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

  1. Cannabis and health: Part 1

    Vic Katch reviews the history of cannabis use, its many ingredients, and its therapeutic applications.

  2. Despite DEA limits on opioids, prescriptions still rose

    Study finds post-surgery opioid prescriptions increased, despite drug policy designed to curb them.

  3. U-M startup launches 3D app that puts pain on the map

    Precision health tool allows patients to “paint” their pain on anatomically accurate 3D models using a phone or tablet.

  4. On life support

    How a doctor’s brush with her own death forced her to rethink the healing process and re-imagine the profound impact of empathy in patient care.

  5. Could a pill outperform the mammogram?

    Research shows a new kind of imaging could distinguish aggressive tumors from benign ones.

  6. Whole-food, plant-based nutrition

    Why should you become a whole-food, plant-based eater?

  7. Seeking nutrition advice?

    Don’t rely solely on your physician, says Victor Katch.

  8. 3 babies, 2 helmets, 1 victory

    Helmet therapy developed at U-M corrects plagiocephaly, a flattening of the head, which afflicted two of three triplets born at Mott.

  9. Skin cancer doesn't discriminate

    Darker skin isn’t a reliable shield from potentially deadly skin cancer. Learn why everyone should protect themselves and get regular skin cancer screenings.