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Crowdfunding helps pay the bills during cancer, but at a price
Crowdfunding has become a means for people with cancer to get help managing the financial impact of their disease. But while there’s relief in paying bills, a new study finds that it comes at a cost.
Mar 07, 2022

More adults are falling every year, despite prevention efforts
Research co-authored by U-M School of Nursing Assistant Professor Geoffrey Hoffman finds that despite prevention efforts, falls increase by about 1.5% annually.
Feb 24, 2022

Pandemic pregnancy: Increased anxiety, distress, but also a few surprise benefits
A new University of Michigan study found that moms who were pregnant and gave birth during the first six months of COVID-19 reported more distress and anxiety, but also some surprising benefits.
Feb 17, 2022

Domestic violence levels remained flat in Michigan during early pandemic, but abuse was worse
While the overall prevalence of domestic violence in Michigan didn’t increase, survivors of intimate partner violence experienced new, more frequent or more severe violence during the early months of the pandemic, a University of Michigan study co-authored by U-M School of Nursing assistant professor Sarah Peitzmeier found.
Feb 09, 2022

Building Health through Housing Sustainability
Two U-M School of Nursing faculty members are leading synergistic efforts to build the body of evidence through a series of research projects in collaboration with community and academic partners.
Feb 07, 2022

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Fall 2021 Panacea Cover featuring Sheria Robison-Lane

Fall 2021 Issue

In the Fall 2021 edition of Panacea, we take a deep dive into nurses' roles as healthcare's great communicators and what that means for their growth as advocates.


Winter 2021 Issue

In this wide-ranging digital edition of Panacea, read more about overcoming the challenges of 2020, prospects for a brighter future in 2021, new initiatives and accomplishments and much more.



2020 Summer Issue

Facing new questions and unprecedented challenges, Michigan nurses are deploying their skills and expertise with a steady hand in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Panacea cover with Lauren Underwood

2020 Winter Issue

Before Lauren Underwood became the youngest African American woman in Congress, she was a University of Michigan nursing student with a clear vision. 



Magazine cover with girl in virtual reality glasses

2019 Summer Issue

Using imaginary worlds to save real lives, virtual reality is more than a technology—it’s a destination where innovation and imagination are connecting to shape the future of health care education.



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2018 Fall Issue

One of the most insidious evils of the 21st century passes through the health care system every day. A partnership between nursing and law faculty at the University of Michigan has an army of advocates ready to stop it.



Magazine cover with two dolls walking a pregnant woman.

2018 Summer Issue

How a handful of small homes staffed with midwives and nurses became a mighty tool in Liberia’s quest to improve its health care system.



Magazine cover with people sitting at a table in a maze.

2018 Winter Issue

Nurses have fought to have their voices heard in the places where decisions are made. What can we learn from those who have helped nursing earn its proverbial seat at the table? 



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