The Michigan Medicine blog recap

December 20, 2019  //  FOUND IN: News

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss.

Is Your Child Ready for a Pet? 6 Questions to Ask

New national poll finds that 1 in 6 parents would get a pet as a present for their child. A Mott pediatrician offers advice for parents considering adding a pet to their family. READ MORE

Opioid Overdose Risk Factors for Teens, College-Aged Youth Mirror Adults

Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose. READ MORE

Cancer-Related Distress: Don’t Just Take It. Talk About It.

Cancer can bring with it a mix of emotional, physical, spiritual and practical concerns. Get tips and tools to help you identify, monitor and address distress as part of cancer treatment. READ MORE