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CBSSM Associate Director, Professor Kayte Spector-Bagdady gets the last word in this WWMT News story about vaccination of healthcare workers and patients' ability to ask if their provider is vaccinated. See link below for more.

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Health experts weigh in on state’s new incentives to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19. Check out CBSSM Associate Director, Dr. Brian Zikmund-Fisher's comments on Michigan's vaccine lottery in the links below.


Average life expectancy in the United States plummeted in 2020, widening the life expectancy gap between the U.S. and other high-income countries. The decline was particularly sharp among Hispanic and Black Americans, a new study found. Health experts anticipated life expectancy would drop during the pandemic, but how much it did came as a surprise. Check out Dr. Melissa Creary's interview on NBC News.


The pandemic has magnified issues of gender equity that permeate medicine. Can it also be the catalyst for real change? Check out the MHealth Lab interview and the New England Journal of Medicine perspective piece by CBSSM Director, Dr. Reshma Jagsi.

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A wealth of evidence suggests these tests are often unnecessary, costly, and can lead to adverse effects.

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