Media report February 2004

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Allergy & Immunology

02/27/04: Clinical Trials: Company wins MEDC contract for dendrimer technology
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

02/01/04: Three patents issued for NanoBio's antimicrobial nanoemulsion technology
Outlet: Biotech Patent News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

02/26/04: Drug cocktail could aid heart patients
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/25/04: Get ahead of heart disease
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates & Claire Duvernoy  

02/25/04: Women's heart clinic
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Claire Duvernoy  

02/24/04: Drug cocktail helps heart patients
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/22/04: Benefit of Exercise
Outlet: Channel 7
Contributing Faculty: Audrey Hazekamp  

02/19/04: A heavy burden: Fighting for fat acceptance
Outlet: azcentral.com
Contributing Faculty: Claire Duvernoy
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02/19/04: Drug cocktail for heart attack
Outlet: The Sun
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/18/04: A cocktail that's good for your heart
Outlet: usnews.com
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/18/04: Cheap Heart Drug Cocktail Drops Death Risk 90%
Outlet: betterhumans.com
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/18/04: Combined Medical Therapy Improves Survival After Acute Coronary Syndromes
Outlet: Medscape, Inc.
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/18/04: Heart patients' lives saved by cheap four-drug combo
Outlet: Espicom Business Intelligence
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/18/04: Heart patients more likely to live when recommended medicines used in combination
Outlet: HeartCenterOnline
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Drug cocktail for heart disease
Outlet: WJRT-TV Flint
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Drug cocktail gives boost to heart patients
Outlet: timesonline.co.uk
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Drug Combination Helps the Heart
Outlet: HealthCentral
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Drug Combination Helps the Heart
Outlet: ivanhoe.com
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Drug Combo Cuts Death Risk for Heart Patients
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Four drug combination saves heart patients' lives
Outlet: Heartand Age.com
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Four drug combination saves heart patients' lives
Outlet: Heartand Age.com
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: Heart patient's lives saved by cheap four-drug combo
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/17/04: 'U' heart center ranked among best in nation
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: David Pinsky & Claire Duvernoy
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02/16/04: Doctor: Americans still too slow in responding to heart attack
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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02/16/04: Drug cocktail for heart attack
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/16/04: Drug cocktail for heart disease
Outlet: WESH-TV (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/16/04: Drug cocktail may boost heart recovery
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/16/04: Drug Combo Cuts Death Risk for Heart Patients
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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02/16/04: RF Catheter Ablation: An Innovative Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
Outlet: Physicians Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Haken Oral
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02/12/04: Women's Heart Health Clinic
Outlet: WILX-Lansing/Jackson
Contributing Faculty: Claire Duvernoy  

02/11/04: Responding to heart attack
Outlet: KDFW-TV (FOX) Dallas/Fort Worth
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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02/10/04: Ending Emotional Overeating
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Migliore
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02/10/04: Hunger Within Diet
Outlet: ABC News
Contributing Faculty: Marilyn Migliore
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02/03/04: AATA gets federal funds for trial of electric buses
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

02/01/04: It stands to reason that heart patients can benefit from learning about their condition
Outlet: Newseek Advertising Supplement
Contributing Faculty: Todd Koelling  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

02/27/04: Stem cells in tumors may help explain some cancer mysteries
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke & Muhammad Al-Hajj
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Children's Hospital

02/16/04: Footballs Signed by Lloyed Carr Added to Feb. 17 Prizes (Champions for Children)
Outlet: MGoBlue, MI  

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Emergency Medicine

02/24/04: Diabetes Screening Seen to Be Worth the Cost in US
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Susan Johnson  

02/24/04: Diabetes Screening Seen to Be Worth the Cost in US
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Susan Johnson  

02/19/04: Don't delay heart attack treatment
Outlet: Daily News Iron Mountain
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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02/11/04: 911, heart attack care
Outlet: WDIV-Channel 4
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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02/07/04: 911, heart attack care
Outlet: WJBK-TV
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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02/04/04: 911, heart attack care
Outlet: WJBK-TV
Contributing Faculty: Eric Bates
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Family Medicine

