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New app calculates risk of delaying cancer care during pandemic

U-M Rogel Cancer Center and the U-M’s School of Public Health have teams of data scientists and cancer doctors developing a new app that calculates the risk to a patient from a months-long postponement of care and the risk of COVID-19. May 26, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other ...


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Riana Anderson: Surviving the coronavirus while black – Pandemic’s heavy toll on African American mental health

School of Public Health assistant professor Riana Anderson discusses how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected African Americans and how it has added mental health issues. May 20, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness ...


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Angela Beck: Contact tracing – Use volunteers or paid public health corps?

U-M Public Health clinical assistant professor Angela Beck discusses the House of Representatives Plan to create a National Public Health Corps to help conduct COVID-19 contact tracing as the U.S. moves to reopen its economy. May 14, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web...


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Coronavirus: Is Social Distancing Working?

U-M School of Public Health associate professor David Hutton discusses whether or not social distancing is working, what other countries have been doing effectively, and when the U.S. will be able to return to "normal." March 30, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...


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Faculty Q&A with Alison Miller: What are the Effects of Social Distancing and Coronavirus on Mental Health?

U-M School of Public Health Associate Professor Alison Miller answers questions about social distancing and it's effects on mental health, as well as how to manage stress and mental health challenges during a time of isolation. March 30, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web...


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Hygiene Products Associated with Presence of Chemicals in Women’s Blood

Study by Ning Ding, a doctoral candidate in epidemiology at the School of Public Health, finds that the use of certain female hygiene products increases the levels of volatile organic compounds in women's blood. October 16, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #MichiganNews ...


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Lead Exposure Linked to Lower Quality Sleep in Youth

Erica Jensen, research assistant professor at the School of Public health discusses that youth exposed to lead may have a harder time getting a good night's sleep, which may affect their cognitive abilities. October 16, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...


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University of Michigan Gets $18M for Tobacco Research Center

Public Health professor Rafael Meza discusses a new tobacco research center granted to U-M, and the diseases correlated to tobacco use. September 24, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #RogelCancerCenter #Science #Business #Research #Addiction #NardyBaezaBickel ​​​​​​​​​


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Improving Working Conditions for E-waste Recyclers

Public Health Professor and Director of the Exposure Research lab Rick Neitzel and his team of health workers are working to make recycling electronics a safer and more sustainable profession worldwide. September 12, 2018. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #web-article ...


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Less Hurricane Aid, Slower Response to Puerto Rico than to Texas, Florida

Public Health researcher Charley Willison and colleagues find that Puerto Rico has received significantly less and slower aid for Hurricane Maria relief efforts than Texas and Florida during Harvey and Irma. January 21, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability ...