Media report April 2007

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Cardiac Surgery

04/30/07:
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Cheers for Cherries
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Good Health is Just a Bowl of Cherries
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Investigan las ventajas de las guindas cidas para la salud
Outlet: 20 minutos
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Study sweet for Michigan cherries
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Tart Cherries May Lower Cholesterol
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/30/07: Tart cherries: Good for state and good for you
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling & Mitchell Seymour
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04/09/07: 'U' researcher grows heart parts: More efficient replacements for synthetic or pig valves in development
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Ravi Birla
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04/03/07: Scientists closer to engineering heart parts
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ravi Birla
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

04/27/07: Some People Taking Statins Might Be Able to Lower the Dose
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan & Sandeep Vijan
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04/27/07: Una enfermedad en piernas y brazos puede provocar ataques cardacos o derrames cerebrales
Outlet: La Opinin Digital
Contributing Faculty: James Stanley
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04/25/07: Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Bring Mixed Benefits
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan & Sandeep Vijan
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04/25/07: Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Bring Mixed Benefits
Outlet: CBC News
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan & Sandeep Vijan
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04/25/07: Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Bring Mixed Benefits
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan & Sandeep Vijan
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04/25/07: Costs and benefits of high-dose cholesterol drugs
Outlet: WILS-AM Lansing Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan & Sandeep Vijan
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04/01/07: Hearts of Gold
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Brahmajee Nallamothu & John Birkmeyer
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04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Alan Weder  

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Children's Hospital

04/27/07: Booster Seat Event
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

04/20/07: Retail Health Clinics Popular for Kids
Outlet: Web MD  

04/20/07: Retail Health Clinics Popular For Kids
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed  

04/19/07: Poll: Demand for retail clinic care for children will rise
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

04/17/07: Briefing: Violin prodigy Urbach to perform at 'Music for Mott'
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

04/13/07: Gift of Love will go to teen who has cancer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

04/12/07: Study: School 'talk therapy' helpful
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)  

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Dermatology

04/07/07: Cigarrillos vinculados al envejecimiento de la piel
Outlet: Estrella de Panam
Contributing Faculty: Yolanda Helfrich
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Endocrinology and Metabolism

04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: William Herman  

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Family Medicine

04/27/07: Ex-Pro Football Players Struggle With Health Problems
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk
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04/27/07: Ex-Pro Football Players Struggle With Health Problems
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk
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04/27/07: Ex-Pro Football Players Struggle With Health Problems
Outlet: CBC News, Canada
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk
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04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk  

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Gastroenterology

04/21/07: Misconceptions Linger Around Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: William Chey
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04/03/07: 7 things to know about irritable bowel
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: William Chey
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04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Chung Owyang  

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General Medicine

04/25/07: Cancer steps into limelight
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

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General Surgery

04/17/07: Clulas madre contra el cncer de pncreas
Outlet: La Razn (Argentina)
Contributing Faculty: Diane Simeone & Max Wicha
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04/17/07: Identificadas las 'clulas madre' de los tumores de pncreas
Outlet: Intramed.net (Suscripcin)
Contributing Faculty: Diane Simeone & Max Wicha
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04/16/07: Identificadas las 'clulas madre' de los tumores de pncreas
Outlet: El Mundo Salud
Contributing Faculty: Diane Simeone & Max Wicha
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04/16/07: Identificadas las 'clulas madre' de los tumores de pncreas
Outlet: IBLNEWS
Contributing Faculty: Diane Simeone & Max Wicha
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04/01/07: Choose a busy doctor for surgery
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee
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04/01/07: Transplant test to determine paternity
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Jeff Punch  

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Hematology-Oncology

04/30/07: Smart-bomb drugs for lymphoma underused
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski
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04/30/07: Smart-bomb drugs for lymphoma underused
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski
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04/30/07: Smart-bomb drugs for lymphoma underused
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski
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04/30/07: Smart-bomb drugs for lymphoma underused
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski
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04/23/07: Expertos de la Universidad de Michigan aclaran las dudas y los temores.
Outlet: Correo del Caron
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes & Lisa Newman,
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04/11/07: Cancer Center Town Hall
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha
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04/11/07: Cancer Center Town Hall
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha
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04/09/07: How to live with cancer
Outlet: Time
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes  

04/09/07: Living with Cancer
Outlet: Time
Contributing Faculty: Daniel ]Hayes  

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Internal Medicine

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: Miami Herald
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: Seattle Post Intelligencer
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/30/07: Lymphoma drug failure frustrates experts
Outlet: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Contributing Faculty: Mark Kaminski  

04/24/07: Aaaaaahhhhttchooooo! Start meds now before sneezing, wheezing begins
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James Baldwin  

04/20/07: Stem Cells May Be at Root of Cancer
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

04/11/07: Stopping cancer before it starts
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed  

04/09/07: Briefing: Research shows promise in detecting ovarian cancer
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

04/05/07: Cerebral palsy therapy hits the Internet
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Susan Brown  

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M-Fit

04/09/07: Wonder drug for smokers?
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Linda Thomas  

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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

04/15/07: Legislation aims to lift stem-cell ban
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

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Neurology

04/08/07: Second Opinion: A reason to remove tonsils?
Outlet: Parade magazine  

04/03/07: Controversial sport 'steroid' can tame Parkinson's tremors
Outlet: Daily Mail
Contributing Faculty: Roger Albin
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04/06/07: 2008 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools
Outlet: none
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

04/17/07: Fit for delivery - Here's how to devise an exercise program that's safe for baby and mom-to-be
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Deborah Berman
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04/10/07: Erratic hours main culprit in doc burnout
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Kristie Keeton
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04/06/07: Belt Up Pregnant Bellies
Outlet: The Jerusalem Post
Contributing Faculty: Mark D. Pearlman
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Otolaryngology

04/10/07: Study shows vitamins very effective against loud noise
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

04/01/07: Lend them your ears (hearing loss research)
Outlet: Scripps Howard News Service
Contributing Faculty: Colleen Le Prell & Josef Miller
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Pathology

04/16/07: Clues To Ovarian Cancer's Deadly Secrets
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Kathleen Cho
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04/12/07: New ovarian cancer mouse model developed
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Kathleen Cho
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

04/27/07: Chickenpox vaccine is not yet up to scratch
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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04/23/07: Vaccine hasn't rubbed out chickenpox entirely
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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04/19/07: Survey: Parents to return to retail clinics
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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04/08/07: The other end of the stethoscope
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

04/04/07: Aceleran la pubertad obesidad y contaminantes
Outlet: El Universal (Mxico)
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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04/04/07: Aceleran la pubertad obesidad y contaminantes
Outlet: La Crnica de Baja California
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee
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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

04/26/07: Rachael Ray turns attention to childhood obesity, charity
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

04/03/07: Exercise key to alleviating back pain - Q&A
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Andy Haig  

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Psychiatry

04/24/07: Mental health issues related to Virginia Tech incident
Outlet: WAAM-AM Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Rachel Glick  

04/20/07: New Depression Center Weds Research, Education, Care
Outlet: Psychiatric News
Contributing Faculty: Melvin McInnis & John Greden  

04/18/07: Make Over Your Mood
Outlet: Family Circle
Contributing Faculty: Jonathan Metzl)  

04/11/07: Program targets psychosis
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

04/01/07: How to handle stress like a man
Outlet: Glamour magazine
Contributing Faculty: Reg Williams  

04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: John Greden  

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Radiology

04/27/07: Imaging Technique Could Help Fight Metastatic Cancers
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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04/27/07: Imaging Technique Could Help Fight Metastatic Cancers
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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04/27/07: Imaging Technique Could Help Fight Metastatic Cancers
Outlet: CBC News, Canada
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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04/25/07: Response to prostate cancer treatment can be tracked
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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04/24/07: Prostate cancer drugs tested
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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04/16/07: New imaging method shows whether treatment for advanced prostate cancer is working
Outlet: Cancer Focus
Contributing Faculty: Brian Ross & Kenneth Pienta
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Rheumatology

