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New research: 1 in 5 U.S. adults lost to suicide had recent jail experience

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A newly published study found that one in five U.S. adults who die by suicide spent at least one night in jail in the year prior to their death. Rapidly and efficiently providing prevention, screening and outreach resources...
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Marijuana Reclassification: Msu Experts Anticipate Side Effects

The proposed reclassification of marijuana, or cannabis, by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration makes MSU researchers both optimistic and pessimistic.
10-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why so many jobs are boring: New MSU study identifies large interest gaps in US labor market

A recent study out of Michigan State University found large gaps between people’s career interests and U.S. job demands. These gaps indicate that the interest demands of the U.S. labor market differ drastically from the supply of interested...
10-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New MSU research: Are carbon-capture models effective?

Reforestation models have been over exaggerated — and not by a small factor — but by as many as three times of a factor. The goal set by the Paris Agreement in 2015 for countries to limit their global warming to 1.5 degrees is now close to being...
3-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New MSU research finds paid family leave helps prevent child abuse

Child maltreatment is a serious public health issue in the United States, particularly affecting young children who are most vulnerable due to their dependence on caregivers. But new research from Michigan State University may have found a way to...
25-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New survey from MSU and others finds positive perceptions of solar projects

A new survey has found that for residents living within three miles of a large-scale solar development, positive attitudes outnumbered negative attitudes by almost a 3-to-1 margin. Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Michigan State...
24-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MSU researchers set new standards and show how a new treatment helps patients with MS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease

Is it possible for nanoparticles to go through the digestive system and deliver medicine directly to the brain tissue? Researchers from Michigan State University say yes, and their latest findings are expected to benefit patients with...
19-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MSU expert to attend oral arguments in SCOTUS case that could turn homelessness into a crime

On April 22, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in, a landmark case that could drastically affect the rights people have when experiencing homelessness.
18-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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MSU experts weigh in on push for a shorter US workweek

For decades, the 40-hour workweek has been the standard practice for many workers in the United States. Millions of Americans arrive at work by 8 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m., if not later into the evening.
10-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT

MSU expert: The cicadas are coming

For the first time in more than 200 years, two broods of cicadas Brood XIX, known as the Great Southern Brood, and Brood XIII, known as the Northern Illinois Brood will emerge from the ground simultaneously. Hannah Burrack, professor and chair of...
17-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT

MSU expert: what to know about avian influenza detections

Although the current avian influenza outbreak began more than two years ago, detections have been made in recent weeks in cattle, cats and large commercial poultry flocks across the country and in Michigan.
11-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT

New EPA PFAS Ruling: MSU Experts Provide Overview of Changes

Municipal water systems must remove “forever chemicals” from their tap water under a new rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency meant to prevent deaths and serious illnesses linked to the substances.
11-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT

10 years later . . . MSU experts are available to comment on what’s next for Flint

Michigan State University has a long-standing relationship with the city of Flint, Michigan. MSU Extension has been working with people in Genesee County for more than 100 years and continues to offer programs to help residents thrive.
8-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT

Ask the expert: What to know about pivotal case on abortion pill

The U.S. Supreme Court has now heard arguments on a key case involving access to abortions. Specifically, opponents are trying to hamper the use of a pill called mifepristone, a safe and effective pill accounting for about half of abortions in the...
27-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT

Michigan is seeing a rise in measles: MSU experts can comment on related health issues

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, issued an advisory to inform clinicians and public health officials of an increase in global and U.S. measles cases.
21-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT

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