Media report July 2005

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Anesthesiology

07/25/05: Know risks before saying OK to surgery
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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07/25/05: Know Risks Before Saying ok to Surgery
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait
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07/23/05: Chronic pain is a headache for doctors, patients
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Carmen Green
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07/23/05: Don't wait to get help in dealing with pain
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Carmen Green
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

07/28/05: Carbon monoxide may help with transplants
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: David Pinsky
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07/26/05: Early Detection Of Rare Disease May Save Newborns
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

07/26/05: Light Touch in the Operating Room
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Steve Bolling  

07/21/05: Push on to pump up blood supply
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robertson Davenport  

07/13/05: Cardiologist Calls For Limits On J & J Drug
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Keith Aaronson
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07/06/05: Federal privacy rules can impede studies
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Ed Goldman
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07/06/05: Mandatory reporting may restrict high-risk care
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Mauro Moscucci
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Cell & Developmental Biology

07/29/05: Controversial Study Finds an Unexpected Source of Ooctyes
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

07/29/05: Controversial Study Finds an Unexpected Source of Oocytes
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

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Children's Hospital

07/13/05: M Go Blue for Mott Wristbands
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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07/12/05: C.S. Mott Children's (Mich.): Tests ValiMed system to avert drug errors
Outlet: Health Care Advisory Board Daily Briefing Availa  

07/08/05: Buy and sell tickets to premium and sold out events
Outlet: USA Today  

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Dermatology

07/27/05: Doctors Best at Calming Patients' Fears
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Orringer  

07/26/05: Docs relieve stress better than video information
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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07/26/05: Study Shows Videos Help Patients Learn Better
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey S. Orringer
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Emergency Medicine

07/19/05: Happy campers take pills
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Edward Walton
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07/16/05: Heat likely to linger through art fairs Sick of the humidity?
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Edward Walton  

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Endocrinology and Metabolism

07/12/05: Insulin Pump, Injections Comparable in Type 2 Diabetes Control in Older Adults
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: William Herman
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07/12/05: Stopping Diabetes Before it Happens
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: William Herman
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Family Medicine

07/27/05: Positive changes aid wellness
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Schwenk
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07/14/05: Learning to love legumes if you don't know beans, maybe it's time you did
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Lee Green & Lynn Glazewski
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07/10/05: Can Ginger Combat Chemo-Induced Nausea?
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Suzanna Zick
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General Medicine

07/29/05: Hospital Reminders Lower Urinary Catheter Risk
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint & Carol Chenoweth
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07/29/05: Hospital Reminders Lower Urinary Catheter Risk
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint & Carol Chenoweth
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07/29/05: Simple reminder could reduce time a patient is on catheter
Outlet: Scripps Howard News Service
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint & Carol Chenoweth
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07/24/05: Study: Free drugs for diabetics may pay off
Outlet: indystar.com
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/20/05: Giving away drugs would save money
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/19/05: Researchers: Free Drugs For Diabetics Saves Lives
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/19/05: Study Sees Cost Savings in Free Drugs for Diabetics
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/18/05: Free Diabetes Drugs Could Save U.S. Money
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/18/05: Giving away drugs would save money
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen & Mark Fendrick
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07/14/05: Death a Little Easier on the Rich
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Maria Silveira
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07/12/05: Briefing: Wealthy seniors suffer less
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Maria Silveira
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07/07/05: Living Rich, Dying Rich
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Maria Silveira
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07/07/05: Rich People Die Differently
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Maria Silveira
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07/05/05: Briefing: Money means better life - and death
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Ken Langa & Maria Silveira
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General Surgery

07/26/05: A new life at home
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: John Magee
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07/23/05: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network, U-M Launch New Collaborative with Goal of Improving Bariatric Surgery Quality
Outlet: dBusinessNews - Detroit
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer
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07/16/05: Surgery quality is targeted
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer
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Hematology-Oncology

07/28/05: Jagged path
Outlet: Nature
Contributing Faculty: Cun-Yu-Wang  

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Human Genetics

07/22/05: Family and science
Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education
Contributing Faculty: Elizabeth Petty  

07/05/05: Wondering About Wilson's Disease?
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: George Brewer  

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Internal Medicine

07/29/05: Briefing: Pixel Velocity wins federal grant
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/15/05: New Option for Fighting Cholesterol
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Melvyn Rubenfire  

07/14/05: FDA panel recommends asthma drugs remain on market
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Steve Gay
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Michigan Visiting Nurses

07/12/05: In brief: Meningitis vaccines on sale for students
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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Microbiology and Immunology

