Media report June 2006

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Allergy & Immunology

06/02/06: Urgent allergy reactions
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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Cardiac Surgery

06/09/06: Continued converage of the Iraq Heart Patient
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye
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06/09/06: Iraq Heart Patient
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye
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06/09/06: Iraq Heart Patient
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye
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06/09/06: Iraqi girl's Michigan heart surgery is successful
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Richard Ohye
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06/01/06: Iraqi girl prepares for surgery at U-M
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Caren Goldberg & Gregory Ensing  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

06/22/06: More men than women get best care for heart attack
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Sandeep Jani
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06/20/06: Pricey Heart Procedure Best for Younger Patients
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Paul Chan  

06/19/06: NSAIDs Pose Death Risk for Heart-Attack Patients
Outlet: CBC News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

06/14/06: Foote to partner with UM for heart surgery
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot  

06/14/06: U-M launches new Heart Treatment program-
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review - (not available online
Contributing Faculty: Sharlene Day
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06/02/06: U-M opens medical clinic: Center screens for condition that killed Groves student
Outlet: The Oakland Press
Contributing Faculty: Sharlene Day
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Children's Hospital

06/29/06: The Five "S's" That Soothe Baby
Outlet: kold.com
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Zeman, RN  

06/29/06: The Five "S's" That Soothe Baby
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Zeman, RN  

06/28/06: Daddy's Here - A single father sticks by his little girl's side as she fights cancer.
Outlet: Sunday Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Leigh Walters  

06/28/06: Technique Helps Sooth Crying Babies
Outlet: klastv.com
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Zeman, RN  

06/18/06: A special edition of Michigan Cares, the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital magazine, hit newstands on Sunday, June 18 as an insert in the Ann Arbor News. The publication highlights the annual Mott Golf Classic, the largest fundraiser for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and will be distributed statewide in newspapers throughout the summer. Look for the special edition in next Sunday's Detroit News.
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

06/18/06: Daddy's Here
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

06/18/06: DADDY'S HERE: A single father sticks by his little girl's side as she fights cancer
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Ian Lewis & Virginia Ann Hoepner  

06/11/06: Carr builds legacy of charity
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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06/11/06: Carr discovers a passion that almost rivals football
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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06/11/06: Wolverines clean up at Carr's car wash benefit
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Lloyd Carr  

06/09/06: Athletes help net $40,110 on WTKA
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

06/08/06: Athletes help net $40,010 on WTKA
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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06/07/06: Carr takes to the airwaves
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Lloyd Carr  

06/05/06: Mott Golf Classic 2006
Outlet: WJR-AM  

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Emergency Medicine

06/30/06: Nation's ERs need emergency improvements
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Terry Kowalenko
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06/15/06: Emergency rooms see a deluge, but local hospitals staying afloat
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Bill Barsan  

06/05/06: Running just for the health of it More casual runners being drawn to Dexter-Ann Arbor Run
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zink  

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Family Medicine

06/25/06: WHAT'S IN ...A first-aid kit?
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Rockwell  

06/13/06: Alternative medical therapies can mend your body
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sara Warber  

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Gastroenterology

06/29/06: Drug option for UC helps women maintain fertility
Outlet: Medical Post of Canada
Contributing Faculty: Peter Higgins
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06/07/06: Stay informed on colon cancer
Outlet: Grand Rapids Press
Contributing Faculty: Kim Turgeon
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General Medicine

06/28/06: Happiness increases with age
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/28/06: Need an Organ? It Helps to Be Rich
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch  

06/28/06: Study finds biases when people weigh medical risks for self, others
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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06/26/06: DISEASE PREVENTION: Hospitals aim to stop staph infections
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Carol Chenoweth  

06/26/06: Getting older? Just be happy about it
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/26/06: Journal Corrects Vioxx Article to Reflect Short-Term Heart Risk
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

06/20/06: In Medicine, Acceptable Risk Is in the Eye of the Beholder
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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06/16/06: With Age Comes Wisdom... and Happiness
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/15/06: Most believe aging brings unhappiness
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/15/06: Most believe myth that aging brings unhappiness
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/14/06: Aging Bonus: Increased Happiness
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/14/06: Hope I die before I get old?
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/13/06: Hope I die before I get old?
Outlet: Toronto Globe & Mail -
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/13/06: Hope I die before I get old?
Outlet: WAAM-AM Ann Arbor CKLW-AM Windsor, Ontario
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/12/06: Opinions on aging may contradict reality
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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06/07/06: Patients, Physicians Fall Short in Optimal Prevention of Diabetes Complications
Outlet: JAMA
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen
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06/06/06: Another perspective aids in making medical choices
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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06/05/06: Doctors, Patients Take Different View on Tough Medical Choices
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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06/01/06: http://www.ivanhoe.com/channels/p_channelstory.cfm?storyid=13832
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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General Surgery

06/30/06: Looking for Answers When Choosing Care
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer  

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Hematology-Oncology

06/22/06: U-M ups Wayne Services
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review
Contributing Faculty: Jane Martin
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06/01/06: New Directions in Cancer Research
Outlet: crmagazines.org
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

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Internal Medicine

06/27/06: Identificados tres nuevos genes implicados en la artritis reumatoide
Outlet: IntraMed Christian Haas, Xiujun Pi, Alisa Koc
Contributing Faculty: Christian Haas & Arul Chinnaiyan  

06/26/06: Identificados tres nuevos genes implicados en la artritis reumatoide
Outlet: Doyma Christian Haas, Xiujun Pi, Alisa Koch,
Contributing Faculty: Christian Haas & Arul Chinnaiyan  

06/21/06: Cancer Drug May Fight Scleroderma Lung Disease
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Fernando J. Martinez & Joseph McCune  

06/21/06: Cancer Drug Some Help for Scleroderma
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Fernando J. Martinez & Joseph McCune  

06/14/06: Cancer Killer: Spice of Life?
Outlet: AARP Bulletin Circulation : 22 million *not avai  

06/11/06: Let truth guide stem cell policy
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

06/05/06: Mammogram debate: Digital or film?
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha
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06/01/06: Mammograms: Digital vs. Film
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

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Microbiology and Immunology

06/20/06: A Common Parasite Reveals Its Strongest Asset: Stealth
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Vernon Carruthers  

06/05/06: The allergy epidemic
Outlet: Macleans magazine, Canada
Contributing Faculty: Gary Huffnagle
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06/01/06: Ask the Expert
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Melanie Pearson & Harry Mobley
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06/01/06: Ask the Experts column: How do antibiotics kill bacterial cells but not human cells?
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Harry Mobley  

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Neurology

06/13/06: Are tonsils the root of all evil?
Outlet: Discover
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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06/13/06: Cientificos japoneses presentan una vacuna contra el alzhimer
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/13/06: Vaccine shows potential in reducing culprit in Alzheimer's
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/13/06: Vaccine Shows Promise In Fighting Alzheimer's
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/13/06: Vaccine shows promise in slowing Alzheimer's progress
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/12/06: Alzheimer's vaccine shows promise
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/12/06: Gene-Based Vaccines May Fight Alzheimer's
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

06/07/06: Sweet Dreamzzzz Detroit helps children learn about good sleep habits
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

06/27/06: Don't let PMS bring you down
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sheila Marcus
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06/15/06: Intestinal Surgery Could Raise Women's Infertility Risk
Outlet: Health Day  

06/03/06: Un remedio de toda la vida, eficaz contra el cncer de ovario
Outlet: focos de inters
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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06/01/06: Spice of Life?
Outlet: AARP Bulletin
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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Ophthalmology

06/30/06: Vision loss drug gets FDA approval
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Johnson  

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Orthopedic Surgery

06/26/06: Cochlear implants 101
Outlet: Jackson Citizen Patriot
Contributing Faculty: Alexander Arts  

06/20/06: Ounce of prevention is worth pound of surgery
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Edward Wojtys  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

06/30/06: Parents hesitant about vaccine
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Janet Gilsdorf  

06/28/06: Then and now: Vital advice to pay close attention to all aspects of fever
Outlet: JAMA
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

06/26/06: Hospitals fight spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/23/06: Mosquitoes and West Nile virus
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/23/06: Summer bites and stings
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/15/06: Avoiding bug bites & stings
Outlet: Fox 2 WKBK Detroit (not available online)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/15/06: No permita que las picaduras de insectos daen su verano
Outlet: El Sentinel (Orlando)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/15/06: Summer bug bites and stings
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/14/06: From 'donor 48QAH' to dad
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Niedner & Nicole Wilder  

