Unused medications pose a risk to other people and the planet.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's primary care, biomedical and mental health researchers, and the findings and opinions of the 600 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI.
These five simple tips can help keep you – or your older friends, neighbors and loved ones – safe and cool during a heat wave
Keeping medications in easy-to-reach places and easy-to-open containers can raise the risk of accidental poisoning or intentional misu
The 1918-1919 flu pandemic killed millions.
Michigan Health News Right to Your Inbox
News From Michigan Health Lab
Read about Michigan Medicine’s latest research and medical breakthroughs on our science-driven sister blog.