Media report October 2008

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Cardiac Surgery

10/30/08: Grapes May Fight High Blood Pressure
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling, M.D.
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10/30/08: Handful of grapes could reduce risk for heart disease
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling, M.D.
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10/30/08: Heart Healthy Grapes
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling, M.D.
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

10/23/08: Cherry-enriched diet reduces heart risk
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Steven F. Bolling
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Cell & Developmental Biology

10/31/08: On the Ballot Tuesday in Michigan, The New Face of an Old Dilemma
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Sean Morrison
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10/31/08: UM researcher to discuss stem-cell ballot proposal
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Sean Morrison
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10/30/08: Stem cell proposal lacks regulation
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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10/24/08: Michigan's Proposal 2 draws more heat than presidential race
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/20/08: Scientists tout need for eased stem cell rules
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/20/08: Scientists tout need for eased stem cell rules
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/17/08: WILSON: Battle Over Stem Cell Research
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/16/08: UM Researchers Find New Links Between Stem Cells, Aging and Cancer
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/13/08: Elections seen as turning point for stem cell studies
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Doug Engel, PhD  

10/13/08: Stem Cell Research
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/02/08: Vote yes on Prop 2 to overturn research ban
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Doug Engel  

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Children's Hospital

10/24/08: Vroom, vroom: Go blue!
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

10/23/08: University of Michigan accelerates plan for Mott Children's Hospital
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review
Contributing Faculty: Krista Hopson
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10/16/08: Which Candidate Is Winning on Health Care?
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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10/14/08: Campaign '08: Poll Taps Obama to Cure Healthcare Ills
Outlet: Medpage Today
Contributing Faculty: Matthew M. Davis  

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Dermatology

10/24/08: Study: Light therapy appears to rejuvenate aging skin
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey S. Orringer
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10/20/08: Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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10/20/08: Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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10/20/08: Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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10/20/08: Study backs laser treatment for sun-damaged skin
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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10/01/08: Buying Face Cream? Grab a Glossary
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Laure Rittie
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Emergency Medicine

10/29/08: Don’t Blame the Uninsured
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Manya Newton
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10/29/08: Don’t Blame the Uninsured
Outlet: New York Times
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10/26/08: U of M Study: Uninsured Are Not Overcrowding Hospital ER's
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Manya Newton
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10/23/08: Crowded ER? Don't blame the uninsured
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Manya Newton
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10/22/08: 'Myth' of uninsured overcrowding ERs debunked, study says
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Manya Newton
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10/21/08: ER Overload
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Manya Newton
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10/21/08: Uninsured not to blame for long emergency waits
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Manya F. Newton
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10/21/08: Uninsured shouldn’t get blame for crowded ERs, study says
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Manya F. Newton
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Gastroenterology

10/22/08: Brains Over Guts
Outlet: Forbes (Nov. 10 issue)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. William Chey  

10/06/08: Salix's Rifaximin Helps Irritable Bowel Patients, Study Finds
Outlet: Bloomberg News
Contributing Faculty: William D. Chey  

10/02/08: Local award winners
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. B. Joseph Elmunzer  

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Hematology-Oncology

10/21/08: Troy man hit by melanoma to bike to raise money
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

10/14/08: Health and fitness briefs
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/07/08: Event planned to raise awareness of cancer and other health issues among Latinos
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Aisha Langford
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10/05/08: Breast cancer update
Outlet: Observer & Eccentric (Hometown Life)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Griggs
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10/02/08: FOOTBALL:
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Human Genetics

10/06/08: The Ultimate Homework Assignment
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Wendy Uhlmann  

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Internal Medicine

10/29/08: Study: Daylight Saving Time Saves Lives - Heart Attacks Dip Monday After Clocks Turned Back
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Swedish study finds fewer heart attacks right after fall time change, but more in spring
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Turning your clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Turning your clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Turning your clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Turning your clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/29/08: Turning your clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin
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10/16/08: Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Chemotherapy
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer J. Griggs
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10/16/08: Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Chemotherapy
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer J. Griggs
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10/15/08: Doctors Use Idea Behind GPS To Improve Cancer Treatment
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Howaqrd Sandler  

10/08/08: Bill Clinton to visit stem cell event
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha
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M-Fit

10/07/08: A little exercise can do wonders for obese
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

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Michigan Visiting Nurses

10/20/08: University Of Michigan Hosts Nursing Fair
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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Neurology

10/31/08: Swedish study finds fewer heart attacks right after fall time change, but more in spring
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin  

10/31/08: Turning clock back Sunday may help your heart
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Ronald Chervin  

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10/22/08: Coping with Sexual Woes
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

10/22/08: The Sleepless Syndrome
Outlet: dbusiness
Contributing Faculty: Flavia Consens & Ronald Chervin  

10/17/08: Lung Cancer Walk set for Oct. 26 in West Bloomfield
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/13/08: Financial Expert Braun Mincher talks with Paul W. Smith
Outlet: WJR-AM  

10/08/08: Don't exempt health industry from health, safety or ethical oversight
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/08/08: Philanthropist gets Clinton to back stem cells
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
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10/02/08: Yes on Prop 2: Don't let stem cells go to waste
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Ophthalmology

10/23/08: Briefing: U-M center gets $2 million grant
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

10/02/08: Sick Kids: Keep Them Home? Or Are They Faking?
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed  

10/01/08: Bullying top concern for parents of obese kids
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Matthew M. Davis
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Pharmacy

10/15/08: As Home IVs Grow, Medicare Patients Miss Out
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Christopher Maksym  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

10/14/08: Paralyzed woman tests whether exercise will augment surgery
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Gianna Rodriguez  

10/06/08: Study: Occupational therapy helps osteoarthritis sufferers
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Susan L. Murphy
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10/06/08: Study: Occupational therapy helps osteoarthritis sufferers
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Susan L. Murphy, Sc.D.,
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Psychiatry

10/08/08: Study: Most depressed kids get antidepressants but no therapy
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Marcus  

10/05/08: NEED TO KNOW
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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10/01/08: Letter: Support group starts for hoarders' offspring
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jim Abelson
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10/01/08: No secrets
Outlet: Hour Detroit
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Radiology

10/21/08: 3-D Doppler Ultrasound Helps ID Breast Cancers
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Gerald L. LeCarpentier  

10/21/08: 3-D Doppler Ultrasound Helps ID Breast Cancers
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Gerald L. LeCarpentier  

10/21/08: 3-D Doppler Ultrasound Helps ID Breast Cancers
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Gerald L. LeCarpentier  

10/21/08: New Ultrasound Test for Breast Cancer
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Gerald L. LeCarpentier  

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Surgery

10/23/08: Mich. ad likens stem-cell work to Tuskegee study
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Lisa Newman  

10/23/08: TV ad likens stem cell research to Tuskegee study
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Lisa Newman  

10/21/08: General Anesthesia Tied to Developmental Woes in Kids
Outlet: Washington Post  

10/21/08: General Anesthesia Tied to Developmental Woes in Kids
Outlet: Health Day  

10/13/08: Women weigh options on breast reconstruction
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman, MD
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U-M Health System Administration

10/22/08: Price tag for new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital grows to $754 million
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Patricia Warner
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10/21/08: Lecture series focuses on menopause issues
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

10/20/08: University of Michigan study says many support stem cell research
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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10/17/08: Lung Cancer Walk set for Oct. 26 in West Bloomfield
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/08/08: Taubman to give U-M $22 million more for research
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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10/04/08: $57-million grant widens landmark study of children's health in state
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

10/04/08: $57-million grant widens landmark study of children's health in state
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

10/04/08: Research to focus on kids' health
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/03/08: Health Tip: Parenting a Child With ADHD
Outlet: Health Day  

10/02/08: University of Michigan Health nurses ratify deal
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: John Armelagos & Deborah Childs  

10/01/08: NIH grant will aid infection battle
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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U-M Hospital Administration

10/30/08: Making a mark at new Mott
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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10/17/08: Obama treats health care crisis more realistically
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Paula M. Lantz  

10/07/08: Taubman makes $22M bequest to UM
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman
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10/06/08: Bedside music at U-M Hospitals
Outlet: Ann Arbor Radio (107.1 FM)
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Sims  

10/01/08: Helping Hand
Outlet: Hour Detroit  

10/01/08: Top Docs
Outlet: Hour Detroit  

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U-M Main Campus

10/24/08: Expand stem cell research?
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman
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10/16/08: Stem cell film 'Life is for the Living' to be screened
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Michael Rubyan
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10/14/08: UM Student Creates Stem Cell Documentary
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Michael Rubyan
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U-M Medical School Administration

10/31/08: Dispute with IRS puts care provider on ropes
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

10/31/08: Stem cell proposal a tossup; cash pours in
Outlet: Detroit News
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10/30/08: Editorial: Embryonic industry shouldn't get a pass from future state monitoring
Outlet: Detroit News  

10/21/08: Editorial: Proposal 2's changes are sensible science
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

10/21/08: Hospitals look for revenue in joint replacement, aging population
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dean Smith  

10/21/08: The worm turns; And that's a good thing for cancer research
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Patrick Hu  

10/19/08: Election letter: Cures should not mean taking life
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

10/16/08: Chocolate Milkshakes On The Brain
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Kent Berridge  

10/16/08: Human immune cells grown in pigs
Outlet: New Scientist
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Platt  

10/15/08: Gene Signature for Liver Cancer Recurrence Found
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan
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10/15/08: Gene Signature for Liver Cancer Recurrence Found
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan
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10/14/08: Breast Cancer Remains Threat for Older Women
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Kathleen Diehl, M.D
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10/12/08: Charges rampant on stem cell issue
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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10/11/08: Clinton in state to build support for Proposal 2
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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10/09/08: Taubman gives $22 million more to University of Michigan institute
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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10/09/08: Visionary sets sights on stem cell research
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Eva Feldman
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10/08/08: Former judge says Proposal 2 lacks oversight
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
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10/08/08: HealthFirst - Medical News
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
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10/07/08: Desk treadmill allows users to do their work while getting a workout
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Katarina Borer  

10/07/08: Harvard Gets Largest Gift, $125 Million, From Wyss
Outlet: Bloomberg News
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10/07/08: Michigan School to Get $22 Million for Stem Cell Work (Update1)
Outlet: Bloomberg News
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10/07/08: Philanthropist Lures Clinton to Support Stem Cells
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
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10/07/08: Taubman gives U-M another $22M for medical research
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman
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10/06/08: Both sides in Proposal 2 stem-cell debate call themselves pro-life
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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10/06/08: Just one exercise session speeds fat metabolism
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Andrea Cornford  

10/01/08: How healthy are the candidates?
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

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Urology

10/29/08: Top 5 Things That Kill Men
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Joel Heidelbaugh  

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Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Gastroenterology
Hematology-Oncology
Human Genetics
Internal Medicine
M-Fit
Michigan Visiting Nurses
Neurology
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Ophthalmology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Pharmacy
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Radiology
Surgery
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology