Media report January 2004

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Allergy & Immunology

01/19/04: NanoBio charges into '04
Outlet: Business Direct Weekly
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

01/18/04: NanoBio forms company to commercialize drug-delivery and imaging technology
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

01/01/04: NanoBio advances drug delivery
Outlet: Nanoparticle News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

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Cardiac Surgery

01/04/04: From the brink of death
Outlet: Kalamazoo Gazette  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

01/17/04: Hunger Within Diet
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Migliore
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01/01/04: Science that's sizzling
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Juanita Merchant & Fred Morady  

01/01/04: Starving off hunger from voices within
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Miglore
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Emergency Medicine

01/03/04: Parents of 2 flu victims stress need for shots
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jeff Desmond
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Family Medicine

01/29/04: Study finds genital pain more common than believed
Outlet: Women's Health Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/28/04: Painful Genital Condition More Common Than Thought
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/27/04: Painful Genital Condition More Common Than Thought
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/27/04: Painful Genital Condition More Common Than Thought
Outlet: drkoop.com
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/27/04: Painful Genital Condition More Common Than Thought
Outlet: HealthCentral
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/26/04: Yeast malady linked to immune system
Outlet: chron.com
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/18/04: Recurring yeast infections
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/18/04: Yeast Infections
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/13/04: 16,000 have reported ephedra reactions
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sara Warber  

01/13/04: Infections under study to help treat psoriasis
Outlet: Winston-Salem Journal
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/13/04: Vulvar Pain Isn't So Rare
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/13/04: Yeast infections
Outlet: St Petersburg Times
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/12/04: Internet searching
Outlet: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson
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01/12/04: Men do not cause yeast infections in women
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/10/04: Not recognized
Outlet: The Ottawa Sun
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/09/04: Oral sex, masturbating-but not men-linked to recurrent infections
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/09/04: Study Finds Genital Pain More Common Than Believed
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/06/04: Yeast infections not caused by partner
Outlet: Daily Press
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/05/04: Women's recurring yeast infections don't appear to be partner's fault
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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01/04/04: Yeast: Who's at fault?
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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Gastroenterology

01/09/04: Helicobacter Castritis: IL-4 reduces Helicobactergastritis, increases somatostatin, lowers gastrin
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Juanita Merchant  

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General Medicine

01/20/04: Drug approval process improving
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/20/04: Viral friends
Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/19/04: Drug approval process improving
Outlet: drkoop.com
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/19/04: Drug approval process improving
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/18/04: Hypertension: Doctors more likely to prescribe pricey new drugs despite standards
Outlet: Heart Disease Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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01/18/04: Study: Reduced FDA resources cause of decline in drug approval times
Outlet: Medical Letter on the CDC & FDA
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/12/04: Doctors more likely to prescribe pricey new blood pressure drugs despite standards
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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01/12/04: Doctors prefer prescribing newer blood pressure drugs
Outlet: amednews.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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01/11/04: Drug company fees for FDA reviews haven't accelerated approvals
Outlet: Medical Letter on the CDC & FDA
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/10/04: P&G reports on Prilosec sales
Outlet: Cincinnati Enquirer
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/09/04: Prilosec OTC
Outlet: CBS News/Chicago
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/09/04: Prilosec OTC is No. 1 in its field
Outlet: Dow Jones News Service
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/09/04: Study shows only 3% took drug too often
Outlet: Dow Jones News Service
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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01/05/04: Doctors tend to prescribed more expensive blood pressure drugs
Outlet: Health and Age
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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01/03/04: Staffing levels, not industry, dictate FDA review times
Outlet: The Lancet
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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General Surgery

01/18/04: Amanda broken no more
Outlet: The Flint Jounal First Edition
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett  

01/06/04: Laparascopic vs. open appendectomy: recovery
Outlet: Health Technology Trends - Feb. edition
Contributing Faculty: James Geiger  

01/04/04: I feel like a million bucks
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot  

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Hematology-Oncology

01/30/04: Cancer treatment center coming
Outlet: Saginaw News  

01/21/04: Geneticists: Mutation risks not all the same
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/16/04: WSU speaker: Cancer deaths lessen
Outlet: Dayton Daily News
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes  

01/13/04: Gene variation might reduce risk in marrow transplants
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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01/09/04: New Evidence on BRCA Mutations
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/08/04: BRCA gene does not bring higher colon cancer risk
Outlet: The Jerusalem Post
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/08/04: BRCA mutations shown not to increase risk of CC
Outlet: Espicom Business Intelligence
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: No Link Between Breast Cancer Risk and Colorectal Cancer
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/01/04: Bexxar: Birth of a Drug
Outlet: curetoday
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski
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Infectious Disease

01/01/04: Flu update for Health e news
Outlet: Health E News
Contributing Faculty: Cary Engleberg  

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Internal Medicine

01/22/04: Alternative Medicine research @ U-M
Outlet: WWJ-AM (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Sara Warber & Jenna Wonder  

01/18/04: ECMO saves Flint girl
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett  

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Medical Education

01/30/04: Med students mobilize to shovel for seniors
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Lee  

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M-Fit

01/26/04: A sweet balance
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer  

01/08/04: Will it make the cut? Not all Ann Arbor grovers eager to stock case-ready meat
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer, RD  

01/06/04: Cracking the food label code
Outlet: WSYM-TV Lansing/Jackson (Fox)
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer RD
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01/05/04: It Pays To Understand Your Fat
Outlet: ArcaMax, Inc.
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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01/01/04: Diet, healthy choices
Outlet: Birmingham Eccentric
Contributing Faculty: Kathy Goldberg
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01/01/04: Food Labels Educate the Consumer
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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01/01/04: Reading the Food Label
Outlet: The Saline Reporter/The Milan News-Leader
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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01/01/04: Ring in 2004 with healthy eating habits
Outlet: The Saline Reporter/The Milan News-Leader
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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Michigan Visiting Nurses

01/28/04: U-M Nurses offer vaccinations
Outlet: Detroit News
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01/12/04: 2 health aides awarded
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Edna Reese & Debraha Tyler
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Microbiology and Immunology

01/22/04: Malignant Math
Outlet: The Economist
Contributing Faculty: Denise Kirschner  

01/16/04: Anthrax: Scientists discover how anthrax creates its deadly spores
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna & Nicholas Bergman
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Molecular and Integrative Physiology

01/07/04: BRCA genes and colorectal cancer
Outlet: KPRC-TV
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: BRCA Mutations not Associated with Colorectal Cancer Risk, Studies Suggest
Outlet: docguide.com
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: BRCA Mutations Not Associated With Colorectal Cancer Risk, Studies Suggest
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: Research Notebook
Outlet: Oregonian
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/06/04: Breast Mutation Not Linked with Colon Cancer-Study
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/06/04: No Link Between Breast Cancer Risk and Colorectal Cancer
Outlet: HealthDayNews
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

01/07/04: BRCA mutations not associated with colorectal cancer risk, studies suggest
Outlet: Doctor's Guide
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: Breast mutation not linked with colon cancer-study
Outlet: Reuters Health
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: Colon cancer gene
Outlet: KPRC-TV Houston
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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01/07/04: Mutant BRCA genes not seen raising colorectal cancer risk
Outlet: Oregonian
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber
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Neurology

01/23/04: Alzheimer's patients to receive epilepsy medicine
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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01/23/04: U-M taking part in Alzheimer's study
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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01/08/04: Violent sleep episodes a sign of neurological glitch
Outlet: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman
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Nursing

01/18/04: Nurse pull doubles for a friend
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Toria Martin  

01/18/04: Nurses pull double for a friend
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

01/14/04: Nurse appointed to statewide board
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Amy Perry
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01/07/04: Back to school for psychotropics
Outlet: Nursing Spectrum
Contributing Faculty: Diane McArthur  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

01/18/04: Incontinence
Outlet: Daily News  

01/18/04: Incontinence
Outlet: Denver Post  

01/18/04: Incontinence
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle  

01/02/04: Couples welcome in the new year with newborns
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

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Ophthalmology

01/12/04: Implanted eye telescope and other vision restoring technologies
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Paul Lichter  

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Pathology

01/16/04: Bone marrow-derived stem cells active in pulmonary fibrosis
Outlet: Innovations Report
Contributing Faculty: Sem Phan  

01/12/04: Intranasal RANTES/CCL5 chimera plus truncated exotoxin may prevent fungal asthma
Outlet: Anti-Infectives Week
Contributing Faculty: Jane Schuh  

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Pediatric Surgery

01/24/04: Lively-spirits can attitude thrives despite won't-do fight over surgery expenses
Outlet: Flint Journal  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

