Media report April 2005

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Anesthesiology

04/27/05: Testing: Consent Forms in Plain English
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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04/26/05: Consent Forms
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait  

04/26/05: Consent Forms Often Tough to Understand
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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04/26/05: Testing: Consent Forms in Plain English
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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04/26/05: Testing: Consent Forms in Plain English
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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04/25/05: Consent Forms Often Tough to Understand
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

04/19/05: Heart Failure Drug May Raise Death Risk
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Keith Aaronson
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04/19/05: Heart Failure Drug May Raise Death Risk
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Keith Aaronson
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04/04/05: Patient receives blood pressure implant
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Alan Weder  

04/04/05: Patient receives blood pressure implant
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Alan Weder  

04/04/05: Work force study tackles specialty vs. primary care
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle  

04/01/05: Patient Receives Blood Pressure Implant
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Alan Weder  

04/01/05: Patient Receives Blood Pressure Implant
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Alan Weder  

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Children's Hospital

04/26/05: Around the nation: Bite-sized hospital and health industry news
Outlet: Advisory.com
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04/25/05: U-M to build $498-million medical complex
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/25/05: UM to build $498-million medical complex
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/23/05: U-M OKs $498 million project for children's, women's hospitals
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/22/05: Children's hospital time-consuming and complicated
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WDET-FM (Detroit Public Radio)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WLAJ-TV Ch 53 (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: U-M OKs $498 million project for children's, women's hospital
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/22/05: U-M OKs $498 million project for children's, women's hospitals
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/22/05: U-M OKs $498 million project for children's, women's hospitals
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/22/05: U-M to build $498 million project for children's women hospitals
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/22/05: U-M to build $498-million medical complex
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/21/05: $498 million tag for Mott
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/21/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/21/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/21/05: New Mott & Women's Hospital
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/21/05: U-M OKs $498 million project for children's, women's hospitals
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/21/05: UM regents OK $498M hospital for women and children
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Patricia Warner
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04/21/05: U-M regents OK $498M hospital for women and children
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/18/05: Wings skate for charity, not playoffs (Mott Children's Hospital)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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04/14/05: Hospital cause is right up Muckalt's alley
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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04/12/05: A record grant for Mott hospital
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner
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04/11/05: Carls Foundation Grant
Outlet: Metro Parent
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04/08/05: A record grant for Mott hospital
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner
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04/08/05: A record grant for Mott hospital
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner
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04/08/05: A record grant for Mott hospital
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner
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04/08/05: A record grant for Mott hospital
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner
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04/08/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch  

04/08/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: WAAM-AM
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner  

04/08/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: WOOD-TV
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner  

04/08/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: Channel 2, 4 and 7 Detroit Television Stations
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner  

04/05/05: Hockey players to hit the ice at Yost
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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04/01/05: Mott Family Network
Outlet: Children's hospital Today
Contributing Faculty: Be Kryza  

04/01/05: Pro hockey players to hit the ice at Yost
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Family Medicine

04/25/05: U-M's food pyramid takes steps toward preventing disease
Outlet: Macomb Daily
Contributing Faculty: Monica Myklebust & Jenna Wunder
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04/14/05: Future of Health
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Tom Schwenk  

04/01/05: Middle aged? Activity can lengthen life
Outlet: USA Weekend
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson  

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General Medicine

04/18/05: ACE Inhibitors and ARBs Underutilized in Older Diabetics
Outlet: Reuters Health
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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04/18/05: Half of Older Diabetics Go Without Key Heart Drugs
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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04/13/05: Hospitalists: The next generation
Outlet: ama.assn.org
Contributing Faculty: Scott Flanders
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04/11/05: Money Can Buy Happiness When Ill
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel & Dylan Smith
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04/11/05: Pulling Bextra Unlikely to Spark a Drug Scramble
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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04/08/05: Money Can Buy Happiness When Ill
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel & Dylan Smith
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04/06/05: Web, software make it easy to prepare, access living will
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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04/04/05: A will alone is not a way
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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04/04/05: Are living wills the answer?
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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Geriatric Medicine

04/19/05: Researchers to Study Elderly Mobility
Outlet: Mlive.com  

04/19/05: Researchers to Study Elderly Mobility
Outlet: New York Times  

04/18/05: Researchers to Study Elderly Mobility
Outlet: Associated Press Online  

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Hematology-Oncology

04/22/05: A mother fights for her life
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Scott Schueetze  

04/18/05: Clinical Trial of Gefitinib for Advanced Lung Cancer Closes Early
Outlet: NIH
Contributing Faculty: Laurence Baker
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04/18/05: Living with lung cancer
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: William T. McGivney & Gregory Kalemkerian
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04/18/05: Lung cancer hits women differently
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: William T. McGivney & Gregory Kalemkerian
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04/15/05: Cell theory could reshape cancer fight
Outlet: Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke  

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Internal Medicine

04/25/05: Experts Downplay OTC Painkiller Risks
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/22/05: Experts Downplay OTC Painkiller Risks
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/22/05: Experts Downplay OTC Painkiller Risks
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/18/05: The most expensive diseases
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/18/05: Two-Drug Combo May Best Replace Bextra, Vioxx
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/18/05: Two-Drug Combo May Best Replace Bextra, Vioxx
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/15/05: Two-Drug Combo May Best Replace Bextra, Vioxx
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

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M-Fit

04/06/05: County recognizes healthy workplaces
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Neurology

