Media report March 2006

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Allergy & Immunology

03/01/06: Nanomedicine
Outlet: Technology Review
Contributing Faculty: James Baker
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

03/30/06: Health briefs: Back on the right beat
Outlet: Lansing State Journal
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/22/06: Heart test gets Medicare reimbursement OK
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/22/06: Medicare Says It Will Cover Test For Heart Device
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/20/06: B vitamins fail to help heart
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/20/06: Con tratamiento de por vida se evita la hipertensin
Outlet: El Tiempo de Venezuela
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/16/06: Drug may help fight high blood pressure
Outlet: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/16/06: Postponing High Blood Pressure
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Blood pressure study favors early action (Briefing)
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Costly Heart Test Could Save Medicare Money
Outlet: Discovery Health
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/15/06: Costly Heart Test Could Save Medicare Money
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/15/06: Costly Heart Test Could Save Medicare Money
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/15/06: Drug may help fight high blood pressure
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Drug may postpone high blood pressure
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Drug Slows Onset of Hypertension
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Drugs may delay high blood pressure
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Drugs may delay high blood pressure in some
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Drugs Might Delay Hypertension
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/15/06: Early Blood Pressure Treatment May Postpone Hypertension
Outlet: All Headlinenews
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Blood Pressure Drugs Keep Hypertension in Check
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Droga no evita surgimiento de problemas de hipertensin
Outlet: La Voz - Arizona Central
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Droga no evita surgimiento de problemas de hipertensin
Outlet: La Estrella
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Droga no evita surgimiento de problemas de hipertensin
Outlet: Univisin
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Droga no evita surgimiento de problemas de hipertensin.
Outlet: El Reloj
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Drug May Delay High Blood Pressure in Some
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Drug May Delay High Blood Pressure in Some
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Drug May Delay High Blood Pressure in Some
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Drug May Delay Hypertension
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Drugs Might Delay Hypertension
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Medical devices wasted, U-M says
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan
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03/14/06: Medicamentos para la presin sangunea mantienen la hipertensin bajo control
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: New Drug Delays High Blood Pressure
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Puede cambiar la historia de la hipertensin
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Researchers: Drug delays, doesn't prevent, hypertension
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/14/06: Study suggests early blood pressure therapy helps
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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03/13/06: Back on the Right Beat
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/09/06: Briefing: Back on the right beat
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/06/06: Should heart attack care be like trauma care?
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Brahmajee Nallamothu & Eric Bates
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03/06/06: Study: Should ambulances go an extra mile?
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Brahmajee Nallamothu & Eric Bates
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03/02/06: Ablacin con catter por radiofrecuencia para la fibrilacin auricular
Outlet: Doyma
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/02/06: Circumferential Pulmonary-Vein Ablation for Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
Outlet: New England Journal of Medicine
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/02/06: Heat can fix heartbeat
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/02/06: Lasting Relief for Irregular Heartbeat Patients
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/02/06: New Hope For Heart Disorder Patients
Outlet: All Headline News
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/02/06: Researchers say irregular heartbeat treatment effective
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/01/06: Procedure can correct irregular heartbeat, U-M study finds
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/01/06: Pulmonary-vein ablation restores sinus rhythm in chronic atrial fibrillation
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/01/06: Radiowave Technique Steadies Abnormal Heartbeats
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/01/06: Radiowave Technique Steadies Abnormal Heartbeats
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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03/01/06: Radiowave Technique Steadies Abnormal Heartbeats
Outlet: Health Scout
Contributing Faculty: Hakan Oral & Fred Morady
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Children's Hospital

03/27/06: U-M students endure 30-hour dance for hospitals
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

03/21/06: Operation Smile transforms Kenya girl's life forever
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Terri Klimek
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03/20/06: A top 10 for eco-friendly hospitals
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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03/09/06: Ped Med: Sweets no treat for kids' health
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)  

03/09/06: Ped Med: Sweets no treat for kids' health
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

03/06/06: Eco-friendly care for patients, Earth
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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Dermatology