01/30/04: Baby given wrong dosage for acid reflux
Outlet: Daily Press & Argus  

01/20/04: Parents increasingly question vaccine wisdom
Outlet: Reuters America, Inc.
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed
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01/20/04: Vaccines: A growing concern
Outlet: FinalCall.com
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed
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01/16/04: Against all odds
Outlet: Birmingham Post - Herald  

01/11/04: Expensive drug for osteoporosis
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Janet Gilsdorf  

01/11/04: Readings
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Janet Gilsdorf  

01/03/04: Foundation, Baxter award fellowships
Outlet: Chicago Daily Herald
Contributing Faculty: Courtney Thornburg  

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Pharmacology

01/07/04: Herbal supplements for gamers promise to boost performance
Outlet: St. Paul Pioneer Press  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

01/29/04: A perilous mixing with pain pills
Outlet: Herald Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/27/04: Pain Pills, the Perilous Mixer
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/20/04: Pain Medication, Alcohol Don't Mix
Outlet: Join Together Online
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/16/04: Study Finds Many Patients Mix Pain Pills and Alcohol
Outlet: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/15/04: Alcohol Plus Drugs Equal Trouble
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/15/04: Heavy Drinkers Use Narcotics To Relieve Back Pain, Despite Possible Interactions
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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01/05/04: You carry 15 lbs. and what do you get?
Outlet: gmtoday
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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Psychiatry

01/15/04: New Year's Resolutions Stressful For Some
Outlet: NBC 17
Contributing Faculty: Mike Moriarty
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01/14/04: Stress, tense, relax, leisure
Outlet: KCRA-TV
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty
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01/14/04: Stress, tense, relax, leisure
Outlet: WCBS-TV (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty
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01/14/04: Tips for dealing with the new stress of the new year
Outlet: wavy.com
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty
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01/07/04: Stess and health
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty
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01/06/04: New year, new healthier you
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Mike Moriarty
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01/06/04: Stress and health
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty, MSW
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01/02/04: Michigan commits to build multifocus depression center
Outlet: Psychiatry News
Contributing Faculty: John Greden
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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

01/01/04: Trials Edge Camp
Outlet: RT Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Mary Dekeon  

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Radiation Oncology

01/16/04: Black men should be screened for prostate cancer at younger age
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Charlie Pan  

01/09/04: Black men should be screened for prostate cancer at younger age
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Charlie Pan  

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Radiology

01/04/04: Breast Cancer: Freezing technique kills majority of small malignant tumors
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Roubidoux & Michael Sabel
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Surgery

01/12/04: New center to meet growing need for outpatient procedures
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch
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U-M Health System Administration

01/25/04: Lack of care costs America
Outlet: Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/25/04: Report finds lack of universal health insurance growing more costly
Outlet: Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Academy of Sciences Calls for Universal Health Care by 2010
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Federal health insurance plan recommended
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Health coverage for all by 2010, panel advises
Outlet: The Arizona Republic
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Medical institute calls for universal health care
Outlet: Sacramento Bee
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Panel urges U.S. to start universal health insurance
Outlet: The Charlotte Observer
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/15/04: Panel urges universal health coverage by 2010
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

01/01/04: Relax: Taking control of stress
Outlet: The Saline Reporter/The Milan News-Leader
Contributing Faculty: Michael Moriarty
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U-M Hospital Administration

01/18/04: Families deal with frequent travel for medical treatment
Outlet: record-eagle.com  

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U-M Medical School Administration

01/08/04: Healthy Limits
Outlet: Nature
Contributing Faculty: Jim Randolph & Christopher Hall  

01/06/04: Administrators trim expenses to meet budgets
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: James Woolliscroft  

01/01/04: Repligen Lawsuit Tech Transfer
Outlet: Ann Arbor Observer  

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Urology

01/22/04: Getting reliable info online
Outlet: courier-journal.com
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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01/22/04: Getting reliable information online
Outlet: courier-journal.com
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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01/14/04: Bladder cancer online information
Outlet: Louisville Courier-Journal
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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01/02/04: Bladder Cancer: Online bladder cancer information often outdated
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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Vascular Surgery

01/05/04: AHL features recent news reports
Outlet: American Health Line
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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Allergy & Immunology
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Medical Education
M-Fit
Michigan Visiting Nurses
Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Neurology
Nursing
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Pathology
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Pharmacology
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Radiology
Surgery
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology
Vascular Surgery