Pain Management

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Improving the Health of Older Adults in Detroit

Q&A with Mary Janevic

Older adults face a unique set of public health challenges. We spoke with Mary Janevic, an associate research scientist in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, to learn about two new projects that aim to improve the health of older adults impacted by chronic pain and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Q&A: How Pets Can Help Older Adults Manage Chronic Pain

New Research from Mary Janevic

New research led by Mary Janevic, associate research scientist in Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, found that pets have the potential to help older adults cope and function better with chronic pain.