Media report May 2004

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Cell & Developmental Biology

05/22/04: Stem Cell Researchers Feel the Pull of the Golden State
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke  

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Children's Hospital

05/28/04: Fund-raisers for new children's hospital under way
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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05/24/04: Carr's wash for kids
Outlet: WJR - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Lloyd Carr
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05/21/04: U-M patient not covered by Medicaid
Outlet: WJBK-TV Fox 2
Contributing Faculty: Ken Cooke  

05/06/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WJR - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

05/05/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WJR - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

05/04/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WJR - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

05/04/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WWJ - Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

05/03/04: Proposed New Children's hospital an events
Outlet: WJR - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Valerie Castle  

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Dermatology

05/10/04: Shield skin against sun's damage
Outlet: Florida Today
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

05/03/04: Targeted Diabetes Screening Seen Best
Outlet: Reuters Health
Contributing Faculty: William Herman  

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Family Medicine

05/17/04: Integrative Medcine Wellness Center at University of Michigan
Outlet: thecollaboration.org
Contributing Faculty: Monica Myklebust
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05/17/04: Is Low-Carb King?
Outlet: ABC
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk  

05/13/04: Physican patient relationship
Outlet: WUOM
Contributing Faculty: Tom Schwenk  

05/06/04: I M Well Center Director: Remarkable Women
Outlet: WNIC
Contributing Faculty: Monica Myklebust  

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General Medicine

05/29/04: Negative side effects downplayed in cancer treatment guides
Outlet: Law & Health Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/21/04: In colon cancer-free zone,' test hard to get
Outlet: San Jose Mercury News
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel  

05/17/04: Prostate cancer patient education material
Outlet: KCSN News
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/10/04: Experts: Living wills often flawed
Outlet: Newsday - June 20, 2004
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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05/10/04: Living Wills Not the Best Choice, Study Says
Outlet: Senior Journal - June 11, 2004
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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05/10/04: Negative side effects of prostate cancer treatment downplayed
Outlet: Health and Age
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/10/04: Rethinking Living Wills
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin & Carl Schneider
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05/06/04: Americans' health care need unmet, study finds
Outlet: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/05/04: Health Care Lacking at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/05/04: Newarkers at risk of receiving poor care
Outlet: Star-Ledger
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/05/04: Study: Care lacking for many patients
Outlet: indystar.com
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/05/04: U.S. Patients Spend More but Don't Get More Study Finds
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Health Care Lacking at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Health Care Lacking at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Outlet: Forbes.com
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Health Care Lacking at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Outlet: PalmBeachPost.com
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Health Care Lacking at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Outlet: ajc.com
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Prostate cancer education data poor
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/04/04: RAND health care quality
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Study show appropriate health care not given
Outlet: The Associated Press State & Local Wire
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/04/04: Study: Patients get 50% of proper care
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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05/03/04: Prostate cancer patient education material
Outlet: WBBM-TV (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/02/04: Prostate cancer information lacking
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Angela Fagerlin
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05/02/04: Tech tools could improve U.S. health care
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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General Surgery

05/30/04: Cryosurgery successfully treats some early-stage tumors
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel
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05/24/04: Trial shows cryosurgery successful at treating some early-stage breast cancer
Outlet: University Record
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel
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05/19/04: Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer
Outlet: Navhind Times, India
Contributing Faculty: Diane Simeone & Michelle Anderson
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05/10/04: Cryosurgery For Breast Cancer
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel
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05/10/04: Cryosurgery may be successful at treating early-stage breast cancer - new study reports
Outlet: Medical Industry Week
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel
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05/07/04: Breast cancer's cold war
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel
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Infectious Disease

05/27/04: Antibiotics Cause Allergies
Outlet: WDIV-TV (4)
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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05/27/04: Antibiotics May Fuel Respiratory Allergies
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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05/27/04: Are Antibiotics to blame for many allergies?
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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05/26/04: Antibiotics May Increase Allergies, Asthma
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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05/26/04: Antibiotics Use Linked to Allergies in Mice
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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Internal Medicine

05/21/04: Expecting reduced state funding, U-M plans cuts
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Marc Lippman & Michael Mulholland
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M-Fit

05/23/04: Low-carb phenom
Outlet: Chicago Suns - Times
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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05/21/04: Red-Hot News About Low Carbs
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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05/01/04: Low carb
Outlet: American Fitness Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Caty Fitzgerald
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05/01/04: Low-carb Mania
Outlet: American Fitness
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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05/01/04: Low-carb mania: a University of Michigan expert explains why low-carb diets are not the best choice
Outlet: American Fitness
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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05/01/04: The Low-Carb Mania
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Cathy Fitzgerald
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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

05/31/04: Better or not?
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Stephen Gruber  

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Neurology

05/27/04: Strking back
Outlet: Nature
Contributing Faculty: Jack Parent  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

05/23/04: Labor Pains
Outlet: The Denver Post
Contributing Faculty: Ellen Mozurkewich  

05/19/04: Gender Selection ethics
Outlet: WDIV-Channel 4
Contributing Faculty: John Randolph  

05/15/04: Spike seen in surgery despite risk
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Timothy Johnson  

05/12/04: C-Sections
Outlet: WUOM
Contributing Faculty: Cosmos Van Deven  

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Ophthalmology

05/09/04: Mothers myths: Believe it or not
Outlet: Orlando Sentinel
Contributing Faculty: Erika Levin  

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Pediatric Surgery

05/31/04: Ask Kids, Not Mom, if They Wear Helmets
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/31/04: Ask Kids, Not Mom, if They Wear Helmets
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrich
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05/31/04: Kids' Use of Bike Helmets, Seatbelts Less Than Parents Think
Outlet: ajc.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrich
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05/31/04: Kids' Use of Bike Helmets, Seatbelts Less Than Parents Think
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrich
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05/31/04: Kids' Use of Bike Helmets, Seatbelts Less Thank Parents Think
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/31/04: Study tracks kids' helmet use
Outlet: stltoday.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/20/04: Bicycle and vehicle safety
Outlet: WNJU-TV (TEL)
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/20/04: Parents overestimate their children's'safety habits
Outlet: bikebiz.co.uk
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/19/04: Bike helmet and seat belt use
Outlet: NBC
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrich
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05/19/04: Bike helmet and seat belt use
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrich
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05/19/04: Kids Safety Gap
Outlet: Medstar TV 6/18/04
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/19/04: Parents overestimate kids' safety habits
Outlet: Washington Times
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/19/04: Parents Think Kids Safer Than They Are
Outlet: local6.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/19/04: Parents Think Kids Safer Than They Are
Outlet: nbc17.com
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/18/04: Parents overestimate kids' safety habits
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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05/04/04: Savvy cyclists are heads-up when it comes to helmets
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

05/30/04: Type 1 Diabetes: Insulin pump benefits preschoolers with diabetes
Outlet: Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Opipari-Arrigan
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05/29/04: Teaching families to work together improves diabetes management
Outlet: Law & Health Weekly
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Opipari-Arrigan
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05/11/04: Cutting Is Not a Suicide Attempt
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: David Rosen
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05/05/04: Fussy baby may still be good eater
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Julie Lumeng
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05/05/04: U-M doctors try to help teens with diabetes
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Opipari-Arrigan
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05/04/04: Baby May Still Be Good Eater
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Julie Lumeng
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05/03/04: Babies who are fussy eaters
Outlet: WBBM-TV (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Julie Lumeng
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05/03/04: Insulin Pumps Fine for Preschoolers
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Opipari-Arrigan
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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

05/13/04: California's new maximum weight limits for school textbooks
Outlet: National Public Radio/All Things Considered
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig
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05/04/04: Savvy cyclists are heads-up when it comes to helmets
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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Psychiatry

05/18/04: Help for Older People With Alcohol Problems
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Kristen Barry  

05/10/04: There's no getting away
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema  

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Social Work

05/21/04: Testosterone patch for women with low libido
Outlet: WWMT-TV CBS
Contributing Faculty: Sallie Foley
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Survival Flight

05/03/04: Survival Flight Monday: A day-in-th-life of Survival Flight
Outlet: WDIV-Channel 4
Contributing Faculty: Mark Lowell  

05/03/04: Survival Flight Monday: A day-in-th-life of Survival Flight
Outlet: WDIV-TV (NBC) Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Mark Lowell  

05/01/04: Nurse of the Year
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mary Kay Smith
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05/01/04: Nursing Spectrum
Outlet: community.nursingspectrum.com
Contributing Faculty: Mary Kay Smith  

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Trauma Burn

05/28/04: Burns and children clothing
Outlet: WEWS-TV
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri
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05/27/04: Burns and children clothing
Outlet: WEWS-TV
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri
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05/14/04: Trauma Burn launches anti-gold campaign
Outlet: WXYZ - TV -7 Southfield
Contributing Faculty: Paul Taheri
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U-M Health System Administration

05/21/04: Testosterone patch and sexuality
Outlet: WWMT-TV 3
Contributing Faculty: Sallie Foley
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05/20/04: Michigan House Oks controls on fetal tissue
Outlet: Toledo Blade  

05/13/04: People making News
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Deborah Childs  

05/01/04: Your Guide to Healthy Web Sites
Outlet: Vitality Magazine  

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U-M Hospital Administration

05/24/04: Denton appointed to COO
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: T. Anthony Denton
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05/04/04: What's for lunch
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Cleland  

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Urology

05/25/04: Is there a connection?
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/18/04: Side effects similar in all major treatments
Outlet: boston.com
Contributing Faculty: David Miller
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05/12/04: Gonorrhea Ups Risk of Prostate Cancer
Outlet: drkoop.com
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/12/04: More Sex Tied to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk
Outlet: WebMD
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/11/04: Gonorrhea Ups Risk of Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Connecticut Post
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/11/04: Prostate treatment side effects daunting
Outlet: Boston Herald
Contributing Faculty: David Miller
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05/11/04: Quality Of Life Falls For Prostate Cancer Survivors
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: David Miller
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05/11/04: Quality of life falls for prostate cancer survivors: Sexual Problems, Incontinence Can Last for Years
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: David Miller
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05/11/04: Study Links Gonorrhea and Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Family News
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/10/04: Gonorrhea Ups Risk of Prostate Cancer
Outlet: HealthDay
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/10/04: Gonorrhea Ups Risk of Prostate Cancer
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/10/04: Many sex partners ups prostate cancer risk
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/10/04: Quality of life falls for prostate cancer survivors
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: David Miller
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05/10/04: Sexual Past Affects Cancer Risk
Outlet: Men's Health
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/09/04: Study links promiscuity, prostate cancer
Outlet: United Press International
Contributing Faculty: Aruna Sarma
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05/01/04: African-American men less likely to be treated for Pca In the Public Eye
Outlet: Urology Times
Contributing Faculty: Willie Underwood
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05/01/04: Men at risk of prostate cancer take precautions
Outlet: Urology Times
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05/01/04: Online health info is only as good as source
Outlet: Indystar.com
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl Lee
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Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Dermatology
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
General Medicine
General Surgery
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
M-Fit
Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Social Work
Survival Flight
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
Urology