02/19/04: Genital pain is real disorder
Outlet: courier-journal.com
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/17/04: Vulvodynia Underdiagnosed in Many Women
Outlet: Physicians Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/09/04: Vulvodynia
Outlet: Louisville Courier-Journal
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/05/04: Genital pain is surprisingly common
Outlet: Medical Posting - Women's Health
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/04/04: Study discovers genital pain is more common than thought
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/04/04: Vulvodynia
Outlet: Time Out
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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02/02/04: Genital pain more common than believed
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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Gastroenterology

02/16/04: Aids drug may help in hepatitis B treatment
Outlet: The Standard
Contributing Faculty: Anna Lok  

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General Medicine

02/29/04: Dose Deletion: A Matter of Money
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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02/26/04: Lower Dose a Matter of Money
Outlet: Herald Tribune
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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02/19/04: Colonoscopy: Screening once avoided now requested by health-conscious boomers
Outlet: Women's Health Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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02/18/04: Drug Prices Cause Diabetes to Forgo Meds, Food
Outlet: Health - Reuters
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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02/13/04: Doctors see benefits in healthcare rationing
Outlet: The Honolulu Advertiser
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel  

02/12/04: Diabetes Medications
Outlet: WBBM-TV CBS
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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02/11/04: Should sick workers go to work anyway?
Outlet: Greenville News
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02/02/04: The Cost of a Cold
Outlet: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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02/01/04: Flu, cold, not sure? Should you work or stay home?
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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General Surgery

02/19/04: Mother starts camp for children with transplants
Outlet: Macomb Daily  

02/15/04: Air of caution tapers racers' need for speed
Outlet: Bay City Times  

02/15/04: Failed tranplants cost lives while concerns mounted, part 1
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch  

02/12/04: Racial Disparity Found In Cancer Treatment
Outlet: Arca Health and Fitness
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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02/10/04: Cancer study raises racial issues
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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02/10/04: Parents Can Help Teens Say No To Pot
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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02/09/04: Racial disparity found in cancer treatment
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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02/09/04: Racial Disparity Seen in Study of Colon Cancer
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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02/01/04: Students rally round classmate
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Vicki Shieck & Lisa Opipari  

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Hematology-Oncology

02/27/04: New drug fights graft vs. host disease
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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02/27/04: Stem Cells in Tumors May Help Explain Some Cancer Mysteries
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke & Muhammad Al-Hajj
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02/25/04: Doctors worry about backlash to cancer study
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes  

02/11/04: Microchips hit the spot
Outlet: Times Online  

02/01/04: Bexxar: Birth of a Drug
Outlet: Cure Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

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Human Genetics

02/01/04: Suspicion of scientists clouds support of genetics research
Outlet: OB GYN News
Contributing Faculty: Courtney Denton  

02/01/04: Suspicion of scientists clouds support of genetics research: public opinion studies
Outlet: OB GYN News
Contributing Faculty: Elizabeth Petty  

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M-CARE

02/06/04: M-Care drops Jackson
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot  

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MCIT

02/22/04: Who's minding the store?
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jocelyn DeWitt & David Rose  

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Medical Education

02/29/04: CPR technique in flux
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: John Billi  

02/05/04: Young doctors struggle with bedside manner
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Fantone  

02/03/04: Using the Internet to teach and review anatomy and physiology
Outlet: ASHA Leader  

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M-Fit

02/19/04: U-M scholar honored for nicotine research
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Linda Thomas  

02/15/04: Low carb diets
Outlet: Herald
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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02/15/04: Low carb diets
Outlet: Herald Polladium
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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Microbiology and Immunology

02/28/04: Microbe exhibits out-of- body activity
Outlet: sciencenews.org
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/25/04: Clean off the shower scum
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/25/04: Researchers: Clean off the shower scum
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/25/04: The Microbes All Around Us
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/16/04: Anthrax can reproduce in soil without host animal
Outlet: Science - AFP
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/16/04: Anthrax can reproduce in soil without host animal
Outlet: Borneo Bulletin
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/16/04: Anthrax spores can germinate, grow and reproduce in soil
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/16/04: Hidden dangers lurking in shower
Outlet: The Irish Times
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/15/04: Anthrax can reproduce in soil without host animal
Outlet: Agence-France Presse
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/15/04: Anthrax spores contradict belief
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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02/14/04: Anthrax can thrive and reproduce in soil
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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Nephrology

