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3 Items of Advice for New Medical Students

3 Items of Advice for New Medical Students Congratulations on your acceptance to medical school! Wherever you’re starting this fall, know that you’re joining a “cult” of health care professionals and health care professionals-to-be. No matter how little you know, you’ll be asked for medical advice. And the more you…

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Walk, Bike, Drive Safe, Education Campaign

Since we are still enjoying summer outdoor activities, just a reminder that the fun can turn tragic quickly. Pedestrians and bicyclists are much more likely to suffer an injury or fatality in a traffic crash than drivers. In fact, while pedestrian and bicycle crashes make up approximately one percent of…

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From the MI Health Lab: Helmet Injuries on the Rise

Study: Double-Digit Rise in Head Injuries After Michigan Helmet Law Repeal After the state partially repealed its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2012, U-M researchers examined how the new law is impacting helmet use and rider safety. Read More: injuries-after-michigan-helmet-law-repeal?htm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Helmets%20and%20head%20injuries&utm_campaign=20170804%20Weekly%20Digest%20Resend

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July 2017 Washtenaw County Opioid Report

July 2017 Washtenaw County Public Health Opioid Report The most recent Washtenaw County Opioid Report is available at  The report provides timely information on opioid-related overdoses and deaths occurring among Washtenaw County residents. A few of the highlights include: ·         25% to 30% of opioid related overdoses for Washtenaw County…

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