Unreliable inhaler access plagues Detroit’s asthmatics

Detroit residents often live nearby major industrial sites. Both residential homes and the Marathon Petroleum refinery can be seen from a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 75, which separates the two areas. The surgical mask is a relatively new part of Emma Lockridge’s bedtime routine. Now, with tar sands oil being processed a few blocks away […]

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Genetics study finds 94% of consumers pleased with test results

  Throughout most of her childhood and adulthood, University of Michigan librarian Patricia Anderson has endured the burden of dozens of chronic health conditions, numerous diagnoses, and a high incidence of disease in her family. Signing up to participate in a genetics study changed Anderson’s life because of information she received about a gene associated […]

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Despite Uncertainty, Eating Disorder Awareness Groups Advocate for Increased Treatment Coverage

While the thought of a family vacation to Europe would please many college students, the thought of it terrified Sarah Barnitt, 22, student at the University of Michigan. Barnitt was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa in November 2015, prior to this trip. “We were eating every meal out. I was always around family, and had little […]

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Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Launched to Fight Back against Resistant Bacteria

Sara Afshari can recall the first day she walked through the front doors of NorthShore Hospital. “For a routine hip surgery, I thought I would be out of the hospital in a week.” Almost six months later, she has yet to leave the building. In her hospital bed, her body remains frozen, even a subtle […]

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Can Cleantech Survive Cuts?

                                  Doug Neal touching base with one of his portfolio companies to discuss their growth                     Photo by: Manjaap Dhillon   Chris Klein, an entrepreneur and innovator, is the CEO […]

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I Believe Reprise

One of my “I Believe” statements from the beginning of the semester reads as follows: “I believe that the future of news is bright, but not without challenge.” After experiencing arguably the most vitriolic presidential campaign in American history and all of the news, good and bad, verified and falsified, that it produced, I wasn’t […]

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I believe, reprise

Looking back on our “I believe” assignment, I do not really think that too many of my beliefs have changed since writing our first draft. I still strongly agree with many of my statements, however, I do think that the only belief of mine that has changed is my response to the ” I believe […]

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I Believe Reflection

Looking back at the “I Believe…” statements that I filled out at the beginning of the semester, most of the statements have not changed. However, there were a couple of them that stuck out to me as I re-read these statements. I believe that the future of news lies in the hand of first hand […]

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I Believe Reprise

“I believe that the role professional news organizations play in my life will increase as I’m in this class and also as I begin life after school.”  – This statement couldn’t be more true and is augmented by Trump’s agenda to dismantle anything and everything I care for in this country. As an adult it […]

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I believe, Reprise

Looking back at my I believe statement, there were a variety of things about Journalism that I had no idea about. My main concern, in the beginning, dealt with the rising concern of fake news and its potential impact it can have on our society. While important, this might have been on my mind at […]

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