06/14/06: Summer bug bites and stings
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/13/06: No permita que picaduras daen su verano
Outlet: El Diario
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/13/06: Summer bug bites and stings
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/09/06: Most stings annoying, but some serious
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/09/06: Most stings annoying, but some serious
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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06/06/06: As the Use of Donor Sperm Increases, Secrecy Can Be a Health Hazard
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Laurence Boxer
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06/05/06: Bee Sting Treatment
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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Psychiatry

06/28/06: Sleep tips for travelers
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Todd Arnedt
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06/14/06: Book promo: You're Stronger Than You Think
Outlet: Michigan Talk Radio Network (not available online
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel  

06/13/06: Caffeine-Laced Liquor Raises Red Flags
Outlet: NewsProNet (TV syndication service) As seen on WC
Contributing Faculty: Maher Karam-Hage  

06/09/06: Lack of sleep can ruin a vacation
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Todd Arnedt
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06/09/06: Lack of sleep can ruin a vacation
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Todd Arnedt
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Radiation Oncology

06/12/06: Whole Brain Radiation Doesn't Aid Brain Cancer Survival
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Theodore S. Lawrence  

06/08/06: Extra treatment aids BRCA carriers with cancer
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Lori Pierce
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Surgery

06/29/06: Conjoined twin
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Dan Teitelbaum  

06/28/06: Family tries to return a lifesaving favor
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

06/28/06: Need an Organ? It helps to be rich
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Punch  

06/15/06: Former Truck Driver Trains Nations Surgeons, James Crudup
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Wakefield & Jeremiah Turcotte  

06/14/06: The Clot Stopper: A brilliantly simple device saves thousands of lives a year using technology borrowed from the oil industry
Outlet: American Heritage Invention & Technology magazine
Contributing Faculty: Lazar Greenfield & Kyung Cho  

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Trauma Burn

06/21/06: Stay Safe July 4
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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06/19/06: Playing With Dynamite - Fireworks Tragic Fallout
Outlet: Nursing Spectrum Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Pucci  

06/14/06: QB crash highlights helmet debate
Outlet: Detroit News  

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U-M Health System Administration

06/26/06: Health Tip: Taking Care of a Cast
Outlet: Health Day  

06/26/06: U-M hospital takes page from Toyota
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Jack Billi  

06/20/06: Aging: Getting Older Along With the Bluebird of Happiness
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Heather P. Lacey  

06/20/06: CANTON: U-M chemotherapy care available in township
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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06/07/06: Briefing: U-M wins grant renewal
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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06/07/06: GCRC receives $30.6 NIH grant
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & John Wiley
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06/05/06: HEALTH CARE: U-M wins grant renewal
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & John Wiley
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06/05/06: Nurse turns cancer into cause
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

06/05/06: Science Journals Artfully Try To Boost Their Rankings
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Rashid Bashshur  

06/05/06: The Fine Art of Healing the Sick: Embracing the benefits of writing, music, and art
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Elaine Sims  

06/04/06: Medical care at the grocery: Busch's among trend of food-store chains with nurse-staffed health clinic
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

06/02/06: Drug for Bones Is Newly Linked to Jaw Disease
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Catherine H. Van Poznak  

06/02/06: Health Savings Accounts
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

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U-M Hospital Administration

06/09/06: Cancer Survivors' Day
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Maxine Solvay
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06/09/06: Cancer Survivors' Day
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Maxine Solvay
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06/01/06: he Clot Stopper: A brilliantly simple device saves thousands of lives a year using technology borrowed from the oil industry
Outlet: Investion & Technology Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Lazar Greenfield & Kyung Cho  

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U-M Main Campus

06/12/06: Carr discovers a passion that almost rivals football
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lloyd Carr  

06/11/06: Let truth guide stem cell policy
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sean J. Morrison
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06/07/06: UM football program to raise money on air
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lloyd Carr  

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U-M Medical School Administration

06/22/06: U-M policy cuts cost of litigation
Outlet: Business Review - (Ann Arbor edition), June 22-28
Contributing Faculty: Rick Boothman  

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Allergy & Immunology
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Internal Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Psychiatry
Radiation Oncology
Surgery
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration