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New Initiative to Support Health of Flint Children

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital have announced a new Pediatric Public Health Initiative to address the Flint community’s population-wide lead exposure and help all Flint children…

Elementary Teacher Reading to Students

MSU, DPTV to Launch 24/7 Children’s Programming

Monday, January 11, 2016

A bold, new collaboration between Michigan State University and Detroit Public Television will unite one of the world’s top research universities and a national leader in public broadcasting…

1 in 4 Kids Sexually Harassed by Friends Online

Thursday, January 7, 2016

It’s not just strangers who target children online. Kids’ own friends are sexually harassing them over the Internet, finds new research led by a Michigan State University cybercrime…

MSU’s Phillips Studies Literary Reading as ‘Brain’ Exercise

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University’s Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English, is a leading figure in the emerging field of literary neuroscience. Phillips specializes in 18th-century literature, the history of…

MSU’s DellaPenna Aims to Improve Plants at the Genetic Level

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Dean DellaPenna discusses his world renowned plant research focused on increasing the productivity and nutritional value of plants for human health. DellaPenna, recently…

Maria Parker

Opioid Dependency Peaks Among Younger Age Group

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them…