03/29/06: Descubren variacin gentica que ocasiona inflamacin en la piel
Outlet: El Universal (Mxico)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/24/06: Caf para la salud
Outlet: Primera Hora -
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/24/06: Genetic determinant of psoriasis found
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Rajan Nair  

03/22/06: Genetic determinant of psoriasis found
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/22/06: Scientists Spot Psoriasis Gene
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/22/06: Scientists Spot Psoriasis Gene
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/18/06: Scientists Identify Major Psoriasis Susceptibility Gene
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/17/06: Descubren en Michigan una variacin gentica que predispone a la ...
Outlet: El Universal (Venezuela)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/17/06: Gene May Help Solve Psoriasis Mystery
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/17/06: Predispone variacin gentica la psoriasis
Outlet: El Imparcial.com
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/17/06: Se identifica un gen que predispone a padecer psoriasis a la ...
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/16/06: Cientficos estadounidenses identifican un gen relacionado con el ..
Outlet: AGMnews
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/16/06: Estudios revelan que variacin gentica predispone a la psoriasis el ..
Outlet: Venevisin
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/16/06: Identificada una variante gentica implicada en la psoriasis
Outlet: Doyma
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: A causa de un gen
Outlet: Diario de Cuyo (Argentina)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: Cientficos de la Universidad de Michigan identifican un gen que ...
Outlet: Terra Espaa
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: Descubren variacin gentica que predispone a la psoriasis
Outlet: El Universal (Venezuela)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: EEUU.- Cientficos de la Universidad de EEUU.- Cientficos de la Universidad de Michigan identifican un gen que predispone a padecer psoriasis
Outlet: Europa Press
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: EEUU.- Cientficos de la Universidad de Michigan identifican un ...
Outlet: Hispanidad (Spain)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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03/15/06: Variacin gentica comn en gen del sistema inmunolgico hace mucho ms probable desarrollo de psoriasis
Outlet: El Observador (Venezuela)
Contributing Faculty: James Elder
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Emergency Medicine

03/29/06: Risk of death and rape both go up when women drink too much
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zink  

03/27/06: Study shows flaws in TV news health stories
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/21/06: TV health news comes up short
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/14/06: Patterns: Health Experts Criticize TV's Medical Coverage
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/12/06: TV taken to task on health news
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: En EEUU hacen falta ms periodistas especializados en salud
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: Local News Health Reporting: Condition Critical
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: Problematic Health Stories on Local TV Newscasts
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: Televisin EEUU informa mucho sobre salud, pero mal, dice estudio
Outlet: La Raza
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: TV covers health, not always well
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: TV News Offers Fuzzy Picture on Health
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/09/06: Un estudio acusa a la televisin estadounidense de informar mucho sobre salud pero de hacerlo mal
Outlet: elmundo.es
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/08/06: Bad news for your health
Outlet: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/08/06: La "tele" est equivocada
Outlet: Al Da (Costa Rica)
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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03/08/06: TV News Offers Fuzzy Picture on Health
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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Family Medicine

03/31/06: Ginger to Benefit Health
Outlet: Click on Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Suzanna Zick
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03/20/06: Univ. of Mich, Henry Ford try online doctor consults
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Grant Greenberg  

03/20/06: Visit the doctor - online
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Grant Greenberg  

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Gastroenterology

03/31/06: Nexium Reduces Stomach Ulcers in High-Risk Patients
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: James Scheiman
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03/30/06: Treatment Reduces Gastric Ulcers in at-Risk Patients Using Long-Term NSAIDS
Outlet: docguide.com
Contributing Faculty: James M. Scheiman  

03/23/06: Nexium as NSAIDs new best friend?
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: James Scheiman  

03/14/06: Colonoscopy deemed best for colon cancer check
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Kim Turgeon
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03/14/06: Colonoscopy deemed best for colon cancer check
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Kim Turgeon
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03/07/06: Colon Cancer Screening Is Essential For
Outlet: allheadlinenew.com
Contributing Faculty: Kim Turgeon
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03/06/06: Acetaminophen acute liver-failure culprit
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Fontana
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General Medicine

03/21/06: Mayor riesgo de infeccin en mujeres y mayor riesgo de muerte tras un bypass
Outlet: Intramed.net
Contributing Faculty: Mary Rogers & Sanjay Saint
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03/18/06: Blue Cross HMO to test savings
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

03/08/06: Infections Increase Women's Heart Surgery Death Risk
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Mary Rogers & Sanjay Saint
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03/05/06: Las mujeres en comparacin con los hombres son ms propensas a fallecer durante la hospitalizacin que sigue a la operacin tras un bypass
Outlet: Azpresna.com
Contributing Faculty: Mary Rogers & Sanjay Saint
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03/01/06: Women Overestimate Breast Cancer Risk
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel & Angela Fagerlin
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03/01/06: Women's High Heart-Surgery Death Linked To Infections
Outlet: All Headline News
Contributing Faculty: Mary Rogers & Sanjay Saint
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03/01/06: Women's Increased Mortality After CABG Linked to Higher Rates of Infection
Outlet: Medscape
Contributing Faculty: Mary Rogers & Sanjay Saint
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General Surgery

03/22/06: Black women more likely to die from breast cancer
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

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Geriatric Medicine

03/28/06: Scientists at odds over longevity
Outlet: BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller  

03/15/06: Happy 150th birthday: a new era looms for old age
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller  

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Hematology-Oncology

03/28/06: BREAST CANCER: Black women likelier to die, study reveals
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/21/06: Black Women More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/21/06: Black Women More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer
Outlet: Discovery Health
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/21/06: Breast cancer deaths higher among blacks
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/20/06: Breast cancer deaths higher among black woman: study
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman
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03/20/06: Breast cancer deaths higher among black woman: study
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/20/06: Breast cancer deaths higher among black woman: study
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/20/06: Breast cancer deaths higher among black women: study
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Newman  

03/07/06: Dana Reeve dies of lung cancer
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Kalemkerian  

03/03/06: People on the move
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Moshe Talpaz
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Human Genetics

03/25/06: Center to unite genetic studies
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sally Camper  

03/25/06: Center to unite genetic studies
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allen S. Lichter & Sally Camper
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Internal Medicine

03/31/06: Delaying Surgery for Bladder Cancer Costly
Outlet: Health Day  

03/31/06: Genetic Screen Misses Mutations in Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber  

03/28/06: Confusion surrounds B12 deficiency
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel & Jeffrey Halter
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03/23/06: Continued federal support necessary in finding cure for cancer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

03/16/06: Who Is at Greatest Risk for Receiving Poor-Quality Health Care?
Outlet: New England Journal of Medicine
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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03/15/06: Studies Conflict on Effect of Obesity on CHF Mortality
Outlet: Medscape
Contributing Faculty: Andrey Wu  

03/09/06: Entecavir versus Lamivudine for Patients with HBeAg-Negative Chronic Hepatitis B
Outlet: New England Journal of Medicine
Contributing Faculty: Anna Lok  

03/09/06: Pay Method Said to Sway Drug Choices of Oncologists
Outlet: New York Times  

03/08/06: Different tests for different folks
Outlet: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Weiss  

03/08/06: LUNG CANCER'S MYSTERIES: Death puts baffling disease in spotligh
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Kalemkerian  

03/08/06: The Longevity Dividend
Outlet: The Scientist, UK
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller  

03/03/06: Medicare Says It Will Pay, but Patients Say 'No Thanks'
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Fernando Martinez  

03/01/06: Young hearts
Outlet: ScienCentral News
Contributing Faculty: Sharlene Day & Joseph Metzger  

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Microbiology and Immunology

03/24/06: Probiotic microbes could be a key to good health
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/24/06: Probiotics
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/21/06: How do antibiotics kill bacterial cells but not human cells?
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Harry Mobley  

03/20/06: Probiotic microbes could be a key to good health
Outlet: Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/13/06: Up Close and Edible: Yogurt
Outlet: Newsweek Web site
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Good Bacteria Helps Maintain Health
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Investigadores estadounidenses descubren la importancia de ...
Outlet: Consumer
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Los microbios probiticos estimulan el sistema digestivo y ...
Outlet: Terra Espaa
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Los microbios probiticos estimulan el sistema digestivo y ...
Outlet: Diario Siglo XXI
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Los microbios probiticos estimulan el sistema digestivo y ...
Outlet: AGMnews
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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03/06/06: Probiotics may help prevent obesity
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

03/22/06: Backers, detractors air stem cell views
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

03/22/06: Families have a lot riding on stem cell debate
Outlet: Booth Newspapers
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

03/22/06: Lawmakers consider stem cell research testimony
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

03/22/06: Talk, Study, Cure
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

03/17/06: Stem cell research bill prompts ethics debate
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

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Neurology

03/30/06: Study links diabetes to Alzheimers
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

03/26/06: Bringing discoveries home to patients
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman  

03/26/06: SUSAN AGER: I was a middle-aged guinea pig
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman
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03/13/06: There's evidence: Diabetics should cut sweets now
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman
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03/11/06: Diabetics Who Control Blood Sugar Today Are More Likely To Have Healthy Feet And Nerves Tomorrow
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman
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03/09/06: Managing blood sugar vital for diabetics
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman  

03/07/06: Researchers Get To The Bottom Of RLS Sleeping Disorder
Outlet: allheadlinenews.com
Contributing Faculty: Raman Malhotra
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03/06/06: Study says restless leg syndrome is common
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Raman Malhotra
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

03/26/06: Pregnant women fight depression
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Marcus
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03/22/06: Silence Masks Prevalence of Fecal Incontinence
Outlet: JAMA
Contributing Faculty: Dee Fenner
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03/22/06: Silence Masks Prevalence of Fecal Incontinence
Outlet: Journal of American Medical Association
Contributing Faculty: Dee Fenner
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03/07/06: Exercise is key to a healthier pregnancy
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Deborah Berman  

03/07/06: Exercise is the key to a healthier pregnancy
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Deborah Berman  

03/06/06: Women health registry opens
Outlet: kentucky.com
Contributing Faculty: Emma Grabinski
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03/06/06: Women's health registry opens - State Data Wanted for Better Health Studies
Outlet: Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky
Contributing Faculty: Emma Grabinski  

03/01/06: Health Heroines
Outlet: Reader's Digest
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

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Orthopedic Surgery

03/10/06: Orthopedic surgeons can tap IT, too: study
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: J. Sybil Biermann
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Otolaryngology

03/13/06: Chemotherapy 'Primer' May Help Larynx Cancer Patients Save Voice
Outlet: American Cancer Society
Contributing Faculty: Susan Urba & Gregory Wolf
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03/09/06: Procedure Spares Hearing After Acoustic Neuroma
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: H. Alexander Arts
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Pathology

03/23/06: Careers in Cancer Research: Seeking Out the Source
Outlet: Sciencecareers.org
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

03/25/06: Flu shots could save 6,500 elderly a year
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Matt Davis
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03/21/06: Ricky's medical history faked, doctor says
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Pomeranz  

03/19/06: Sperm Donor Siblings Find Family Ties
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Niedner  

03/17/06: It costs a lot to stand taller
Outlet: Macleans, Canada
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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03/13/06: Gain an inch, pay a bundle
Outlet: Kansas City
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee  

03/12/06: For shortest children, height comes at a very steep price
Outlet: Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee  

03/08/06: Nation/World - Kids' growth hormones fuel debate
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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03/06/06: Cost of growth hormone therapy studied
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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03/06/06: VITAL EVIDENCE
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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03/01/06: Colic Confusion
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: John Frohna  

03/01/06: Obese kids are twice as likely to have diabetes
Outlet: Macleans, Canada
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

03/01/06: If you're one of the two million Americans who experience pain and tingling in the hands
Outlet: First Light Health
Contributing Faculty: Robert A. Werner
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03/01/06: If you're one of the two million Americans who experience pain and tingling in the hands,
Outlet: First Light Health
Contributing Faculty: Robert Werner
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Psychiatry

03/31/06: A SIMILAR ORDEAL: Photojournalist can empathize
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Israel Liberzon  

03/27/06: Vibrating Alert Halts Compulsive Hair Pulling: Presented at ADAA
Outlet: DG News
Contributing Faculty: Joseph A. Himle  

03/22/06: Depression on college campuses conference addresses crisis planning
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: John Greden
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03/21/06: Fear of flying can cripple workers
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Jim Abelson  

03/13/06: Conquering heroes
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Riba
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03/13/06: Pregnancy and depression studied
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Marcus  

03/12/06: Can pregnant women shake off depression?
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Sheila M. Marcus
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03/05/06: Gum Boy blows it with prank
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Kees  

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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

03/21/06: asthma/obesity in myDNA.com
Outlet: mydna.com
Contributing Faculty: Marc Peters-Golden
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03/10/06: Higher body weight may curb response to steroid puff
Outlet: Reuters Health
Contributing Faculty: Marc Peters-Golden
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03/08/06: Sepsis Survivor
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot
Contributing Faculty: Ted Standiford  

03/06/06: Do Heavier Asthma Patients Need Different Meds?
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Marc Peters-Golden
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03/06/06: Weight May Influence Asthma Care
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Marc Peters-Golden
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Radiation Oncology

03/17/06: Hope for Liver Cancer
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Ted Lawrence  

03/15/06: Likelihood of Cancer's Return Could Be Seen in PSA Nadir
Outlet: Cancerpage.com
Contributing Faculty: Michael Ray  

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Radiology

03/30/06: System Keeps Scan Results From Going Astray
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Charles Marn
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Rheumatology

03/05/06: Acupressure and Sleepiness
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Richard E. Harris
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03/05/06: Secrets to energy
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

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Surgery

03/14/06: Jaw pain caused by TMJ can be eased
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: George Upton  

03/08/06: Health notes Need for Reconstruction
Outlet: Grand Rapids Press
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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03/07/06: U-M heart transplant team trains to use artificial heart
Outlet: Arizona Star
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagini  

03/06/06: Ranked 18th on U.S. News Best Heart Hospitals, U of M to become 12th Center Certified to Implant CardioWest(TM) temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t)
Outlet: home.businesswire.com
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagini  

03/01/06: 'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Saman Arbabi  

03/01/06: 'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Saman Arbabi  

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U-M Health System Administration

03/31/06: Police scientist asked about T-shirt
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Ann Gordon  

03/24/06: Prominent TV news doctor puts own name on pre-fab reports
Outlet: San Francisco Sentinel
Contributing Faculty: Kara Gavin  

03/20/06: Need a doctor? Visit online
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Grant Greenberg  

03/20/06: Technology Review Identifies Emerging Technologies That Will Make a Difference
Outlet: Business Wire
Contributing Faculty: James Baker  

03/20/06: UM, Ford health systems testing online doctor consultations (Grant Greenberg, Briarwood Family Medicine)
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Grant Greenberg  

03/16/06: Some Life-Saving Drugs Wreak Havoc With the Ears
Outlet: Newhouse News Service
Contributing Faculty: Jaynee A. Handelman  

03/06/06: Telemedicine saving money, improving home care
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Rashid Bashshur  

03/05/06: A lean philosophy
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jean Shlafer & Jack Billi  

03/03/06: Special health courts could heal state's liability
Outlet: Detroit News  

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U-M Medical School Administration

03/20/06: Med students' blog
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dan Remick
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03/15/06: Biomed research to get a center
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allen S. Lichter & Gilbert S. Omenn,
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03/15/06: Briefing: U-M medical class open to community
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

03/07/06: Muslims, Jews pick private education
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Maya Hammoud  

03/05/06: Healthy skepticism: Auto workers, health care professionals concerned by changes in industry
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong & Mark Fendrick  

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Urology

03/27/06: Bladder cancer surgery delay cuts survival
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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03/03/06: 2006 Prostate Cancer Symposium - Session On The Treatment Of Unfavorable Risk Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: James Montie  

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