UM Studies Show Pulse Oximeters Don't Work As Well For People Of ColorOne end of the device sends light through the finger while a sensor on the other side receives this light and uses it to detect the color of your blood; bright red blood is highly oxygenated, while blue or purplish blood is less. If the device isn't calibrated for darker skin tones, the pigmentation of the skin could affect how the light is absorbed by the sensor, leading to flawed oxygen readings.
Two People Hit By Amtrak Train In Ann ArborTwo people were hit by an Amtrak train in Ann Arbor after trespassing a railroad bridge, according to the Ann Arbor Fire Department.
Free Prom Dress Giveaway Held This Weekend In Ann ArborThe Gowns for Good prom dress giveaway will be held on March 26.
Michigan Medicine Pauses Vaccine Mandate For Its Union Employees, Including NursesThe pause is due to a federal district court in Louisiana issuing a nationwide injunction, which stops the enforcement of certain regulations requiring the vaccination of healthcare workers.
Ann Arbor Becomes First US City To Require Free Menstrual Products In RestroomsFree menstrual products will be mandatory in restrooms that serve the public in Ann Arbor.
Health Experts Want To Know More About Flu Cases At University Of MichiganFederal health experts are visiting the University of Michigan to learn more about hundreds of flu cases diagnosed by the campus health service.
Election 2021: Duggan Reelected, Dearborn Elects First Arab-American Mayor, Proposals Pass In Detroit, Ann ArborWith the votes in following Tuesday's election, Michiganders are making their voices heard.
Robots Hit The Streets As Demand For Food Delivery GrowsRobot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But you may not see it in your neighborhood anytime soon.
A Look At Ballot Measures In Detroit, Ann Arbor, Other Major Cities And States Ahead Of Tuesday's ElectionVoters will decide Tuesday on key ballot measures related to issues including policing, election reform and some proposals authored in response to COVID-19 restrictions.
Ann Arbor School District Will Be Closed Monday Nov. 1 Due To Recent Increase In Student/Staff AbsencesDue to a recent increase in staff and student absences, Ann Arbor Public School District will be closed on Monday Nov 1. Administers say this will help them provide a solid next step in the process, ensuring classrooms are properly staffed, etc.
Detroit Partners With Ann Arbor-Based Company To Prevent Lead ContaminationThe City of Detroit plans to save millions while also making sure their pipes are safe following the water crisis across the state.