02/22/04: Symposium focuses on 'partial life' technologies
Outlet: Contra Costa Times
Contributing Faculty: David Humes  

02/20/04: Symposium explores boundaries of life
Outlet: San Jose Mercury News  

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Neurology

02/25/04: Does the sleeping brain "wake up" - if only just a little - with every snore?
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/25/04: Placebo effect
Outlet: WXIN-TV
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/25/04: The tomatoes aren't bruised, they were bred to be purple
Outlet: Oregonian
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/25/04: Youngsters with Optic Nerve Damage More Likely to Have Sleep Disorders
Outlet: National Sleep Foundation
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/24/04: Studies Find Source In Brain For Placebo Effect
Outlet: Hartford Courant
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/22/04: Study: Empathy can cause real pain
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/21/04: Love Means Sharing All The Pain
Outlet: Sydney Morning Herald
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/21/04: Placebo Effect Physical, Not Mental
Outlet: Tampa Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/21/04: Some of that pain actually just in your head
Outlet: Scripps Howard
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Believe fake medicine and it will work
Outlet: Chicago Sun Times
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Brain response to placebo found
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Dr. Fink to return as neurology chairman
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Fink
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02/20/04: Dummy drug provides pain relief
Outlet: BBC World Service
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Expectation of Relief Eases Pain
Outlet: Ivanhoe's Medical Breakthroughs
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: How a drug works even when it doesn't
Outlet: The Times
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: How dummy drugs can help relieve pain
Outlet: The Herald
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: How your brain handles love and pain
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Imaging Studies Show How Brain Thinks About Pain
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Love means sharing all the pain
Outlet: Michigan Daily,smh.co.au
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: New study on the placebo effect
Outlet: CBS News Transcripts/ The Osgood File
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Optimism may help people feel better
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Pain mainly in the brain studies say
Outlet: St. Petersburg Times
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Placebo effect
Outlet: KNBC-TV (N
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Power of the placebo
Outlet: CNN.com
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Scientists See How Placebo Effect Eases Pain
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Studies Suggest the Mind Makes, Breaks Its Misery
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Study finds just believing you will feel better lessons pain
Outlet: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Study says pain relievers work - if you think they do
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/20/04: Thinking away pain works
Outlet: Western Mail
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Brain scans show pain relief of placebo
Outlet: CBS News
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Brain Scans Show Placebo Effect Is All in the Head
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Do couples truly share pain? Studies probe brain, empathy
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Empathy is a real feeling, studies find
Outlet: Lancaster New Era
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Empathy Not Just an Idea
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Expecting Pain Relief May Help
Outlet: Associated Press
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Placebo Acts on Brain to Relieve Pain
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Placebo effect
Outlet: KNBC-TV (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Placebo Power Is Real
Outlet: CBSNews.com
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Revealed: How Placebo Effect Works
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Some of that pain actually just in your head
Outlet: Scripps Howard
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/19/04: Study Says Empathy May Cause Real Pain
Outlet: ABC News
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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02/16/04: Does sleeping brain 'wake up' with every snore?
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/12/04: Sleep Apnea Disrupts Brain Waves All Night Long
Outlet: paktribune
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/12/04: Sleep Apnea Disrupts Brain Waves All Night Long
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/11/04: Sleep Apnea Disrupts Brain Waves All Night Long
Outlet: 14wfie.com
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/11/04: Sleep Apnea Disrupts Brain Waves All Night Long
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/06/04: Does the sleeping brain 'wake up' - if only just a little with every snore?
Outlet: innovations-report.com
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/06/04: Sleep apnea
Outlet: WGVU Radio
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/06/04: Sleep apnea
Outlet: Michigan Public Radio
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/05/04: Brain waves may be key to sleep apnea
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/04/04: Timing of sleep apnea questioned
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/04/04: Timing of sleep apnea questioned
Outlet: innovations-report.com
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/03/04: Brain may wake, just a little, with each snore
Outlet: Science Blog
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/03/04: Sleep apnea
Outlet: Sleep-e Times
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/03/04: Study: Sleep apnea an all-night problem
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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02/03/04: Study: Sleep apnea an all-night problem
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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Neurosurgery

