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Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and Economic Benefits

Friday, February 19, 2021
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Flint Lead Free has released its 2021 report with the goal of sharing the widespread community efforts to reduce lead exposure, highlighting progress from new investments and partnerships and demonstrating…

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Bernstein Receives Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Alison Bernstein, a College of Human Medicine assistant professor of Translational Neuroscience, has received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)….

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Woodruff and Fazleabas Honored as Reproductive Biology Distinguished Fellows

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Of the 15 scientists worldwide honored as Distinguished Fellows by the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) this year, two are professors in the College of Human…

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Ask the Expert: Medical Distrust in Black Communities

Friday, January 29, 2021
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Historical racism and modern day health care disparities have ingrained in Black communities distrust of a medical system now charged with encouraging people to take the COVID-19 vaccine….

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Increased During the Pandemic

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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While COVID-19 has claimed more than 13,000 lives in Michigan, a study conducted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan State University published in JAMA Network Open,…

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MSU Researchers Urge Action Now for the Eldercare Demands of the Future

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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As aging population grows, demand for health care providers increases With an estimated 20% of America’s population to be 65 and older by 2030, Michigan State University researchers…

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Treating Pediatric Stomach Pain by Targeting Anxiety

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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When children or teenagers complain of recurring abdominal pain, one effective treatment option uses cognitive behavioral therapy to target both the discomfort and the anxiety that may be…

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Access to Breastfeeding Education Affects Feeding Choices Among Chinese-American Mothers

Monday, November 30, 2020
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A recent study led by a Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher found a lack of available prenatal breastfeeding education led Chinese-American women to introduce other unnecessary liquids to…

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Injectable Birth Control May Increase Blood Lead Levels In African American Women

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Women using a common, injectable form of birth control showed increased levels of potentially hazardous lead in their blood, a study led by a Michigan State University researcher…

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Scientists Discover Possible Genetic Target For Treating Endometriosis

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have identified a potential genetic target for treating an especially painful and invasive form of endometriosis. Their study published in the journal, Cell Reports,…

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