Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care
For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing health care services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren't equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in MSU's School of Social Work studies the healthcare disparities facing LGBTQ+ patients, and uses her findings to offer providers with opportunities to improve care and outcomes.View story photos
Vitamin D may not help your heart
While previous research has suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a new MSU study has found that taking vitamin D supplements did not reduce that risk.View story photos
Understanding and improving LGBTQ+ health
For many LGBTQ+ Americans, access to healthcare can be negatively impacted by their sexual minority or gender diverse identity. Hui Liu, professor of sociology in the College of Social Science at MSU, is looking to see if healthy marriages and relationships negate this health disparity.View story photos
Overdose, suicide among leading reasons for deaths of new moms
Overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California, according to a new study from MSU and the University of California, Merced.View story photos
MSU to host summer school for coaches
This year the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University will host the 5th annual Summer Coaches’ School on June 27-28 at the MSU Brody Center. The Summer Coaches' School brings together sport coaches and leaders for two days of instruction on topics relevant to coaching youth athletes.View story photos
Conquer Accelerator startup program launches fourth season
Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, hosted by Spartan Innovations, which just launched its 10-week-long program.View story photos
Got asthma? MSU HealthTeam can help
The late arrival of spring can mean bad news for those with asthma. Prolonged winters often result in plants and flowers blooming all at once, creating a perfect storm of pollen, which triggers the disease.
14th annual Grandparents University returns to MSU's campus
For the 14th year, MSU welcomes youth ages 8 to 12 and their grandparents to campus. The three-day event will be held Tuesday, June 25 – Thursday, June 27, 2019. Green and White Night is held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 26.
MSU earns gold rating for sustainability achievements
MSU has received a gold rating for sustainability achievements through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an American-based certification organization.View story photos
Research advances public awareness for transgender community
Research from MSU's College of Social Science centers around transforming the human experience, and for Jae Puckett, assistant professor of psychology, that means transforming the way we understand the experiences of the transgender community.