Media report November 2009

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Cancer Center

11/13/09: Clinical Trial For New Breast Cancer Drug
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
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11/02/09: Research Roundup: Team led by Henry Ford doctor develops ...
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

11/01/09: Research Roundup: Team led by Henry Ford doctor develops brain cancer treatment guidelines
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

11/15/09: Study Finds Mixed Results Comparing Two Surgical Strategies for Infant Heart Defect
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Richard G. Ohye  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

11/02/09: California stem-cell grants awarded
Outlet: Scientific American  

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Children's Hospital

11/12/09: Millen: Lions experience positive (for him)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

11/04/09: Santa Visits Boy, 5, With Cancer
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

11/15/09: Surprising insights from the social sciences
Outlet: Boston Globe  

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General Medicine

11/30/09: Study tests blood pressure drugs for diabetics (Pamela Marcovitz)
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Marcovitz  

11/30/09: Study tests blood pressure drugs for diabetics (Pamela Marcovitz)
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Marcovitz  

11/10/09: Acceptance of Chronic Illness Helps People Move On
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Peter A. Ubel
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Infectious Disease

11/11/09: Designer Kenneth Cole Shares AIDS Message
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

11/09/09: What hospitals will do for big outbreak of flu
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Shon Dwyer  

11/08/09: Giving back: Greenview
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

11/05/09: Sneezes put health fears in mind, study says
Outlet: Seattle Times  

11/04/09: Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Lena Napolitano
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11/03/09: Is There a Case of the Flu in Your Future?
Outlet: Wall Street Journal  

11/02/09: H1N1 flu virus kills 16 people in Michigan, hospitalizes...
Outlet: Detroit News  

11/02/09: H1N1 flu virus kills 17 people in Michigan, hospitalizes ...
Outlet: Detroit News  

11/02/09: Marketing Flu Vaccine: A Tough Sell For Many
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

11/02/09: Swine flu: What's in the news today
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com  

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Internal Medicine

11/16/09: Whooping Cough Immunity Lasts Longer Than Previously Thought
Outlet: Science Daily  

11/11/09: university-of-michigan-researcher-discusses-jogging-in-cold-weather-when-the-body-doesnt-want-to
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com  

11/10/09: Doctor visits get longer, but care quality "poor"
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Lena M. Chen  

11/10/09: Doctor Visits Get Longer, but Care Quality "Poor"
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Lena M. Chen  

11/09/09: Doctors Spending More Time Now With Patients
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Lena M. Chen  

11/05/09: U-M study: Sneezes raise health fears
Outlet: Detroit News  

11/03/09: H1N1 flu vaccine shortage possible in Michigan
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

11/03/09: Holding on to Hope May Not Bring Happiness
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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11/02/09: Chronically Ill May Be Happier If They Give Up Hope
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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11/02/09: Hospitals commit to reducing avoidable readmissions
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Blaum  

11/02/09: U-M Research Shows Chronically Ill Patients Might ...
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Peter A. Ubel
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Neurology

11/30/09: Early intervention for toddlers with autism highly ...
Outlet: Science Daily  

11/30/09: Study tests blood pressure drugs for diabetics
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

11/30/09: University of Michigan study on phantom pain treatment ...
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

11/06/09: Hybrid Molecules Show Promise For Exploring, Treating Alzheimer's
Outlet: Science Daily  

11/05/09: Hybrid molecules may treat Alzheimer's
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)  

11/05/09: W.Va. sits groggily on top in sleeplessness study of U.S. states
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

11/15/09: In vitro parents face a difficult decision
Outlet: Los Angeles Times  

11/10/09: Embryos' fate: A fertile debate
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

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Ophthalmology

11/10/09: Rituximab used for Graves' eye disease
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Raymond S. Douglas
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Pathology

11/03/09: UM Study Uncovers Key to 'Triggering Event' in Cancer
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan & Ram-Shankar Mani
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

11/12/09: Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
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11/11/09: Sociologist Looks At Pediatric Physicians' Views On Religion, Spirituality
Outlet: Science Daily  

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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

11/30/09: UM Recruiting For Lung Disease Study
Outlet: ClickOnDetroit.com  

11/30/09: U-M study seeks genetic factors in lung disease
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Radiology

11/19/09: Ann Arbor area mammogram practices unlikely to change based on federal recommendations
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Mark Helvie  

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Surgery

11/12/09: Ann Arbor area hospitals, physicians respond to influx of swine flu patients
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Lena Napolitano  

11/06/09: For Rear-Seat Passengers, Ford Puts Air Bags in Belts
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Stewart C. Wang  

11/05/09: Ford To Add Airbags To Back Seat Belts
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang  

11/04/09: Obesity puts swine flu sufferers at greater risk, study suggests
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Lena Napolitano  

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Survival Flight

11/30/09: Survival Flight Team visits Copper Country (Brad Uren)
Outlet: Mining Gazette.com
Contributing Faculty: Brad Uren  

11/30/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: WLAJ-TV ABC Channel 3 News
Contributing Faculty: Brad Uren  

11/29/09: LIFE-SAVING TRANSPORT: See U-M's new Survival Flight plane in the UP (Brad Uren)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Brad Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to Introduce New Survival Flight Plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Channel 9 & 10 News
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: U-M to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: University of Michigan to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: University of Michigan to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

11/28/09: University of Michigan to introduce new Survival Flight plane to UP (Brad J. Uren)
Outlet: WSJV-TV Fox 28
Contributing Faculty: Brad J. Uren  

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U-M Health System Administration

11/13/09: Nurse Guilty Of Stealing Morphine
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

11/06/09: Health care dispute: Costs of defensive medicine
Outlet: Seattle Times  

11/02/09: Hospitals change visitation rules
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

11/02/09: Marketing Flu Vaccine: A Tough Sell For Many
Outlet: NPR  

11/01/09: Hospitals commit to reducing avoidable readmissions
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Blaum  

11/01/09: Residency program rules at heart of dispute: Oakwood Healthcare balks at rescinding of $9.3M in Medicare funding
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

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U-M Main Campus

11/30/09: UM Holds Line On Energy Use Despite Campus Growth
Outlet: WWJ-AM  

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U-M Medical School Administration

11/05/09: U-M tops all schools in media buzz
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Cancer Center
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Endocrinology and Metabolism
General Medicine
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Radiology
Surgery
Survival Flight
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration