Media report March 2004

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03/01/04: Cleaning Med Cab.
Outlet: WB TV
Contributing Faculty: Art Poremba
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03/01/04: Cuane Med Cab.
Outlet: WB TV
Contributing Faculty: Art Poremba
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Allergy & Immunology

03/26/04: Smart Drugs for Punching Out Disease
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

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Cardiac Surgery

03/01/04: Screening "crucial" to surviving AAA - researcher claims
Outlet: Espicom Business Intelligence
Contributing Faculty: Gil Upchurch
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

03/29/04: U-M Cardiology Surgery Teams Trade Scrubs for Skates
Outlet: Health Care Weekly Review
Contributing Faculty: Frank Pagani
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03/10/04: HHeart attack patients are discharged without evidenced-based, ...
Outlet: News-Medical.net, World 6/17/04
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Cecelia Montoye
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03/09/04: Irregular heartbeat cure
Outlet: Family Circle
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral
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03/03/04: Study finds Lipitor has more merit than others
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee  

03/01/04: Cocktail good for the heart
Outlet: Chicago Daily Herald
Contributing Faculty: Debabrata Mukherjee
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Children's Hospital

03/21/04: The Smallest Miracle
Outlet: The Jackson Citizen Patriot
Contributing Faculty: Steven Donn  

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Emergency Medicine

03/02/04: Summer camp health
Outlet: WWJ - Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Edward Walton  

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

03/17/04: ABC News Osteoporosis
Outlet: ABC
Contributing Faculty: Bob Lash  

03/02/04: U-M gets CDC grant for diabetes research
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

03/01/04: CDC funds diabetes research
Outlet: United Press International  

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Family Medicine

03/01/04: State Congress Campaign
Outlet: Ann Arbor Observer
Contributing Faculty: Philip Zazove  

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General Medicine

03/15/04: Noncompliance With RX Regimens Costly in Long Run
Outlet: Chain Drug Review
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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03/12/04: County health care changing, growing
Outlet: The Livingston Community News
Contributing Faculty: John Piette
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03/10/04: Heart Transplant Centers "Gamed" Waiting System
Outlet: Medscape News
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/09/04: Heart transplant 'gaming' alleged
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/09/04: Study Shows 'Gaming' In Heart Transplant System
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/09/04: Study Shows 'Gaming' In Heart Transplant System
Outlet: Scienceblog.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/09/04: Transplant organ 'gaming' alleged
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/08/04: Heart transplant gaming
Outlet: Medscape News
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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03/08/04: Study Shows 'Gaming' In Heart Transplant System
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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General Surgery

03/03/04: Race may be a factor in treatment of cancer patients
Outlet: Biotech Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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Hematology-Oncology

03/20/04: The Bad Seed - Rare stem cells appear to drive cancers
Outlet: Science News
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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03/10/04: Gene Expression Tests Foretell Breast Cancer's Future
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes  

03/03/04: New Drug Fights Graft vs. Host Disease
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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03/02/04: Drugs limit deadly side effects of stem cell transplant
Outlet: cancerfacts.com
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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03/01/04: Drugs Block Transplant Complication
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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03/01/04: Drugs Block Transplant Complication
Outlet: WTOP Radio Network
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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03/01/04: Drugs block transplant complications
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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03/01/04: Drugs limit deadly side effects of graft-versus-host disease
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: James Ferrara
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Human Genetics

03/05/04: Tacket had role in national progeria research
Outlet: Bay City Times
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Glover  

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Internal Medicine

03/10/04: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma activation inhibits NSCLC
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Venkateshwar Keshamouni  

03/10/04: Scientist tackle human blood plasma proteome
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Omenn
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Medical Education

03/09/04: UCLA sued over sale of donated bodies: Hundreds of cadavers cut up and sold, allegedly with university's approval
Outlet: National Post
Contributing Faculty: William Burkel  

03/08/04: Profits drive illegal trade in human body parts
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mary Beth Reilly  

03/01/04: Chest Compressions, Without Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation, Advised for Most Assisting Bystanders
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: John Billi  

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M-Fit

03/29/04: Shops dread tobacco tax hike
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Linda Thomas  

03/17/04: Don't remove carbs from your children's diet
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald  

03/17/04: For heavy drinkers on St. Patrick's Day, green haze will linger
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Teresa Herzog-Mourad
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Microbiology and Immunology

03/14/04: The genetics of 'super-bacteria'
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Don Clewell  

03/14/04: The genetics of 'super-bacteria'
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Don Clewell  

03/10/04: B. anthracisspores can germinate, grow and reproduce in soil
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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03/08/04: B. anthracisspores can germinate, grow and reproduce in soil
Outlet: Bioterrorism Week
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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Nephrology

03/01/04: Rebounding From Kidney Disease
Outlet: Health and You
Contributing Faculty: Lawrence Holzman  

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Neurology

03/26/04: Placebo effect
Outlet: WOOD - Grand Rapids
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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03/19/04: Pain Medicine: Placebo effect found in brain scans
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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03/01/04: People
Outlet: Health Care Weekly Review
Contributing Faculty: David Fink
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03/01/04: Picturing The Placebo Effect
Outlet: TIME
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

03/01/04: Expanded reproduction perinatal centers to improve patient service
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: John Randolph & Kathleen Hanton-Lundberg
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03/01/04: U-M to Expand Reproduction, Perinatal Centers
Outlet: Health Care Weekly Review
Contributing Faculty: John Randolph & Kathleen Hanton-Lundberg
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Orthopedic Surgery

03/02/04: Teens' use of steroids and supplements alarms experts
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Edward Wojtys  

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Otolaryngology

03/22/04: UMHS earns child hearing award
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Breena Scharrer  

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Pathology

03/01/04: Why are blood transfusions not rejected, as can happen with organ?
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Robertson Davenport  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

03/23/04: ADHD
Outlet: WUOM
Contributing Faculty: Rick Solomon  

03/08/04: Raising Awareness: Grant to fight alcohol syndrome
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Gahagan  

03/07/04: Universal shots one way to combat annual killer
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Janet Gilsdorf  

03/03/04: Could your child have Fragile X?
Outlet: WDIV-Channel 4
Contributing Faculty: Katy Keegan  

03/03/04: Little-known Fragile X syndrome plays a major role in mental impairments
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Katy Keegan  

03/01/04: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Outlet: shelbystar.com
Contributing Faculty: Edward Bove  

03/01/04: Robot-Assisted Surgery
Outlet: Physicians Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye  

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Psychiatry

03/21/04: New Clues To Women Veiled In Black
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema  

03/20/04: They take on stress to relieve others of it
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Janet Allen & Ellen Hadaway  

03/16/04: New Clues To Women Veiled In Black
Outlet: The New York Times-National Edition
Contributing Faculty: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema  

03/01/04: Reminyl for Alzheimer's
Outlet: El Tejano Hispanic Community Monthly Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Aronson  

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Radiology

03/07/04: Mammography: Stereomammography may be able to distinguish overlapping tissue from masses
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: H. P. Chan  

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Survival Flight

03/25/04: University of Michigan Health System Survival Flight: Air Medical Transport Nursing
Outlet: HealthCareersUSA.com
Contributing Faculty: Kris Nelson  

03/19/04: Survival Flight Team
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Denise Landis
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03/10/04: Copter boosts U-M's presense
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Lowell
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Trauma Burn

03/02/04: Iraqi burn patient
Outlet: PBS-TV national  

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U-M Health System Administration

03/29/04: Four UMHS sites honored with Governor's Award of Excellence
Outlet: University Record  

03/29/04: Minority All-Stars
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Larry Warren  

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U-M Hospital Administration

03/31/04: Denton appointed new COO for UMHHC
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Anthony Denton  

03/31/04: U-M hospitals names new COO
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Anthony Denton  

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Urology

03/31/04: Cancer Treatment Racially Disparate
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/30/04: Prostate cancer and race
Outlet: KCSN
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/30/04: Racial disparity found in prostate treatment
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: ClickOnDetroit.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WMUR Channel
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Boston Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WRAL.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WXii12.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC5i.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KMGH, CO
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Bakersfield Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC 4.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KFOXtv.com, TX
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KRCA-TV, CA
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WSOCtv.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Kansas City Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WFtv.com, FL
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC30.com, CT
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Click10.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Milwaukee Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WHIOtv.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC4.TV, CA
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WDIV, MI
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Hawaii Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: New Orleans Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC 11.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Iowa Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NewsNet5.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Local6.com. FL
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WSBtv.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC 10.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC5.com, IL
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: FoxReno.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: News4Jax.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: The New Mexico Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Turn to 10.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WISC, WI
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WNBC, NY
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WPXI.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Carolina Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: ClickonSA.com, TX
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KIROtv.com, WA
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Champlain Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WESH.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Omaha Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: HomeTown channel.com. AR
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WBAL Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WTOV9.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Jackson Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Click 2 Houston.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Louisville Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC4 Columbus.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KSBW Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC 17.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: NBC Sandiego.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: Channel Oklahoma.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WGAL Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WJACtv.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: KTVU.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: INDYchannel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: WPBF Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/29/04: Black Prostate Patients Get Less Treatment
Outlet: SanDiego Channel.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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03/16/04: Be wary of Web advice
Outlet: The Tennessean
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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03/16/04: Be wary of Web advice
Outlet: The Tennessean
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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03/10/04: Should men get yearly physicals or not and why
Outlet: Cosmopolitan
Contributing Faculty: David Wood  

03/02/04: Wise patients - savvy surfers
Outlet: lsj.com
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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03/01/04: Online health sites offer pros, pitfalls
Outlet: cgi.newsweaver.net
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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Vascular Surgery

03/15/04: Teaching Hospitals & GI Surgeries
Outlet: Physicians Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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03/08/04: Surgery safer at teaching hospitals
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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03/07/04: Quality Assurance: Death rates for certain complex surgeries lower at teaching hospitals
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert Upchurch
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Allergy & Immunology
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Human Genetics
Internal Medicine
Medical Education
M-Fit
Microbiology and Immunology
Nephrology
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Psychiatry
Radiology
Survival Flight
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
Urology
Vascular Surgery