstem injuries. February 12, 2014, U-M Health System news release.

Change in guidelines for type 2 diabetes screening tests may lead to under-diagnosis in children, U-M study says. February 11, U-M Health System news release.

Stroke trigger more deadly for African-Americans. February 7, U-M Health System news release.

Vitamin A deficiency associated with more frequent childhood illness. February 6, U-M News Service release.

Women's rights are good for men's health. February 6, U-M News Service release.

U-M School of Public Health researcher wins top national award. February 5, U-M School of Public Health news release.

How states can encourage web-based health care in hospitals. February 4, U-M News Service release.

Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA. February 3, U-M Health System news release.

En Español: Estudio muestra vínculo significativa entre el BPA y el cáncer

En Português: Estudo mostra ligação entre a exposição ao BPA e o desenvolvimento do câncer

Hot topics in heart disease prevention and treatment. February 3, U-M Health System news release.

As the temperature drops, your risk of fracture rises. February 2, U-M Health System news release.

January

Florida health care project delivers cost savings, important insights for emerging reform models. January 29, U-M Health System news release.

Faculty testify before Congress on transportation, job issues. January 29, U-M Health System news release.

When hospitals share patient records, emergency patients benefit, study suggests. January 24, U-M Health System news release.

Vulvar condition causing painful sex strikes twice as many Hispanic women, half as many black women. January 22, U-M Health System news release.

Forty U-M Master’s Students Start New Year as Dow Sustainability Fellows. January 14, U-M Graham Sustainability Institute.

White parents more likely to use age-appropriate car seats than non-whites. January 9, U-M Health System release.

Prescription drugs a 'tipping point' for dating violence among urban youth. January 9, U-M News release.

Public health leaders call for renewed push against tobacco use. January 8, University Record.

Millions of lives saved since surgeon general's tobacco warning 50 years ago. January 7, U-M News Service release.