Research suggests lower blood alcohol concentration limits and interventions like ignition interlocks can make a big difference.
Preventing infection is a team sport. Cooperation -- among doctors, nurses, microbiologists, public health officials and patients -- will be required to control the spread of Zika. Such teamwork is required to prevent more mundane infections as well.
Because so few Americans personally know Muslims, media depictions of them as terrorists are especially potent, leading many to believe that all Muslims are terrorists.
The University of Washington in Seattle recently featured its second annual art exhibition of prisoners' artwork. Organized by Huskies for Opportun...
By Melvyn Levitsky, University of Michigan When I first served in Brazil in the mid-1960s as a young American diplomat stationed at a small consulate...
Some of the world's top companies (and coincidentally the ones people love to work for) see sabbaticals as the best way of keeping their staff -- not losing them. Sabbaticals are so much more than a career break. And here's why.
Along with a team of MBA students from the Ross Business School, I have also studied mental health programs in New York and London -- from huge corporations to public services and charities. We saw that there were eight key areas which hindered or accelerated a successful workplace mental health initiative.
The Flint that raised me is a city of legacy, the birthplace of the United Auto Workers and the first headquarters of General Motors (GM). The Flint that raised me was/is a dichotomy, like so many of us, going through life with a mesh of our best and worst qualities.
In 2015, the highest-ever number of convicted prisoners were exonerated of the crimes for which they were incarcerated, according to a recent report by the National Registry of Exonerations.
The average 16 to 25 year old woman spends about five hours a week taking selfies and has an average of 150 selfies on her phone, according to a study...
John Donne was three hundred-plus years dead when I first encountered him, but that didn't stop me from falling for him, passionately. I was twenty years old, an English major at the University of Michigan, and in love with this poet-priest.
Jim Toy's legacy is impressive. He was the first person to come out publicly in Michigan, and a founding member of many key gay rights organizations. In 1972, he co-authored the "Lesbian-Gay Pride Week Proclamation", making the Ann Arbor city council, the first governing body of its kind in the nation to officially recognize Gay Pride.
Andrew J. Hoffman, University of Michigan My grandmother, Christine Johanna Hoffman, was born in 1894 and died in 1990. In the course of her lifetime...
Spirituality often gets a bad rap these days, but the latin root of the word "spiritual" is spiritus, which means "breath." Our breath is the essence of being alive as a human being, so you could look at spirituality as a path to feel more alive in every moment.
I love my classes, my job, and my friends. But, while loving those things, I also need to love myself and do what is needed to take care of me. Here are just five ways I'm going to be more selfish this year
Increasing physical activity without losing weight will not likely improve these patients' lives. To improve their health and quality of life, it is important to exercise every day, eat healthy food and, most importantly, lose some weight.