02/27/04: Winning the war on stroke
Outlet: USA Today
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02/16/04: Tiny tumor fuels big appetite
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: William Chandler  

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Nursing

02/20/04: Sexual Health: Patching up low libido: Study examines testosterone in women
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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02/18/04: Low libido
Outlet: Saginaw TV
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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02/14/04: Low libido
Outlet: WTHR-TV
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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02/11/04: Low libido
Outlet: WTXF-TV
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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02/02/04: Low libido
Outlet: The Edmonton Journal
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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02/02/04: Low libido
Outlet: The Edmonton Journal
Contributing Faculty: Nancy Reame
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

02/20/04: U-M medical sector moves to Briarwood
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/20/04: U-M medical sector moves to Briarwood
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/15/04: U-M Regents to vote on Briarwood Center
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/12/04: Women's Heart Health Clinic
Outlet: WSMH-TV (FOX)  

02/09/04: Infertility treatments
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: John Randolph  

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Ophthalmology

02/11/04: Inflammation Marker Linked to Eye Deterioration
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Vine  

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Otolaryngology

02/18/04: Trading Faces
Outlet: The San Diego Union-Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Chepeha  

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Pathology

02/05/04: Bone marrow-derived stem cells active in pulmonary fibrosis
Outlet: Blood Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Sem Phan  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

02/24/04: Shots for Shortness
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Carol Foster  

02/23/04: Shots for Shortness
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Carol Foster  

02/22/04: Congenital Heart Defects: Robotic surgery for young heart patients shortens hospital stay, speeds recovery
Outlet: Heart Disease Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye  

02/22/04: Family pulls together for child born with 'special heart'
Outlet: Associated Press
Contributing Faculty: Edward Bove  

02/22/04: Kids Obesity
Outlet: WAAM - Ann Arbor
Contributing Faculty: Kathy Clark
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02/20/04: Surgery mends 'special heart'
Outlet: The Daily Oakland Press
Contributing Faculty: Edward Bove  

02/18/04: STS: Robert-assisted surgery corrects heart defects
Outlet: medicalpost.com
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye  

02/12/04: Vaccine Safety
Outlet: WKBD-TV (UPN) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed  

02/12/04: Vaccine Safety
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed  

02/08/04: Influenza
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

02/02/04: Why do people snore?
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Lynn D'Andrea  

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Pharmacology

02/05/04: Red tape keeps mom from new cancer drug
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: James Stevenson  

02/03/04: Colon cancer-Avastin
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: James Stevenson  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

02/20/04: Workers often mix alcohol with medications to battle pain
Outlet: Workplace Substance Abuse Advisor
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/16/04: Study finds many patients mix pain pills and alcohol
Outlet: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/12/04: Avoid painkiller-alcohol combo
Outlet: Medical Posting
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/10/04: Narcotics still given to heavy drinkers for pain
Outlet: Medical Post
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/06/04: Drinkers Use Pain-Killers Despite Interactions
Outlet: alcoholism.about.com
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/06/04: Heavy drinkers use narcotics to relieve back pain, despite possible interactions
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/03/04: Many drink alcohol while taking medication
Outlet: Mercury News
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/02/04: Cardiac disease factor up
Outlet: amednews.com
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/02/04: Heavy drinkers use narcotics to relieve back pain, despite possible interactions
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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02/02/04: Many back-pain sufferers mixing pain relievers, alcohol, study finds
Outlet: San Diego Union - Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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Psychiatry

02/27/04: Depression: An onslaught of SSRI antidepressants has shifted depressive illness definitions
Outlet: Drug Week
Contributing Faculty: J.M. Metzl  

02/25/04: Wayne State, UM share $200,000 grant from Prechter Fund
Outlet: michigannonprofit.com
Contributing Faculty: John Greden  

02/24/04: Universities get grants to study mental illness
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: John Greden  

02/23/04: Debunking the myth surrounding pain and the genders
Outlet: The Macomb Daily
Contributing Faculty: Jon Kar Zubieta  

02/16/04: Sometimes, the best medicine is no medicine
Outlet: The Blade
Contributing Faculty: Randolph Nesse  

02/12/04: Psychiatrist says Prozac shooter was not insane
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Phillip Margolis  

02/12/04: Sick? Sniffle and bear it
Outlet: Red Streak
Contributing Faculty: Randolph Nesse  

02/11/04: The best medicine? Sometimes it's no medicine
Outlet: Scripps Howard
Contributing Faculty: Randolph Nesse  

02/10/04: Cold Got You Miserable? Those Symptoms Might Be Healing You
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Randolph Nesse  

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Radiation Oncology

02/24/04: A Debate on Radiation in Breast Cancer
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Lori Pierce  

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Rheumatology

02/02/04: Examing Inflammation
Outlet: Physicians Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Alisa Koch  

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Survival Flight

02/02/04: Survival Flight now lifting off from Livingston County base
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Mark Lowell
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U-M Health System Administration

02/27/04: Justice Dept. requests hospital records
Outlet: Cornell Daily Sun
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02/27/04: Justice Dept. Requests Hospital Records
Outlet: Cornell Daily Sun
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02/25/04: Slow start for health plan
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Tom Biggs  

02/24/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/24/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/24/04: Mich. hospital seeks to block subpoena
Outlet: Washington Post
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02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Seeks To Block Subpoena
Outlet: Washington Post
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02/24/04: Michigan: University Fights Abortion Subpoena
Outlet: New York Times
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02/24/04: Problems of uninsured directlly affect all Americans
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

02/24/04: U-M asks judge to block U.S. request for records
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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02/24/04: U-M asks judge to block U.S. request for records
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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02/24/04: U-M moves to deny abortion files
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/24/04: U-M moves to deny abortion files
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/23/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WSMH-TV
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/23/04: Health Care Reaching Out
Outlet: Crain's Detroit Business  

02/23/04: UM Health System files motion to keep abortion files confidential
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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02/23/04: U-M Health System files motion to keep abortion files confidential
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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02/23/04: University fights abortion subpoena
Outlet: New York Times
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02/23/04: University files motion to quash federal request for abortion records
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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02/23/04: University files motion to quash federal request for abortion records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/20/04: Laurita Thomas gets new position at U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Laurita Thomas  

02/18/04: Another hospital refused to release partial-birth abortion records
Outlet: LifeNews.com
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02/18/04: Another Hospital Refuses to Release Partial Birth Abortion Records
Outlet: lifenews.com
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02/17/04: Medical Privacy
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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02/17/04: Medical privacy: Abortion politics has Ashcroft trampling more rights
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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02/17/04: No abortion records for Ashcroft
Outlet: Lenawee Connection
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02/17/04: No abortion records for Ashcroft
Outlet: The Lenawee Connection
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02/15/04: Keep abortion records out of Ashcroft's hands
Outlet: Kalamazoo Gazette
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02/13/04: Hahnemann fights U.S. over late-abortion files
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
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02/13/04: Hahnemann fights U.S. over late-abortion files
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
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02/13/04: Justice Department subpoenas 'U' doctor's records
Outlet: Michigan Daily
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02/13/04: Justice Dept. subpoenas 'U' doctor's records
Outlet: Michigan Daily
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02/13/04: Privacy lawsuit
Outlet: National Public Radio
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02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: CNN Headline News National
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: Fox News Channel National
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WRC-TV (NBC) Washington
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WDIV-TV
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WBUR-FM
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WWJ-AM (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/12/04: Abortion-rights advocates alarmed by Justice Department demand for access to medical records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Abortion-rights advocates alarmed by Justice Department demand for access to medical records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Doctors, Hospitals Challenge U.S. Subpoenas
Outlet: Washington Post
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02/12/04: Doctors, hospitals challenge U.S. subpoenas
Outlet: Washington Post
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02/12/04: DOJ Seeks Abortion Records
Outlet: CBS News
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02/12/04: Feds seek abortion records from U-M Health System, other hospitals
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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02/12/04: Feds seek U. of Michigan abortion records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Feds Seek U. of Michigan Abortion Records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Justice Department Demands Abortion Records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospitals' Records Of Some Abortions
Outlet: New York Times
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02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospitals' Records Of Some Abortions
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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02/12/04: Justice Dept. demands abortion records
Outlet: Associated Press
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02/12/04: Justice Dept. seeks hospitals' records of some abortions
Outlet: New York Times
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02/12/04: privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WBJR National Public Radio - Boston
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02/12/04: U.S. lawyers seek abortion records, stir privacy debate
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
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02/12/04: U.S. lawyers seek abortion records, stir privacy debate
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
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02/11/04: Abortion-privacy lawsuit
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/11/04: Feds seek U-M abortion files
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/11/04: Feds seek U-M abortion files
Outlet: WWMT-TV 3
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

02/11/04: UM Health System seeks female volunteers for study
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot  

02/09/04: Subpoena stopped
Outlet: Modern Heatlhcare
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02/09/04: Subpoena stopped
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
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02/09/04: Universal health care gets a nod
Outlet: The Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

02/03/04: Multiple Missions Put Teaching Hospitals at Risk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Howard Markel  

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U-M Hospital Administration

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Biloxi Sun Herald
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Kansas City Star
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: KATV, AR
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: WJLA, DC
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Wichita Eagle, KS
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: Michigan Hospital Trying to Eliminate Errors
Outlet: Fort Wayne News Sentinel
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: U-M Hospital aims to be safest in U.S.
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Maureen Thompson  

02/24/04: UM Hospital Pushing to Eliminate Medical Mistakes
Outlet: Fox2 WJBK-TV Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: U-M hospital's goal: Safest in the nation
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Maureen Thompson  

02/24/04: UM hospital's goal: Safest in the nation
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: University of Michigan Medical Center pushing to eliminate medical mistakes
Outlet: mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: University of Michigan Medical Center pushing to eliminate medical mistakes
Outlet: The Associated Press State & Local Wire
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

02/24/04: University of Michigan Medical Center pushing to elminate errors
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell & Sanjay Saint  

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U-M Medical School Administration

02/16/04: Abortion record probe defended by Ashcroft
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/13/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: FOX WJBK-TV
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: DOJ Seeks Abortion Records
Outlet: CBS News
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Feds seek abortion records from UM Health System, other hospitals
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Feds seek abortion records from university hospitals
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Government seeks abortion records from University of Michigan
Outlet: NEPA News
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Government seeks abortion records from University of Michigan
Outlet: AZ Central
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Abortion Records on Partial-Birth Abortion
Outlet: NewsMax.com
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: FOX WPGH-TV
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: CNN
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: CBS
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: Dayton Daily News, OH
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/12/04: Justice Dept. Demands Abortion Records
Outlet: WMAR (ABC2)
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/11/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/11/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: WTXF-TV (FOX)
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

02/11/04: Justice Department Seeks Hospital Abortion Records
Outlet: WDIV-TV (NBC) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson & Kallie Michels  

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Urology

02/21/04: Exploring borders of natural, artificial
Outlet: San Jose Mercury News  

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Vascular Surgery

02/24/04: Teaching Hospitals Safe for Surgery
Outlet: HealthCentral
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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02/24/04: Teaching Hospitals Safe for Surgery
Outlet: ivanhoe.com
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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02/22/04: Peripheral Arterial Disease: For leg-bypass patients, drugs can save lives and limbs
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Peter Henke
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02/17/04: ACE inhibitors and statins will help leg bypass patients
Outlet: Medical Post
Contributing Faculty: Peter Henke
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02/17/04: Surgery safer at teaching hospitals
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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02/17/04: Teaching Hospitals Safe Place for Tricky Surgeries
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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02/16/04: Teaching Hospitals Safe Place for Tricky Surgeries
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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