Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Health Yourself

  1. Buyer beware!

    Victor Katch looks at industrialized meat production.

  2. Why golf is so important. Really!

    Victor Katch reflects on his 50th Hollywood High School reunion and wonders how his classmates got so old!

  3. You're about to have a moving experience!

    Victor Katch reveals an amazing calorie burner: fidgeting!

  4. Add life to your years and years to your life!

    In this third installment of his “Dare to Be 100” series, Victor Katch explains what you can do, starting today, to live healthfully and happily to a ripe old age.

  5. Dare to be 100: Part 2

    Who are the people who live to be 100 and what do they do? Victor Katch explores the secrets of long-lived healthy people and suggests ways we can copy them.

  6. Dare to be 100

    How long do you want to live? Victor Katch launches a three-part series on how to live up to our bodies’ biologic potential. He’ll explore the latest research on how genetics, lifestyle, and environment contribute to healthy longevity.

  7. Do you snore? Have trouble staying awake?

    Guess what? You may have a sleep disorder. Victor Katch describes the symptoms and health impacts of sleep disorders and describes two simple tests to see if you are at risk.

  8. Why is behavior change so hard?

    Victor Katch explores the process of changing our habits and encourages readers to take his 30-day “Health Yourself Nutrition Pledge.”

  9. Do we really need or want genetically modified foods?

    Victor Katch suggests that by consuming GM foods we are participating in the largest uncontrolled experiment ever performed in human nutrition. Do we really want to do this?