Access to fresh fruits and vegetables can be a challenge. They often cost more and have a shorter shelf life than canned and processed foods, preventing some low-income consumers from meeting their dietary needs.
Michigan Medicine is among the first recipients to receive the Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence designation from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The designation recognizes institutions that achieve standards established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for antimicrobial stewardship programs led by infectious diseases physicians and infectious diseases-trained pharmacists.
In a new essay in Nature, more than two dozen physicians, ethicists, neuroscientists, and computer scientists, call for ethical guidelines to cover the evolving use of computer hardware and software to enhance or restore human capabilities.
New Year’s Eve is still two months away, but the time to nail down health insurance choices for 2018 is right now. And once again, a team of University of Michigan experts can provide free help to any Michigan resident who needs to find the right coverage for them and their family.
They don’t get pay, recognition, or much of a break. They spend hours a day helping someone who may not even recognize them anymore. Now, a new poll gives a glimpse into the lives of the spouses, grown children and other family members and friends who act as caregivers for up to five million Americans with dementia.