Media report April 2010

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Allergy & Immunology

04/24/10: We need to uproot fear of immunizations
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle  

04/21/10: We need to uproot fear of immunizations
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle  

04/21/10: We need to uproot fear of immunizations
Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle  

04/05/10: Vaccines-By-Patch Good News for Needle-Phobic (Victor C. Yang)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Victor C. Yang  

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Biological Chemistry

04/26/10: New therapy for cocaine toxicity: Enzyme break downs ... (Remy L. Brim)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Remy L. Brim  

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Cancer Center

04/29/10: A Urine Test for Colon Cancer?
Outlet: Web MD  

04/29/10: Breast Cancer Tests (Daniel F. Hayes)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Daniel F. Hayes  

04/29/10: Breast Cancer Tests (Daniel F. Hayes)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Daniel F. Hayes  

04/29/10: Breast Cancer Tests (Daniel F. Hayes)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Daniel F. Hayes  

04/28/10: Immune Cells Predict Success of Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, U-M Study Finds (Gregory T. Wolf)
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Gregory T. Wolf  

04/27/10: Fund Set For Boy Who Got Million Christmas Cards (Pat Warner, Rajen Mody, and Gregory Yanik)
Outlet: ClickonDetroit.com
Contributing Faculty: Pat Warner, Rajen Mody, and Gregory Yanik  

04/27/10: Immune cells predict neck cancer therapy (Gregory T. Wolf)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Gregory T. Wolf  

04/27/10: Oral cancer drugs too pricey for some patients (Douglas Blayney)
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Blayney  

04/27/10: Oral cancer drugs too pricey for some patients (Douglas Blayney)
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Blayney  

04/27/10: Oral drugs too pricey for some (Douglas Blayney)
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Blayney  

04/26/10: A BREAST CANCER BENEFIT
Outlet: The News Herald  

04/20/10: Gene test shows who could benefit from statins to ... (Stephen Gruber)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber  

04/18/10: Stem Cells (Sean Morrison)
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

04/13/10: U-M football clinic for women raises funds for cancer ...
Outlet: Detroit News  

04/12/10: Registration open for University of Michigan annual football academy for women (Linda Martin)
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Linda Martin  

04/09/10: U-M Hospital gets $63M for cancer research (James O. Woolliscroft)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft  

04/06/10: Woman learns to paint through pain (Andi McDonnell)
Outlet: Livingston County Press and Argus
Contributing Faculty: Andi McDonnell  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

04/29/10: Tart cherries reduce inflammation in rats (Mitch Seymour)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Mitch Seymour  

04/28/10: Lead Tied to Health Risk for Men (Howard Hu)
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Howard Hu  

04/27/10: Grapes may protect your heart
Outlet: none  

04/06/10: Health notes: Study says active kids gain good social skills
Outlet: Grand Rapids Press  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

04/25/10: Editorial Quick Hits: Drop stem cell fight
Outlet: Detroit News  

04/22/10: Senate passes bill to restrict embryonic research (Sean Morrison)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

04/21/10: Mich. Senate passes stem cell regulation package
Outlet: Detroit News  

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Children's Hospital

04/29/10: Spanking Out, Talking In: Most Parents Opt to Talk With Misbehaving Kids (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: HealthNewsDigest.com
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/28/10: Study on Spanking
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

04/27/10: 1 in 5 parents would give child a spanking in certain ... (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/27/10: 1 in 5 parents would give child a spanking in certain ... (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/27/10: Event raises money for Camp Michitanki, kids receiving organ transplants (Bob Garypie)
Outlet: Ann Arbor Journal
Contributing Faculty: Bob Garypie  

04/27/10: Lisa's Musings (on good deeds) and Every Day Life
Outlet: Ann Arbor Journal  

04/22/10: One in Five Parents Would Spank in Certain Settings (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/22/10: One in Five Parents Would Spank in Certain Settings (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/22/10: One in Five Parents Would Spank in Certain Settings (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: HealthFinder.gov
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

04/16/10: Study looks at obesity in children (Kim Eagle)
Outlet: Heritage Newspaper/Ann Arbor Journal
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle  

04/13/10: Are you creating a bully? (Sandra A Graham-Bermann)
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Sandra A Graham-Bermann  

04/12/10: Spanking kids can make them aggressive (Sandra A Graham-Bermann)
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Sandra A Graham-Bermann  

04/12/10: Spanking leads to aggressive behaviours in children (Sandra A. Graham-Bermann)
Outlet: Montreal Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Sandra A. Graham-Bermann  

04/12/10: Spanking your kid could hatch a bully (Sandra A Graham-Bermann)
Outlet: Reuters  

04/12/10: Spanking Your Kid Could Hatch a Bully (Sandra A Graham-Bermann)
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Sandra A Graham-Bermann  

04/08/10: World of sex, lies and mom-blog bullies (David Sandberg)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: David Sandberg  

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Depression Center

04/29/10: Depression symptoms increase during residency (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

04/11/10: UM center may get millions: Funds would expand depression treatment (John Greden)
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: John Greden  

04/09/10: More Doctors Become Depressed During Internship (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: About.com
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

04/07/10: Increased Depression Among Medical Interns Assessed (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: Modern Medicine
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

04/07/10: Symptoms of depression increase during medical internship (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

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Emergency Medicine

04/24/10: Botsford is now official trauma center
Outlet: Redford Observer  

04/12/10: Avatar II: The Hospital
Outlet: Wall Street Journal  

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

04/16/10: Study follows diabetics (William Herman)
Outlet: Heritage Newspaper/Ann Arbor Journal
Contributing Faculty: William Herman  

04/14/10: Must women step it up as they age? (Caroline Richardson)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson  

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Family Medicine

04/22/10: Telephone counseling increases daily servings of fruit, (Zora Djuric)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Zora Djuric  

04/22/10: Telephone counseling increases daily servings of fruit, (Zora Djuric)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Zora Djuric  

04/21/10: Story: Med suppliers feel threat (Jim Shurlow)
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Jim Shurlow  

04/20/10: Must women exercise more as they age? (Caroline Richardson)
Outlet: Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson  

04/19/10: An Alcoholic’s Savior: God, Belladonna or Both? (Howard Markel)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

04/16/10: African-American men with chronic pain at higher risk ... (Carmen R. Green)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Carmen R. Green  

04/15/10: Parenthood can strain a marriage (Katherine J. Gold)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Katherine J. Gold  

04/07/10: Getting heavier, younger: generational shift in obesity ... (Joyce Lee)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee  

04/02/10: Advertising: A Bladder Campaign Uses Lighter Language (J. Quentin Clemens)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: J. Quentin Clemens  

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Gastroenterology

04/19/10: More Die After Colon Surgery at Teaching Hospitals: ...
Outlet: Health Day  

04/19/10: More Die After Colon Surgery at Teaching Hospitals: Study
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

04/02/10: When Chest Pains Mean You Have a Week to Live (Timothy Nostrant)
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Nostrant  

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Geriatric Medicine

04/25/10: Living wills: Have they failed? (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/24/10: Living wills: Have they failed? (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/18/10: 1 in 4 Chronically Ill Elderly Lives Alone (Ann-Marie Rosland and John D. Piette)
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Ann-Marie Rosland and John D. Piette  

04/15/10: Making Your Wishes Known at the End of Life (Maria J. Silveira)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Maria J. Silveira  

04/02/10: 1 in 4 elderly need care decisions made for them (Maria J. Silveira)
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Maria J. Silveira  

04/02/10: 'Death Panels' Revisited: Studies Show Seniors Seek End of Life 'Comfort Care' (Ken Langa)
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa  

04/01/10: 1 IN 4 ELDERLY NEED CARE DECISIONS MADE FOR THEM (Maria J. Silveira)
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Maria J. Silveira  

04/01/10: Advance directives for end-of-life care result in ... (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/01/10: Advance Directives Help Assure End-of-Life Wishes ... (Maria J. Silveira)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Maria J. Silveira  

04/01/10: Many people need care decisions made for them, study ... (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Scripps Howard News Service
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/01/10: More than one-quarter of elderly patients lack decision-making ... (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/01/10: Study backs efficacy of end-of-life plans (Maria J. Silveira)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Maria J. Silveira  

04/01/10: Study: Elderly need living wills (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

04/01/10: THE NATION (Maria Silveira)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

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Human Genetics

04/18/10: 21st Century Snake Oil (Sean Morrison)
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

04/16/10: Sleep studies beneficial to individuals, researchers (Patrician Deldin)
Outlet: Heritage Newspaper/Ann Arbor Journal
Contributing Faculty: Patrician Deldin  

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Infectious Disease

04/08/10: FDA to Re-examine Anti-Bacterial Chemical in Soaps, ...
Outlet: Health Day  

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Internal Medicine

04/20/10: Prostate Treatment Developer HistoSonics Gets $11M, U-M Tech Transfer Beams With Pride
Outlet: Xconomy  

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Medical Education

04/14/10: Depression symptoms increase for interns (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

04/12/10: Depression Symptoms Increase During Medical Internship (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: Yahoo News
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

04/12/10: Depression Symptoms Increase During Medical Internship (Srijan Sen)
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Srijan Sen  

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Neurology

04/22/10: Smell your way to a longer life? Odors that represent ... (Scott Pletcher)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Scott Pletcher  

04/06/10: Rare disorder changes life of Moorhead woman (John Fink)
Outlet: Grand Forks Herald
Contributing Faculty: John Fink  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

04/09/10: Toll of miscarriage can linger, lead to divorce for ... (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/07/10: Pregnancy Loss May Increase Divorce Risk (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

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Ophthalmology

04/12/10: Genes linked to macular degeneration (Anand Swaroop)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Anand Swaroop  

04/07/10: New UM Health System Complex To Be Dedicated April 23 (Mary Sue Coleman)
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman  

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Otolaryngology

04/27/10: World Voice Day is Friday, April 16th (Norman Hogikyan)
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Norman Hogikyan  

04/23/10: Medical: First national guidelines on hoarseness care (Norman Hogikyan)
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Norman Hogikyan  

04/21/10: Medical: First national guidelines on hoarseness care (Norman Hogikyan)
Outlet: Scripps Howard News Service
Contributing Faculty: Norman Hogikyan  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

04/15/10: Congress should invest in school lunches that are ...
Outlet: Seattle Times  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

04/26/10: Exercise helps fight anxiety, depression (Michelle Riba)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Riba  

04/26/10: Exercise to get rid of anxiety, and put on a happy face (Michelle Riba)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Riba  

04/26/10: Exercise vs. anxiety (Michelle Riba)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Riba  

04/20/10: Must women exercise more as they age? (Caroline Richardson)
Outlet: Dallas Morning News
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson  

04/12/10: 21st Century Treatment Proves Successful For Adults With Cerebral Palsy (Edward Hurvitz)
Outlet: Great Lakes IT Report - WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Edward Hurvitz  

04/04/10: Must women step it up as they age? (Caroline Richardson)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Richardson  

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Psychiatry

04/11/10: Parenthood can strain a marriage (Katherine J. Gold)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Katherine J. Gold  

04/08/10: http://myenrpr.com/viewclip.aspx?gid=82ea8f43-5999-4bb9-87f2-9c04ecaead01
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

04/05/10: Couples at Greater Risk of Breakup After Pregnancy ... (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/05/10: Couples risk breaking up after pregnancy loss (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/05/10: For Many Couples, Toll of Miscarriage Lingers (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: Health
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/05/10: For Many Couples, Toll of Miscarriage Lingers (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/05/10: Miscarriages Hard on Couples
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

04/05/10: 'Nothing's off limits' for some (David Sandberg)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: David Sandberg  

04/05/10: 'Nothing's off limits' for some: Bloggers shouldn't ... (David Sandberg)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: David Sandberg  

04/05/10: Study: Pregnancy loss increases breakup risk (Katherine Gold)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold  

04/05/10: U of M Study - Couples & Miscarriages
Outlet: Michigan Radio  

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Surgery

04/27/10: Lost pounds lead to burst fantasy (Charles Burant)
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Charles Burant  

04/26/10: Blissfield man helps match kidney donors, recipients (Chad Abbott and Dianne Sodt-Davitt
Outlet: Lenconnect.com
Contributing Faculty: Chad Abbott and Dianne Sodt-Davitt  

04/23/10: For children with hearing loss: The earlier the better ...
Outlet: Science Daily  

04/14/10: U of M doctors work on prosthetics that can feel (Paul S. Cederna)
Outlet: WJRT-TV
Contributing Faculty: Paul S. Cederna  

04/08/10: Surgery-owning doctors do more operations (John Hollingsworth)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: John Hollingsworth  

04/07/10: Doctors with ownership in surgery center operate more often, U-M study finds (John Hollingsworth)
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: John Hollingsworth  

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Trauma Burn

04/19/10: MEDICINE (Gerard M. Doherty)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Gerard M. Doherty  

04/19/10: The Unreal World: Probing trauma procedures on 'Miami Medical' (Gerard M. Doherty)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Gerard M. Doherty  

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U-M Health System Administration

04/14/10: Story: $600 million to fund research on best treatment ... (Marianne Udow-Phillips)
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Marianne Udow-Phillips  

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U-M Hospital Administration

04/29/10: Use of alternative therapy for pain treatment increases ... (Carmen R. Green)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Carmen R. Green  

04/23/10: Software causes widespread PC crashes
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News  

04/21/10: Buggy McAfee update whacks Windows XP PCs
Outlet: CNET.com  

04/12/10: Center Could Get Funds
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

04/05/10: Henry Ford plans $500M hospital expansion, redevelopment ... (Dean Smith)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dean Smith  

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U-M Main Campus

04/18/10: Michigan QB battle: Too close to call: Denard Robinson ...
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

04/15/10: University of Michigan among top ranked medical schools, ranking says
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com  

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U-M Medical School Administration

04/19/10: For Ora Pescovitz, a mission to heal (Ora Pescovitz, Teresa Sullivan, and Timothy Slottow)
Outlet: The Michi8gan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Ora Pescovitz, Teresa Sullivan, and Timothy Slottow  

04/18/10: 1 in 4 Chronically Ill Elderly Lives Alone (Ann-Marie Rosland and John D. Piette)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Ann-Marie Rosland and John D. Piette  

04/15/10: Best Medical Schools
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

04/15/10: Penn medical school ranked No. 2 in U.S. News poll
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer  

04/11/10: UM Medical School Researchers Set New Record in NIH Funding: $366M (James O. Woolliscroft)
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft  

04/10/10: UM Medical School gets $63 million grant for oncology ... (James Woolliscroft and Laurence Baker)
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: James Woolliscroft and Laurence Baker  

04/07/10: University of Michigan Medical School to be awarded its largest grant ever (Jeffrey Smerage)
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Smerage  

04/04/10: U-M employees move
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

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Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine

04/27/10: Grapes reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, ... (Steven Bolling)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling  

04/26/10: Grapes May Help Heart, Cut Diabetes (Steven Bolling)
Outlet: ClickonDetroit.com
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling  

04/21/10: Sense of smell makes flies' time fly (Scott Pletcher)
Outlet: New Scientist
Contributing Faculty: Scott Pletcher  

04/21/10: Smell Less, Live Longer (Scott Pletcher)
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Scott Pletcher  

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Urology

04/29/10: Grapes lessened metabolic syndrome in rats (Steven Bolling)
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Steven Bolling  

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Allergy & Immunology
Biological Chemistry
Cancer Center
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Depression Center
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
Geriatric Medicine
Human Genetics
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Medical Education
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Surgery
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration
Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
Urology