07/29/05: Briefing: U-M's Imperiale on biosecurity board
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Michael J. Imperiale
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07/29/05: Scientists Unlock Herpes Virus' Defenses
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Oveta Fuller
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07/26/05: Scientists Unlock Herpes Virus' Defenses
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Oveta Fuller
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07/26/05: U-M team's discovery could help fight herpes
Outlet: mlive.com
Contributing Faculty: Oveta Fuller
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07/25/05: Gene May Help Herpes Virus Enter Cells
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Oveta Fuller
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07/25/05: U-M team's discovery could help fight herpes
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Oveta Fuller
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Molecular and Integrative Physiology

07/18/05: Heart drug for muscular dystrophy
Outlet: BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Metzger, Ph.D.
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07/18/05: Interview with Joseph Metzger
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Metzger, Ph.D.
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07/18/05: Poloxamer Strengthens Dystrophic Hearts in Mice
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Metzger, Ph.D.
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07/15/05: Muscular dystrophy sufferers get potential drug lifeline
Outlet: Nature
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Metzger, Ph.D.
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Molecular Medicine and Genetics

07/10/05: Bar Code- Discovered for Stem Cells
Outlet: Discovery News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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07/01/05: 'Bar Code' Discovered for Stem Cells
Outlet: Discovery / TLC
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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Neurology

07/13/05: Snoring puts children at greater risk for hyperactivity
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/13/05: Today's lifestyles leave little time for sleep
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Alon Avidan  

07/05/05: Sleep, behavior may be linked
Outlet: Monroe Evening News
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/05/05: U-M gets grant to study Alzheimer's
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman
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07/02/05: Tots More Likely to Be Hyperactive Later
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Alzheimer’s grant to fund new projects
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman
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07/01/05: Snoring Can Predict Kids' Hyperactivity
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Snoring children at greater risk for hyperactivity
Outlet: Scripps Howard News Service
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Snoring children more likely to become hyperactive, suggests new research
Outlet: CanWest News Service (appearing in many Canadian n
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Snoring in kids may predict hyperactivity
Outlet: MSNBC
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Snoring Leads to Daytime Behavior Problems
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: Study Links Snoring and Hyperactivity
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/01/05: U-M gets grant to study Alzheimer’s
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman
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Nursing

07/29/05: UM Health System gets $1.5 million for nurse programs
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Marge Calarco
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

07/18/05: Egg Cryopreservation
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Gary Smith
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Ophthalmology

07/21/05: Contact Care
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Shazad Mian
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Orthopedic Surgery

07/18/05: Surgery throws young pitchers a curveball
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: James Carpenter
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Otolaryngology

07/28/05: Chinese Compound may Help Patients with Head and Neck Cancer
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Carey & Carol Bradford
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07/25/05: Chinese Medicine Yields Anti-Cancer Compound
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Carey & Carol Bradford
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07/21/05: Cottonseed Drug May Help in Head, Neck Cancer
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Carol Bradford & Thomas Carey
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Pathology

07/29/05: Prostate test advances
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan
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07/29/05: Researchers at Stony Brook are developing an more accurate method of finding malignancies
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Arul Chinnaiyan  

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Pediatric Surgery

07/29/05: Briefing: Hirschl named chief of U-M Pediatric Surgery
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Hirschl
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

07/26/05: A new life at home
Outlet: Monroe's Evening News
Contributing Faculty: John Magee & James Lopez  

07/19/05: A new liver, a new lease
Outlet: Monroe's Evening News
Contributing Faculty: John Magee & James Lopez  

07/19/05: Pointers to Potty-Training Progress
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/19/05: Pointers to Potty-Training Progress
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/18/05: Pointers to Potty-Training Progress
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/17/05: Defibrillator industry accelerating the pace of change
Outlet: Indianapolis Star - July 17
Contributing Faculty: Peter Fischbach  

07/16/05: Pointers to Potty-Training Progress
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/16/05: Pointers to Potty-Training Progress
Outlet: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/12/05: The night before
Outlet: Monroe's Evening News
Contributing Faculty: John Magee & James Lopez  

07/08/05: Summer's great for potty training
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/08/05: Summer's great for potty training
Outlet: WGN-TV Channel 9 (WB) Chicago
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/08/05: Summer's great for potty training
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/07/05: Summer's great for potty training
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Juie Lumeng
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07/07/05: When warnings become a scare
Outlet: Christian Science Monitor
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel
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07/05/05: Sarah's second chance
Outlet: Monroe's Evening News
Contributing Faculty: John Magee & James Lopez  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

07/06/05: Low-tech treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Robert Warner  

07/06/05: Low-Tech Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Robert Werner
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Psychiatry