04/30/07:
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/30/07: Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/30/07: Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/30/07: Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/30/07: Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/30/07: Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/29/07: Componente t verde puede ayudar personas artritis reumatoide, dice estudio
Outlet: Terra Espaa
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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04/29/07: EE.UU.: componente de t verde puede ayudar a personas con artritis reumatoide
Outlet: Radio Cooperativa
Contributing Faculty: Salah-uddin Ahmed
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Surgery

04/10/07: Cancer doctors offer hope, caution: High-profile recurrences alarm survivors
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Emina Huang & Daniel Hayes  

04/10/07: Referrals: Few Breast Surgeons Steer Patients to Reconstruction
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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04/06/07: Pocos cirujanos refieren rutinariamente a pacientes de cncer de mama a reconstruccin
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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04/04/07: A slimming treatment for artificial lungs
Outlet: New Scientist
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett  

04/02/07: Breast Reconstruction
Outlet: NEWS 13 Orlando Evening Watch
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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04/01/07: Breast reconstruction
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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04/01/07: Breast reconstruction
Outlet: CW KWGN-TV - Channel 2
Contributing Faculty: Amy Alderman
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U-M Health System Administration

04/26/07: Korowski lawsuit
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

04/26/07: U-M cancer mix-up start of a nightmare
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Kallie Michels  

04/24/07: People making news
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

04/24/07: U-M lab cancer mistake verdict upheld
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Kallie Michels  

04/20/07: Mott benefit concert features Life Sciences Orchestra
Outlet: Ann Arbor Radio
Contributing Faculty: Kara Gavin  

04/20/07: Mott benefit concert features Life Sciences Orchestra
Outlet: WAAM-AM Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Kara Gavin  

04/18/07: Brain Training: Exercise is just as important for the mind as it is for the body
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

04/17/07: Taubman still casts big shadow
Outlet: Detroit News  

04/17/07: Vitamins cut hearing loss
Outlet: Grand Rapids Press
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04/15/07: Students slim down: Grade-schoolers take to nutrition, exercise to lower their health risks
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Jean DuRussel-Weston
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04/11/07: Schools improve Mich. students' health
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Susan Aaronson
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04/05/07: Plymouth Township composer fine tunes his ideas
Outlet: Observer-Eccentric Newspapers
Contributing Faculty: Paul Fine  

04/02/07: 2008 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

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U-M Hospital Administration

04/23/07: Trinity leads gainers among hospitals: Better reimbursement, cost-cutting have helped
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong
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U-M Main Campus

04/27/07: Aspirin therapy less effective for women
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Michael Dorsch
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04/20/07: Health system head delays retirement
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Mary Sue Coleman
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04/16/07: Residuos de la violencia
Outlet: La Opinin Digital
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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04/11/07: Para superar la violencia
Outlet: Univisin
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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04/06/07: Mam ayuda a curar el maltrato
Outlet: El Comercio (Ecuador)
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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04/06/07: Mam ayuda a curar el maltrato
Outlet: El Comercio (Ecuador)
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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04/06/07: Terapia conjunta a madre e hijo supera mejor la violencia domstica
Outlet: Los Tiempos
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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04/05/07: Ayuda a superar violencia domstica terapia conjunta
Outlet: La Crnica de Baja California
Contributing Faculty: Sandra Graham-Bermann
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U-M Medical School Administration

04/29/07: Woolliscroft named dean
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft
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04/29/07: Woolliscroft named interim dean
Outlet: ABC Channel 12, Flint April 29, 5 p.m news no link available
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft
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04/29/07: Woolliscroft named interim dean
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft
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04/21/07: Diet for a Noisy Planet
Outlet: Science News
Contributing Faculty: Colleen LePrell  

04/04/07: UM Medical School ranked No. 10 in nation
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

04/01/07: Health Care Cost Reform Discussion Continues
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Monthly
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

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Urology

04/01/07: Top docs in Men's Health
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Dana Ohl  

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Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Dermatology
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Internal Medicine
M-Fit
Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Neurology
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Obstetrics/Gynecology
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Radiology
Rheumatology
Surgery
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology