Media report December 2004

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Allergy & Immunology

12/09/04: U-M study focuses on space travel worries
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker, Jr.  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

12/31/04: Abandoning the Dieting Habit
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Migliore
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12/31/04: Abandoning the Dieting Habit
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Migliore
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12/30/04: Mexican-Americans Have Higher Stroke Rates
Outlet: Atlanta Journal Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Lewis B. Morgenstern  

12/29/04: Drugs Recommended to Clear Heart Arteries
Outlet: HealthCentral.com
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle  

12/15/04: Heart drug to carry guide to warn patients
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Frank Pelosi  

12/14/04: Heart drug to carry guide to warn patients
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Frank Pelosi  

12/14/04: New warnings will accompany widely used heart drug
Outlet: Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau, CA
Contributing Faculty: Frank Pelosi  

12/14/04: New warnings will accompany widely used heart drug
Outlet: Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau, CA
Contributing Faculty: Frank Pelosi  

12/13/04: Technology can spot patients earlier for symptoms beyond traditional heart risk factors
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Bertram Pitt
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12/10/04: Angioplasty - More Use and More Controversy
Outlet: Health Care Weekly Review
Contributing Faculty: Mauro Moscucci
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12/07/04: Scientists Probe Aldosterone's Role in Hypertension and Heart...
Outlet: Journal of American Medical Association
Contributing Faculty: Bertram Pitt
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12/06/04: Taking a statin soon after heart attack helpful
Outlet: Health Center Online
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee  

12/03/04: Taking a Statin Soon After Heart Attack Helpful
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

12/26/04: Stem cells seen driving tumors
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke  

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Children's Hospital

12/07/04: Game takes focus off NHL lockout
Outlet: Detroit News
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12/04/04: Hockey stars come out at Yost
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/04/04: Mott game a thrill for U-M players
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/04/04: Mott game a thrill for U-M players Gajic's night made with getting picture taken with Kid Rock, Tara Reid
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/03/04: Hockey stars come out at Yost
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/03/04: They're Back! Red Wings Reunite
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (7)
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12/03/04: Wings and former Wings play in Ann arbor, talk about saving season
Outlet: MLive.com, MI
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12/02/04: Fedorov joins Red Wings for charity game
Outlet: Associate Press
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12/02/04: Is NHL losing face?
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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12/02/04: Names In the Game
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle, CA
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12/02/04: Wings hit ice, but just for fun
Outlet: Detroit News
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12/02/04: Wristbands
Outlet: Sports Illustrated- A CNN website
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12/02/04: Yjru
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (7)
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12/02/04: Yzerman Back on the Ice
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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12/02/04: Yzerman will unveil visor in charity game
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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12/02/04: Yzerman, Hatcher coming to Ann Arbor
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (7)
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12/01/04: M Go Blue For Mott Campaign
Outlet: Women's Health Style
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12/01/04: Many Wings will play in Larionov's farewell game
Outlet: onthewings.blogspot.com
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12/01/04: Many Wings will play in Larionov's farewell game
Outlet: Mlive.com, MI
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12/01/04: Mary Buschell
Outlet: Good Housekeeping
Contributing Faculty: Mary Buschell
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12/01/04: The Captain's new look
Outlet: Wings blog
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12/01/04: Yzerman will unveil visor in charity game
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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12/01/04: Yzerman, Hatcher coming to Ann Arbor
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/01/04: Yzerman, Hatcher coming to Ann Arbor
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Dermatology

12/31/04: Carbon laser for skin
Outlet: WXIN-TV CH 59 (FOX)
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Orringer  

12/28/04: Carbon laser for skin
Outlet: WTSP-TV CH 10 (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Orringer  

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Emergency Medicine

12/30/04: Prescriptions for Celebrex, Naproxen Drop Sharply
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/23/04: Avoiding winter injury
Outlet: HealthandAge
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Desmond  

12/03/04: Steps to Steer Clear of Colds and Flu
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Jeff Desmond
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12/03/04: Steps to Steer Clear of Colds and Flu
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Jeff Desmond
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Gastroenterology

12/14/04: Briefing: U-M works on study of liver damage
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Fontana
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12/14/04: Study Drug-induced Liver Injury (DILIN)
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Robert Fontana
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12/14/04: The NIH Funds Network to Study Drug-induced Liver Injury (DILIN)
Outlet: National Institute of Health
Contributing Faculty: Robert Fontana
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General Medicine

12/28/04: Drugs warnings highlight lack of safety data
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/28/04: Should you stop taking Aleve?
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: 'A 4th Painkiller Is Tied to Increased Heart Risk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: After Aleve news, Americans in pain wonder what to do
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: An expert doctor provides answers about pain drugs
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: An expert doctor provides answers about pain drugs
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: An expert doctor provides answers about pain drugs
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Consumers Feeling Pain From Drug News
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Patients Urged to Follow Painkiller Labels
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Patients weigh pain vs. risk
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Patients, Doctors Agonize Over Risks of Painkillers
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Patients, Doctors Agonize Over Risks of Painkillers
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Picking a painkiller means weighing risks
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Picking a painkiller means weighing risks
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Should you stop taking Aleve?
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Some experts doubt tie between drugs and heart disease, but others see signs of a bigger health risk
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Studies on Painkillers Raise Questions for Doctors, Patients
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Weighing risks, benefits
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/22/04: Weighing risks, benefits
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/21/04: A 4th Painkiller Is Tied to Increased Heart Risk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Celebrex users need to consult physician
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Consumers Feeling Pain From Drug News
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Patients Urged to Follow Painkiller Labels
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Patients weigh pain vs. risk
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Patients Weigh Pain vs. Risk
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: Patients Weigh Pain vs. Risk
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/21/04: VA Patients get Better Care
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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12/21/04: VA Patients get Better Care
Outlet: Ivanhoe
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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12/21/04: VA patients get better chronic, preventive care than similar US
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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12/18/04: Heart risks found from Celebrex
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/18/04: Impact on local Pfizer campus unclear
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/18/04: Impact on local Pfizer campus unclear
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/18/04: Impact on local Pfizer campus unclear
Outlet: WAAM Radio
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Should you stop taking Aleve?
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Arthritis drug linked to increased heart risk
Outlet: Globeandmail.com Toronto Globe and Mail
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Celebrex Questions and Answers
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Celebrex Questions and Answers
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Consumers Feeling Pain From Drug News
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Drug warnings highlight lack of safety data
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: FDA urges alternatives to Celebrex
Outlet: NBC
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Health Canada warns about use of pain killer Celebrex due to heart risk
Outlet: Canadian Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Health Canada warns about use of pain killer Celebrex due to heart risk
Outlet: The Canadian Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Hearty news for Alzheimer's patients
Outlet: Financial Times
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Langa
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12/17/04: Impact on local Pfizer campus unclear
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: More Pain Relievers Linked to Heart Risk
Outlet: Healthology
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: More Pain Relievers Linked to Heart Risk
Outlet: CBC Canada Now
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: More Pain Relievers Linked to Heart Risk
Outlet: News World International
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Pfizer Says Study Shows Heart Risk From Celebrex
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Pfizer Says Study Shows Heart Risk From Celebrex
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Picking a painkiller means weighing risks
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Study Shows Heart Risk From Pfizer's Celebrex
Outlet: Samrt Money.com 12/17/04
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: Study Shows Heart Risk From Pfizer's Celebrex
Outlet: Dow Jones Newswire
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/17/04: US creates drug safety oversight board
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/16/04: FDA promises action drug safety
Outlet: CNN
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/16/04: Heart drugs may help people with mixed dementia
Outlet: HealthandAge.com
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Langa
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12/16/04: Preventing Heart Attack Helps Prevent Memory Loss
Outlet: ivanhoe.com
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Langa
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12/15/04: Blood pressure, cholesterol impacts dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/15/04: Improving Cardiovascular Health May Slow Dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/15/04: Mixed Dementia: Emerging Concepts and Therapeutic Implications
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Blood pressure, cholesterol impacts dementi
Outlet: Washington Times
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Blood pressure, cholesterol impacts dementia
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Langa
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12/14/04: Heart drugs may help people with mixed dementia
Outlet: Health and Age
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Heart health linked to dementia
Outlet: Heart Center Online
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Avert Mixed Dementia
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Avert Mixed Dementia
Outlet: Health Scout
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Avert Mixed Dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Avert Mixed Dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Preventing Heart Attack Helps Prevent Memory Loss
Outlet: Ivanhoe Newswire
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/14/04: Warning added to popular heart drug
Outlet: St. Petersburg Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: Heart drugs may help people with mixed dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/01/04: Heart health linked to dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/01/04: Heart-Healthy Behaviors Can Avert Mixed Dementia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/01/04: Latest isn't greatest
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: Preventing Heart Attack Helps Prevent Memory Loss
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Norman Foster
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12/01/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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12/01/04: U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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General Surgery

12/27/04: Center of Excellence Outcomes
Outlet: Bloomberg - National
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer
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Hematology-Oncology

12/27/04: Cancer outcome good at regular high-volume centers
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer  

12/27/04: Cancer outcome good at regular high-volume centers
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer  

12/27/04: Cancer outcome good at regular high-volume centers
Outlet: Medscape from WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Karen Birkmeyer  

12/27/04: Cancer outcome good at regular high-volume centers
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Karen Birkmeyer  

12/27/04: Long-Term Survival Not Tied to 'Excellence' Centers
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer  

12/20/04: Adjuvant Chemotherapy Effective in Elderly Women with Node
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes and Anne Schott  

12/14/04: Colonoscopy may be best to screen women for colorectal cancer
Outlet: Medical Post Online
Contributing Faculty: Philip Schoenfeld  

12/10/04: Bladder preservation for bladder cancer
Outlet: WCBS-TV CH 2 (CBS) New york
Contributing Faculty: David Smith
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12/08/04: Inflammatory breast cancer: a stealthy, aggressive foe
Outlet: Seattle Times, WA
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Van Golen  

12/06/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/06/04: Low levels of benzene might be threat
Outlet: CNN  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: ABC
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: Fox News
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Benzene Exposure Linked to Blood Changes
Outlet: New York - Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/01/04: Computer programs aid lung cancer diagnosis
Outlet: Cancerfacts.com
Contributing Faculty: Lubomir Hadjiyski  

12/01/04: Laser Prevents Skin Cancer
Outlet: HealthCentral.com
Contributing Faculty: Jeff Orringer  

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Infectious Disease

12/07/04: Flu shot restrictions may end
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

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Internal Medicine

12/28/04: UM explores how drugs affect the liver (DILIN)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

12/22/04: Impact on local Pfizer campus unclear
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/06/04: Long view urged on life sciences
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Humes  

12/06/04: Salt intake and smoking play major roles in GERD
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/01/04: UM gets anthrax research contract
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Phillip Hanna  

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Medical Education

12/30/04: High-tech training prepares surgeons
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Paul Gauger & Derek Woodrum
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M-Fit

12/31/04: Food Labels Educate the Consumer
Outlet: drkoop.com
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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12/29/04: Reading The Food Label
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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12/17/04: Losing weight takes a lifestyle change
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer  

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Michigan Visiting Nurses

12/04/04: Flu shot restrictions may end
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Microbiology and Immunology

12/09/04: "U" joins nation's biodefense network with anthrax center
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Phillip Hanna  

12/03/04: U-M Medical School gets federal funding for anthrax research
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/03/04: U-M Medical School wins $5.9 million to conduct anthrax research
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/02/04: U of M Gets Grant for Anthrax Research
Outlet: WLNS- TV - Lansing
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/01/04: Funding for anthrax research goes to University of Michigan
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/01/04: Funding for anthrax research goes to University of Michigan ...
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/01/04: Funding for anthrax research goes to University of Michigan Medical School
Outlet: Associated Press State & Local Wire
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/01/04: U-M gets anthrax research contract
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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12/01/04: UM Medical School gets federal funding for anthrax research
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

12/08/04: National Cancer Institute Announces Awards to Accelerate Cancer Biomarker Discovery
Outlet: National Cancer Institute
Contributing Faculty: Samir Hanash & Gilbert Omenn  

12/03/04: Factory Study Shows Low Levels of Benzene Reduce Blood Cells Counts
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

12/02/04: Study raises new questions about risk of benzene exposure in workplace
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn  

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12/22/04: Drug warnings highlight lack of safety data
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/22/04: 'Hand-wringing over health care
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

12/21/04: Mich. steps up efforts to curb baby deaths
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Kimberlydawn Wisdom  

12/20/04: Briefing: U-M works on study of liver damage
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

12/20/04: Follow these Tips for a Happy, Safe Holiday
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
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12/17/04: Better Health for Pennies a Day
Outlet: SmartMoney.com
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

12/15/04: American Physiological Society Announces 2005 Distinguished Lecturer Awards
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Christin Carter-Su  

12/15/04: Cold comfort: Cure won't be soon
Outlet: CNN
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

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Nursing

12/01/04: New Drug Could be Like Viagra for Women
Outlet: Christian Broadcasting Network
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

12/08/04: Migraine Headaches and Pregnancy
Outlet: Pregnancy Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Chames  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

12/03/04: Keep Kids Away From Holiday 'Gimmes'
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Julie Lumeng
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12/03/04: Keep Kids Away From Holiday 'Gimmes'
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Julie Lumeng
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12/02/04: Chicken Pox Vaccine Exceeds Expectations
Outlet: Atlanta Journal Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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12/01/04: Something to Sneeze At?
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

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Pharmacy

12/22/04: 'Briefing: Perception influences performance
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Steve Erickson  

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Psychiatry

12/26/04: The darkness of depression
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Carli  

12/20/04: Steriods
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Kirk Brower
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12/20/04: The dreary days are upon us
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Marcus  

12/17/04: Mutant Gene Tied to Poor Serotonin Production and Depression
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Huda Akil  

12/17/04: Mutant Gene Tied to Poor Serotonin Production and Depression
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Huda Akil  

12/13/04: Mutant enzyme Linked to Depression
Outlet: Sciencenow.sciencemag.org
Contributing Faculty: Huda Akil  

12/13/04: Mutant Enzyme Linked to Depression
Outlet: Science Now
Contributing Faculty: Huda Akil  

12/02/04: Ease your fear of needles
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Himle  

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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

12/23/04: A Healthy Gut May Resist Allergies, Asthma
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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12/23/04: Allergy Theory Gets Gut-Check
Outlet: CBS
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle & Mairi C. Noverr
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12/23/04: Allergy Theory Gets Gut-Check
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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12/23/04: Is Allergy a Gut Reaction?
Outlet: Science Now
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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12/23/04: New Risk for Asthma, Allergy Found
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle & Mairi C. Noverr
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12/23/04: New Risk for Asthma, Allergy Found
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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Radiology

12/25/04: Scans offer 2nd pair of eyes Computer-aided cancer diagnostics detect microscopic changes
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lubomis Hadjiyski
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12/03/04: Ultrasound guided fine needle biopsy for breast cancer
Outlet: Discovery Health
Contributing Faculty: Alexis Nees
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12/01/04: Ultrasound guided fine needle biopsy for breast cancer
Outlet: WTXF-TV
Contributing Faculty: Alexis Nees
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Surgery

12/27/04: Cancer Outcome Good at Regular High-Volume Centers
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer & John Birkmeyer
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12/27/04: Long-Term Survival Not Tied to Excellence Centers
Outlet: HealthCentral.com
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Birkmeyer & John Birkmeyer
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Trauma Burn

12/07/04: Teddy Bear Toss To Benefit Mott Children's Hospital
Outlet: MGoBlue, MI
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12/07/04: Teddy Bear Toss To Benefit Mott Children's Hospital
Outlet: MGoBlue, MI
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12/06/04: Flying bears
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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12/06/04: Teddy Bear Factory helps send children to Burn Camp
Outlet: Regional Newspapers
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12/06/04: Teddy Bear Toss To Benefit Mott Children's Hospital
Outlet: Regional Newspapers
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12/02/04: Teddy Bear Factory helps send children to Burn Camp
Outlet: Chelsea Standard
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U-M Health System Administration

12/19/04: Other new faces in health and medicine: Robert Kelch
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch  

12/17/04: UM Health System outsources records
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Roseanne Whitehouse  

12/17/04: U-M to send work overseas
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Roseanne Whitehouse  

12/17/04: U-M to send work overseas
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Roseanne Whitehouse  

12/16/04: UM to send work overseas
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Roseanne Whitehouse  

12/14/04: U-M health system shops overseas for
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

12/14/04: University of Michigan Health System shops overseas for clerical
Outlet: AP-State Wire
Contributing Faculty: Roseanne Whitehouse  

12/13/04: New plans give health care relief
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

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U-M Hospital Administration

12/18/04: University of Michigan hospitals discusses reducing malpractice lawsuits
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Rick Boothman  

12/14/04: Stealth Fund Drives: Where the Real Money Is
Outlet: Business Week Michigan Difference  

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U-M Main Campus

12/17/04: Two New Psoriasis Treatments May Be Ready for Human Testing
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Gary Glick
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12/15/04: Perception influences performance
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Steve Erickson & Kim Eagle
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12/08/04: Promise for psoriasis treatment from chemical cousin of anti .....
Outlet: Medical News Today 12/9/04
Contributing Faculty: Gary Glick
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12/08/04: Psoriasis My Yield to Modified Anti-Anxiety Drug
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Gary Glick
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12/08/04: Two New Psoriasis Treatments May Be Ready for Human Testing
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Gary Glick
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Urology

12/15/04: Some Internet Cancer Information May Be Outdated
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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12/13/04: Experimental Surgery For Bladder Cancer Patients
Outlet: CBS 2 New York
Contributing Faculty: David Smith & Howard Sandler
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