07/28/05: Check for signs of overburdened kids
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Michelle Kees
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07/22/05: Regentts Briefs - U-M's Akil selected for Russel Lectureship
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Huda Akil
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07/07/05: Energy Drinks
Outlet: MedicalNewsToday.com
Contributing Faculty: Maher Karam-Hage
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07/07/05: Energy Drinks and Kids
Outlet: More Al's Morning Meeting
Contributing Faculty: Maher Karam-Hage
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07/01/05: Experts Square Off Across Antipsychotic Generation Gap
Outlet: Psychiatric News
Contributing Faculty: Rajiv Tandon  

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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

07/19/05: Asthma is not for laughs
Outlet: The Irish Times
Contributing Faculty: William Bria  

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Radiology

07/07/05: 64 Slice Scanner
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Suresh Mukherji
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Social Work

07/01/05: The best sex I ever had
Outlet: Self
Contributing Faculty: Sallie Foley  

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Surgery

07/29/05: You must be told of surgery's risks
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Alan Tait  

07/26/05: Study finds better survival rates at 'high-volume' hospitals
Outlet: Not posted on-line-copies available through Public
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer  

07/13/05: The night before: Part 2 of pediatric liver transplant series
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: M. James Lopez & John Magee  

07/06/05: Famed surgeon retires from U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett  

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Survival Flight

07/04/05: Survival Flight pilots return from Iraq service
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

07/04/05: UM survival Flight Helicopters
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)  

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Thoracic Surgery

07/12/05: 'Keyhole' lung cancer surgery speeds healing, doctor says
Outlet: Gannett News Service
Contributing Faculty: Allan Pickens
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07/10/05: New Lung Cancer Surgery Speeds Healing
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Allan Pickens
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07/06/05: New Lung Cancer Surgery Speeds Healing
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Allan Pickens
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Trauma Burn

07/11/05: Surgery helps avoid amputations in diabetics
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Peter Henke
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U-M Health System Administration

07/29/05: Briefing: Granholm appoints Kelch, Schweinhart
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch
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07/26/05: Briefing-UM hospitals report financial improvement
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Larry Warren
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07/26/05: Diet experts tackle 12 weight-loss questions
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Tanya Bridges  

07/26/05: Diet experts tackle 12 weight-loss questions
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Tanya Bridges
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07/25/05: Study finds better survival rates at 'high-volume' hospitals.
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer  

07/24/05: Hospitals study when to apologize to patients
Outlet: Boston Globe
Contributing Faculty: Richard Boothman
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07/22/05: Cancer Center to offer infusion at Canton
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Blayney
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07/22/05: Kellogg Eye Center to grow New juvenile diabetes research center...
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Paul Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/22/05: U-M hospitals enjoy surplus
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Larry Warren
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07/22/05: U-M to expand eye center
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Paul Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/21/05: Kellogg Eye Center to grow
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Paul Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/16/05: UM Health System unit finishes year with profit
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

07/12/05: Briefing: Personal Achievement (Terry Silver)
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Terry Silver  

07/12/05: Business Diary: UMHS selects Campbell-Ewald as marketing agency
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

07/12/05: U.S. News "Best Hospitals" Report Ranks Top U.S. Hospitals
Outlet: Health Care Advisory Board Daily Briefing Availab
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07/11/05: UM Health System ranks 11th in nation
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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07/11/05: University of Michigan Health System No. 11th on top hospitals list
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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07/09/05: University of Michigan Health System No. 11th on top hospitals list
Outlet: Detroit News
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07/08/05: Best Hospitals 2005
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
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07/05/05: Michigan Health & Hospital Association Elects Officers and Board Members, Bestows Awards
Outlet: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Contributing Faculty: Larry Warren  

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U-M Hospital Administration

07/26/05: Briefing: Personal Achievement
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell  

07/26/05: Briefing: Personal Achievement
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell  

07/22/05: UM hospitals enjoy suplus $67 million will be reinvested...
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/21/05: Briefing: U-M's Coleman joining Granholm in Japan
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mary Sue Coleman & Robert Kelch  

07/12/05: DRUG MARKETING: Freebies for doctors curbed
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: James Stevenson
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07/06/05: U-M device tests drugs mixed for children
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: James Stevenson
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07/05/05: Mott Hospital uses drug-testing system to improve safety, reduce errors
Outlet: Michigan Radio - not available on-line
Contributing Faculty: James Stevenson
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U-M Medical School Administration

07/22/05: Some colleges are giving scientists who are mothers money to pay for day care or lab assistants
Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education
Contributing Faculty: Elizabeth Petty  

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Urology

07/05/05: Urologist faces 9 new charges
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Oesterling  

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Anesthesiology
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Human Genetics
Internal Medicine
Michigan Visiting Nurses
Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Neurology
Nursing
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Psychiatry
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Radiology
Social Work
Surgery
Survival Flight
Thoracic Surgery
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology