Category: School of Medicine

How People’s ‘Most Beautiful’ reveals changing beauty standards

Detroit Free Press Neelam Vashi People magazine, which focuses on celebrities and personal interest stories, boasts the largest audience of any American periodical… Expert quote: “It’s difficult to define, and it changes. In addition to objective measures of beauty, social norms and current fashions influence what we perceive to be attractive.” View full article

Medicaid coverage for methadone improves treatment for opioid use disorder in pregnancy

Medical XPress Pooja Mehta Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an “opioid agonist”—usually methadone—in states where those medications are covered by Medicaid, reports a study in the December issue of Medical Care… Expert quote: “Having affordable and reliable medical options for women who seek recovery during […]