Media report April 2004

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Allergy & Immunology

04/18/04: Seasonal allergy
Outlet: WJBK
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Singer  

04/15/04: Seasonal allergy
Outlet: WJBK
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Singer  

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Anesthesiology

04/26/04: Local figure skaters earning their marks
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Judy Sargent & Paul Mata  

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Cardiac Surgery

04/26/04: The heart of the matter
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

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Children's Hospital

04/27/04: U-M campaign aims to replace Hospital
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

04/26/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

04/26/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

04/26/04: U-M to replace Mott Hospital
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

04/19/04: U-M skaters go for the gold
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Paul Mata & Judy Sargent
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Gastroenterology

04/05/04: Virtual Colonscopy
Outlet: Health Care Weekly Review
Contributing Faculty: Aaron Link  

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General Medicine

04/20/04: Statins and Diabetes: New advice
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Sandeep Vijan  

04/19/04: Nearly All With Type 2 Diabetes Need Statins
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Sandeep Vijan  

04/13/04: Doctor and patients alike can be befuddled in an era of options
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel  

04/05/04: Transplant centers once exaggerated degree of illness
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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04/01/04: Like son, like father
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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General Surgery

04/01/04: Colorectal Surgery
Outlet: EndoNurse Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Emina Huang  

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Geriatric Medicine

04/28/04: Program helps ward off patients' mental decline
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Alene Bomquist
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04/12/04: Ode to the Lab Mouse
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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Hematology-Oncology

04/02/04: Research on cancer stem cells
Outlet: National Public Radio/Talk of the Nation/Science F
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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M-Fit

04/20/04: Tips for Walking
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: David Waymann  

04/13/04: Diet fads - the best way to lose weight
Outlet: MI Talk Radio Network
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer  

04/01/04: Promoting heart healthy choices in restaurants
Outlet: Nutrition Research Newsletter
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald  

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Michigan Visiting Nurses

04/28/04: Visiting Nurses offer free bone scans
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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04/17/04: MVN Volunteer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Steffanie Sunday  

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Microbiology and Immunology

04/01/04: Leaving the Host Behind
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Philip C. Hanna
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04/01/04: Leaving the Host Behind
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Philip Hanna
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Nephrology

04/01/04: Bioartificial Kidney
Outlet: Fast Company
Contributing Faculty: David Humes  

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Neurology

04/09/04: Kids deprived of adequate sleep, poll says; TV, caffeine take blame
Outlet: azcentral
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin  

04/02/04: New research on the placebo effect
Outlet: Capitalnews9.com
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Casey
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04/01/04: Respironics gets FDA warning
Outlet: Sleep-e Times
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin
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Neurosurgery

04/01/04: Deep brain stimulation
Outlet: Channel 7  

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Nursing

04/04/04: Recruitment, retention efforts pay off for U-M, St. Joe's
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Carrie Dawson & Cheryl Johnson  

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Orthopedic Surgery

04/04/04: The recipe for strong knees
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Edward Wojtys  

04/01/04: Save your knees
Outlet: Cooking Light
Contributing Faculty: Edward Wojtys
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Otolaryngology

04/06/04: High-tech alternatives speed recovery from common childhood procedures
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Peter Passamani  

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Pathology

04/30/04: A Little Mouse's Long Tale
Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller
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04/26/04: A Little Mouse's Long Tale
Outlet: New Scientist,The Chronicle
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/23/04: Aging dwarf mouse, Yoda, dies at U-M lab
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/23/04: Four Years Young
Outlet: Science magazine
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/22/04: A Mouse for the Ages
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller
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04/22/04: Yoda,World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/20/04: Modified mouse lives into his 100s
Outlet: New Scientist,boston.com
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/20/04: World's oldest mouse reaches milestone birthday
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/19/04: At 4, Yoda is mouse Methuselah
Outlet: Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/19/04: Oldest-known mouse turns 4 - about 136 human years
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/19/04: World's oldest mouse reaches milestone birthday
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/17/04: Oldest Dwarf Mouse Still Has Health -- and Mojo
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/17/04: Oldest Dwarf Mouse Still Has Health and Mojo
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller
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04/17/04: Yoda,World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: New Scientist
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/15/04: Briefing: Yoda the mouse
Outlet: The Herald
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/15/04: When infection turns deadly
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ward  

04/14/04: 136 years old and still a red-hot lover
Outlet: The Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Dead mouse walking
Outlet: MegaStar
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Editorial: of mice and men and mortality's squeak
Outlet: The Nation
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Lab mouse oldest of its kind
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Michigan lab reports oldest living mouse
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Mucky mouse is aged 136
Outlet: The Sun Newspaper
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Mutant mouse at 4 is still active, vibrant
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/14/04: Oldest mouse may give clue to youth
Outlet: Daily Telegraph
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: 136 Birthday Candles Might Warm Him Up
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: 136 Birthday Candles Might Warm Him Up
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller
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04/13/04: Altered Mouse "Yoda" Turns 136 in Human Years
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Altered Mouse Turns 136 in Human Years
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Geriatric Mouse Helps Scientists Learn About Human Aging
Outlet: seniorjournal.com
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Geriatric mouse offers clues about disease risks, aging
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: In Michigan, a Milestone For a Mouse Methuselah
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Lab mouse is 136 years old in human terms
Outlet: Chicago Sun Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Mighty mouse
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Mouse hits milestone: Ripe old age of 4 years
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: World's oldest living rodent may hold anti-aging secrets
Outlet: toledoblade.com
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: World's Oldest Mouse Reaches Milestone Birthday, Helps Scientists Learn About Human Aging
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: World's oldest mouse turns 4
Outlet: The Australian
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Yoda is world's oldest mouse - at four
Outlet: Ananova
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WMUR-TV (ABC) Boston
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: CNN
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WWMT-TV 3
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/13/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WJRT-TV Flint
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Altered Mouse Turns 136 in Human Years
Outlet: abcnews.com
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Genetically modified mouse celebrates fourth birthday
Outlet: The Associated Press State & Local Wire
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Genetically modified mouse celebrates fourth birthday
Outlet: Associated Press
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Genetically modified mouse celebrates fourth birthday, human equivalent of 130 plus
Outlet: The Associated Press
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: World's oldest known mouse turns 4
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WLAJ-TV (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: KXTV-TV (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WPVI-TV (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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04/12/04: Yoda, World's Oldest Mouse
Outlet: WBBM-TV (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Richard A. Miller
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

04/19/04: National TV Week and kids viewing habits
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Richard Solomon  

04/01/04: Amazing New Treatment for Tourette's
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (ABC) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

04/01/04: History of IVF book review
Outlet: WKBD-TV (UPN) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

04/01/04: History of IVF book review
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (ABC) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

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Pharmacology

04/28/04: Be smart about vitamin D
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Simpson
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04/19/04: Polio vaccine hits landmark
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Ken Cochran  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

04/11/04: Savvy cyclists are heads-up when it comes to helmets
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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04/10/04: Do You Ride a Bicycle With or Against Traffic?
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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04/10/04: Savvy cyclists are heads-up when it comes to helmets
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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04/01/04: Diabetic Insole
Outlet: Family Circle
Contributing Faculty: Ammantha Peethambaran
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04/01/04: Insoles Prevent Foot Infections
Outlet: Family Circle
Contributing Faculty: Martin Stevens & Anamauater Peethambaran
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Psychiatry

04/16/04: Drug abuse might follow preschool sleep disorder
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Kirk Brower  

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Radiology

04/26/04: A powerful picture: Two new MRI scanners
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Suresh Mukherji
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04/23/04: University Hospital to get 2 new MRIs
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Suresh Mukherji
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Trauma Burn

04/30/04: Are Your Child's Pajamas Flame Resistant?
Outlet: ClickonDetroit
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri & Karla Ahrns
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04/30/04: Trauma Burn Sleepwear Safety Study
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (ABC) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri & Karla Ahrns
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04/30/04: Trauma Burn Sleepwear Safety Study
Outlet: WDIV-Channel 4
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri & Karla Ahrns
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04/19/04: Burn Center launches anti-scald campaign
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri
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04/12/04: Anti-scald campaign
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri
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U-M Health System Administration

04/26/04: Transplant Center one of the best in nation
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Jeffery Punch
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04/23/04: 25 Michigan hospitals join organ donation push
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Jeffery Punch
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04/23/04: Hospitals Campaign for Organ Donations
Outlet: Associated Press
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: Hospitals Campaign for Organ Donations
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: Hospitals Campaign for Organ Donations
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: Hospitals Campaign for Organ Donations
Outlet: ABC 53 News Express
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: U-M hospital lauded on organ donation
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: U-M Transplant program honored
Outlet: WLNX-TV (CBS) Lansing/Jackson, MI
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: U-M Transplant program honored
Outlet: WOOD-TV (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: U-M Transplant program honored
Outlet: WJBK-TV (FOX) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch
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04/23/04: U-M Transplant program honored
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Jeffery Punch
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U-M Hospital Administration

04/08/04: People on the move
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Anthony Denton  

04/05/04: Denton named chief operating officer
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Anthony Denton  

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Urology

04/21/04: Black men less likely to be treated for aggressive prostate cancer
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/21/04: Men with family history of prostate cancer accurately predict higher risk
Outlet: Biotech Week
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/15/04: Prostate Cancer Risk
Outlet: WOFL-TV
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/13/04: Men Take Note of Prostate Cancer in Family
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/12/04: Prostate Cancer Risk
Outlet: KCSN
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/08/04: Fewer Blacks, Latino Treated for Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/08/04: Men at Risk
Outlet: ivanhoe.com
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/08/04: Prostate cancer and race
Outlet: Reuter's Health
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/05/04: Are Black men Being Shortchanged?
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/05/04: Family History May Tell Prostate Cancer Risk
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/03/04: Black Men Less Likely to Be Treated for Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/02/04: Black Men Less Likely to Be Treated for Prostate Cancer
Outlet: drkoop.com
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/02/04: Black Men Less Likey to Be Treated for Prostate Cancer
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood & John Wei
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04/02/04: Prostate Cancer Risk
Outlet: Urology News
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/01/04: Men with family history accurately predict higher risk
Outlet: cancerfacts.com
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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04/01/04: Most men know true prostate cancer risk
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Beebe-Dimmer & David Wood
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Allergy & Immunology
Anesthesiology
Cardiac Surgery
Children's Hospital
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Geriatric Medicine
Hematology-Oncology
M-Fit
Michigan Visiting Nurses
Microbiology and Immunology
Nephrology
Neurology
Neurosurgery
Nursing
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Pharmacology
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Radiology
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
Urology