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How 'Karen' Went from Popular Baby Name to Stand in for White Entitlement

U-M Linguistics Professor Robin Queen discusses the origin of the term "Karen" and how a fairly common name has become a powerful form of social commentary. June 12, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #Linguistics ...


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Pain Doesn’t Take a Holiday: Dental Opioids Study Points to Need for Better Prescribing

A U-M Dentistry research team has reviewed four years worth of data from two million patients to find a key opportunities to reduce the use of opioid painkillers by their patients. May 27, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Opioids


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Study: Children May Not Always Grow Out of Being Picky Eaters

Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital pediatrician Megan Pesch and team find that the more parents allow children to be picky eaters when they are young, the more likely they are to have restricted diets as they get older. May 26, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article ...


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App Calculates Risk of Delaying Cancer Care During Pandemic

U-M Rogel Cancer Center and School of Public Health develop a free, web based app that calculates the risk from a months-long postponement of care to the additional risk posed by potential COVID-19 for cancer patients. May 26, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab ...


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Human Growth Hormone Treatment After ACL Injury May Prevent Loss of Muscle Strength

Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance director Asheesh Bedi and colleagues find that human growth hormone treatment after ACL reconstructive surgery may prevent the loss of muscle strength in the knee. May 26, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab...


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Web App, Dashboard from U-M to Inform Michiganders’ Return to Work

Michigan Engineering and School of Information collaborate to create the app "How Are You Feeling Today?" to collect data to help identify potential cases of COVID-19 before it can spread. May 29, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #Health/Wellness ...


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Engineering Immunity: Profiling COVID-19 Immune Responses and Developing a Vaccine

Michigan Engineering associate professor Fei Wen and team set to work to find a vaccine for COVID-19, while also collaborating with doctors to understand the details of immune responses at the cellular level. May 29, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #Science ...


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High Rate of Michigan Nursing Home Deaths Should Trigger Robust Response - Udow-Phillips

School of Public Policy lecturer Marianne Udow-Phillips discusses why the high rate of Michigan nursing home deaths should trigger preventative action for the future. May 29, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Health/Wellness #Safety #COVID-19


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Ethical and Logistical Problems Raise Questions about COVID-19 Antibody Test Efficacy

School of Public Policy's Shobita Parthasarathy discusses antibody testing for COVID-19, and the ethical and logical problems that arise from the testing. May 29, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Health/Wellness #COVID-19


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Harris Sees Changing Role for Fintech Companies in Response to COVID-19 Economic Crisis

School of Public Policy policymaker Adrienne Harris discusses how there is hope that fintech tools will help repress some of the negative effects of the economic downturn, and the resulting scrutiny from policymakers. May 29, 2020. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article ...