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

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The anti-aging effects of exercise

    Vic Katch shares ways in which regular physical activity can work as a fountain of youth.

  4. What do older adults think about medical marijuana?

    Most accept its use with doctor’s recommendation, but want more research, U-M/AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging finds.

  5. Subtracting additives

    Victor Katch runs down the good, the bad, and the awful about food additives and health.

  6. Why more men get vasectomies during March Madness

    Many men schedule their downtime to watch college basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains.

  7. A new way to track deadly ‘superbugs’

    Using a real-world outbreak as a test case, researchers may have discovered a way to slow the spread of superbugs.

  8. Can foods cause chronic disease?

    Vic Katch explains how biologic toxins, or AGEs, may increase disease, accelerate aging, and cause dementia.

  9. Students promote lifesaving power of organ, tissue donation

    A bone marrow recipient and the daughter of a heart transplant patient work to increase donor awareness.