A national study shows prescription opioid use disorder is twice as high among deaf and hard-of-hearing young and middle-aged adults, compared with their peers who don’t experience hearing issues.
A poll of older adults finds physical and mental health issues, including hearing problems, as well as poor diet, exercise and sleep habits, are tied to loneliness.
Rate of amphetamine and opioid use increased more among delivering moms in rural counties.
Giving more health care spending flexibility under a states’ rights approach could benefit a population the current administration has sought to discourage, a new report finds.
Kids with a family history of substance use are likely to mimic those behaviors. A Michigan Medicine researcher studied their brain activity to see why certain youths do not.
Poor health tied to unmet social needs is a widespread problem. A Michigan Medicine partnership is examining the questions that community health centers ask to address the issue.