A new study suggests long-term impacts of an approach that encourages involvement of caring adults in the lives of at-risk adolescents.
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Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, a 48-hospital study shows, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them.
A survey of first-year internal medicine residents shows those in programs with longer hours, less faculty mentoring and more research focus had higher depression scores.
Turning the tide demands improvements to pain care, mental health care and medication-assisted opioid addiction care, U-M researchers say in a new report.
Almost half of Americans ages 50 to 64 are worried they won’t be able to afford insurance in retirement, and 68 percent are concerned about federal changes to health insurance.
Firearms have been the No. 2 cause of death for at least 17 years, even as prevention efforts have cut the death rate in half from motor vehicle accidents, the No.