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Michelle Segar, MPH and director of the UM Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center, speaks about the importance of integrating regular healthy habits during the 2016 Breast Cancer Summit at the North Campus Research Complex Saturday.

Saturday at the North Campus Research Complex, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Oncology and Community Outreach Programs hosted the fourth annual Breast Cancer Summit.

University of Michigan doctors will soon participate in a clinical trial that could transform heart transplants in the United States.

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed receives the Thomas Francis Jr. Award for Public Health in Ross on Tuesday.

Wednesday, the University of Michigan awarded the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder and chairperson of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee non-governmental organization.

Participants running in the Run for the Red 5k at Nichols Arboretum on Saturday.

On Saturday morning, the University of Michigan’s Red Cross Club held their 4th annual Run for the Red 5K at Nichols Arboretum.

Due to rising prices and the increased availability and use of specialty drugs, the cost of the University of Michigan’s prescription plan through the University Benefits Office increased significantly in 2015.

The University of Michigan Health System has recently acquired Synaptive Medical’s BrightMatter technology, a device that fuses high-definition intraoperative visualization and surgical guidance to transform the way surgeons operate.

MFierce was founded in September 2014 with the aim of dealing with societal health disparities via a participatory, community-based approach of structural change. It is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center endorsed the human papillomavirus vaccine in a statement Jan. 27 calling it an important way to prevent cancer.