04/25/05: Sleepless Elderly Prone to Falls
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/22/05: Sleepless Elderly Prone to Falls=8269796
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/15/05: Women Undergo Fewer for Stroke Than Men
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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04/14/05: Women Undergo Fewer Tests for Stroke Than Men
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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04/11/05: Aging: A New Culprit in Nighttime Falls
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/11/05: Sleeping Pills Won't Increase Elderly Fall Risk
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/11/05: Sleeping Pills Won't Increase Elderly Fall Risk
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/07/05: Soft Music May Help Elderly Get Good Night's Sleep
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan & Ron Chervin
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04/01/05: A Generation Out of Control
Outlet: Ladies Home Journal
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin  

04/01/05: Autopsy May Shed Light Schiavo Case
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Knight-Ridder Newswire
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Knight-Ridder Newswire
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

04/01/05: Autospy may shed light Schiavo case
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin  

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Nursing

04/05/05: For better, for worse: Breast cancer brings a whole set of emotional problems to a relationship
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Northouse
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Ophthalmology

04/26/05: User's guide to the human genome: why everyone needs a basic understanding of genetics and gene therapy
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Julia Richards  

04/22/05: A sharper outlook
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Michael Smith-Wheelock
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04/21/05: A sharper outlook
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Michael Smith-Wheelock
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Otolaryngology

04/13/05: Gene-Tweaking Animal Studies Seen as Advances fro Restoring Hearing, Vision
Outlet: JAMA
Contributing Faculty: Yehoash Raphael
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Pathology

04/29/05: Combing Over the Polycomb Group Proteins
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan  

04/04/05: Protein reduces kidney damage
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Greg Dressler
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

04/25/05: Keeping kids on vaccination schedule can be a struggle
Outlet: amednews.com
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed  

04/18/05: The CDC recommends more than 20 shots for most toddlers
Outlet: ama-assn.org
Contributing Faculty: Gary Freed  

04/07/05: Should We All Be Stocking Tamiflu?
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

04/05/05: Should We All Be Stocking Tamiflu
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

04/18/05: Gazing into future of health
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/13/05: How dimes defeated polio
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/13/05: Polio vaccine hits 50th anniversary
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: 50th anniversary of polio vaccine
Outlet: Washinton Times
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: Fearful parents hailed Salk vaccine as a miracle cure
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: How dimes defeated polio
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: Polio-Vaccine-
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: Salk Had Help Developing Polio Vaccine
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: Victory against polio
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/12/05: When Polio, Every Parent's Nightmare, Fell to Dr. Salk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Polio-Vaccine-Salk
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Polio-Vaccine-Salk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Polio-Vaccine-Salk
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Polio-Vaccine-Salk
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Salk took all the credit, but otheres helped him develop polio vaccine
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/11/05: Salk took credit for vaccine but he had help
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/10/05: Survivors struggle with legacy of childhood illness
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/10/05: Victory against polio
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ann Laidlaw & Claire Kalpakjian
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04/07/05: Oh, My Aching Back
Outlet: Reader's Digest
Contributing Faculty: Andy Haig
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04/07/05: Oh, My Aching Back
Outlet: Reader's Digest
Contributing Faculty: Andy Haig
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04/01/05: Myth Buster
Outlet: Parenting
Contributing Faculty: Michael Cabana  

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Psychiatry

04/27/05: Depression - Try a little friendship to cheer yourself up
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Reg Williams  

04/20/05: Health crisis can play havoc with emotions
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Riba
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04/14/05: Energy drinks
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Maher Karam-Hage
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04/06/05: Contents under pressure
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: John Greden
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04/05/05: Steroid addiction a risk for young athletes
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Kirk Brower
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04/05/05: Steroid addiction a risk for young athletes
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Kirk Brower
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Radiology

04/14/05: Method May Aid Brain Tumor Care
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross
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04/13/05: Diffusion MRI for brain cancer
Outlet: KFYI-AM
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross
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04/01/05: Scan could aid brain cancer treatment
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross
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Trauma Burn

04/01/05: Harnessing Safety
Outlet: AAALiving.com
Contributing Faculty: Sandy Wilcock  

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U-M Health System Administration

04/28/05: Nanotechnology institute startup under way at UM
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker Jr., M.D. & Robert Kelch
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04/27/05: Nanotechnology institute startup under way at U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker Jr., M.D.
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04/27/05: U-M nanotechnology institute approved
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker Jr., M.D.
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04/25/05: Children's hospital time-consuming and complicated
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/25/05: UM nanotechnology institute approved
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker Jr., M.D.
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04/14/05: High-Energy Drinks Not Good For Kids, Expert Warns
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Maher Karam-Hage
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04/14/05: Hospital cause is right up Muckalt's alley
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/12/05: Grant to help build children's hospital
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/12/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/11/05: Downsizing America: It's all about portion
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Glazewsk  

04/11/05: Fruits and veggies and whole grains- oh my!
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Glazewsk  

04/08/05: U-M plans kids clinic
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/07/05: Downsizing America: It's all about portions
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Glazewski  

04/07/05: Foundation gives $25 million for new U-M children's hospital
Outlet: The Associated Press State & Local Wire
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Pat Warner
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04/07/05: Fruit and veggies and whole grains - oh my!
Outlet: Mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Glazewski  

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U-M Medical School Administration

04/05/05: Radical Surgery Is Urged for Medical Malpractice
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Allen S. Lichter & Richard Boothman
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Anesthesiology
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Family Medicine
General Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Hematology-Oncology
Internal Medicine
M-Fit
Neurology
Nursing
Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Radiology
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Medical School Administration