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Study Finds Consuming More Fruits and Vegetables Can Improve Sleep

New research from Erica Jansen

A new study published in Sleep Health Journal found increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables improved insomnia-related symptoms in young adults, especially young women. Findings from the research highlight dietary improvement as another therapeutic recommendation for women experiencing insomnia. Read more

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LGBTQ+ People in Kenya Urgently Need Mental Health Support

New research from Gary Harper

There's an urgent need for culturally appropriate mental and physical health services for sexual and gender minorities in Kenya, says a University of Michigan School of Public Health researcher Gary Harper. Read more

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Research Looks at Intervention Methods for Youth Living with HIV

New research from Rivet Amico

Over a million teenagers and young adults in the US live with HIV, and they make up over 20% of all new HIV diagnoses each year. We spoke with Rivet Amico, associate professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, to learn more about a study she is leading to improve health and well-being among youth living with HIV. Read more

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Expanded Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Would Save Lives

New research from Rafael Meza

Reducing the initial screening age and including those with lower smoking exposures would help avert lung cancer-related deaths, according to a new study by the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network, led by a University of Michigan researcher. Read more