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Is your drinking water toxic? This app may help you find out

Exposure to hydraulic fracturing fluid in drinking water has been shown to increase the risk of respiratory problems, premature births, congenital heart...

Do-it-yourself COVID-19 vaccines fraught with public health problems

Well-intentioned “citizen scientists” developing homemade COVID-19 vaccines may believe they’re inoculating themselves against the ongoing pandemic, but the practice of self-experimentation with...

Nature access requires attention when addressing community health needs

While access to nature is an established social determinant of health with clear benefits to physical, mental, and social health, it does...

Architecture, design and public health: U-M experts can discuss

As the U.S. economy cautiously reopens in the wake of COVID-19, artists, architects and urban planners at the University of Michigan whose...

Housing instability undermines public health response to COVID-19 pandemic

A long-brewing crisis of housing instability in the U.S. threatens to mar the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic by...

NPR: From Loss Of Smell To ‘COVID Toes’: What Experts Are Learning About Symptoms

When the coronavirus pandemic first emerged, public health officials told the world to watch out for its telltale symptoms: fever, dry cough...

Alex Chen’s lessons from Ebola

The doctoral candidate in anthropology, studies emerging disease preparedness.

MAPS PROVIDE ZIP CODE-LEVEL DETAIL ON RISK OF COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS ACROSS WISCONSIN

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are providing local public health officials across Wisconsin with zip...

Nature as a refuge in unsettling times

Even before the pandemic, campus initiatives like NatureRx@Penn and the 30x30 Challenge encouraged time outside. These efforts are continuing, now that restorative...

Domestic violence and gun sales in the time of COVID-19

In a Q&A, School of Social Policy & Practice researcher Susan B. Sorenson describes new challenges surrounding intimate partner violence and the...
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REUTERS: Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

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VOA: Mum on Al-Zawahiri’s Killing, Taliban Claim Renewed Resolve to Fight Terror

Afghanistan’s Taliban on Wednesday condemned the U.S. drone strike that killed fugitive al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul over the weekend but...

What’s the future of drones in counterterrorism operations and the Ukraine war?

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign political science professor Nicholas Grossman is the author of “Drones and Terrorism: Asymmetric Warfare and the Threat to Global Security”...