Media report July 2006

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Allergy & Immunology

07/27/06: U-M plans new allergy center at Domino's Farms
Outlet: Business Review
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris  

07/25/06: Arthritis studied in identical twins
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Holoshitz
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

07/23/06: Women ignore their own heart pain
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle
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07/20/06: Women get less heart attack care
Outlet: WCBS-TV New York Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle
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07/14/06: Surgery a Lifesaver When Aortic Dissection Strikes
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Tsai & Kim Eagle
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07/11/06: Cerca de 16 millones de personas seran hipertensas en Estados
Outlet: acceso.com (Comunicados de prensa)
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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07/11/06: John Ritter disease need not be deadly
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Thomas Tsai & Kim Eagle
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07/11/06: Women don't get all heart-attack treatmen
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle
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07/11/06: Women's heart attack treatment differs
Outlet: WDET-FM (Detroit Public Radio)
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle
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07/10/06: Cerca de 16 millones de personas seran hipertensas en Estados
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: Stevo Julius
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07/03/06: Kalamazoo is drug-testing hub for Pfizer
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: David Pinsky  

07/01/06: Should I get a high-tech "snapshot" of my heart?
Outlet: Best Life magazine July/August 2006
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle & Ella Kazerooni
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Cell & Developmental Biology

07/25/06: Human Embryonic Stem Cell Controversy
Outlet: Michigan Talk Radio Network Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Sue O'Shea  

07/25/06: The issues surrounding embryonic stem cells
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Sue O'Shea  

07/23/06: Bush's stem cell veto: Whom does it save?
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sue O'shea  

07/20/06: Stem-cell veto called setback
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

07/20/06: Veto won't end stem cell debate
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

07/06/06: Column: Stem cell research could spur economy
Outlet: Observer-Eccentric Newspapers
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison  

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Children's Hospital

07/29/06: Briefing: UM Health System gets large donation - Strathmore Development, Mott
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/29/06: U-M Health System gets large donation
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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07/28/06: Ypsilanti mom 'blessed' after son's fetal surgery
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: George Mychaliska & Clark Nugent  

07/23/06: Mott gets visit with Stanley Cup
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/22/06: Quilters show off for a good cause
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jarrod Sandee  

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Emergency Medicine

07/29/06: Beat the heat? Record highs, but EMU cooling center empty
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Jim Pribble  

07/26/06: Health News Blues
Outlet: Forbes.com
Contributing Faculty: James Pribble
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07/03/06: Overcrowding in U.S. emergency rooms
Outlet: Michigan Talk Radio Network not available online
Contributing Faculty: Terry Kowalenko  

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Family Medicine

07/03/06: Good energy for bad
Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer
Contributing Faculty: Sara Warber  

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Gastroenterology

07/07/06: Drug option for UC helps women maintain fertility
Outlet: The Medical Post
Contributing Faculty: Peter Higgins
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07/02/06: Hot dogs a stretch for competitive eaters
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: William Chey  

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General Medicine

07/21/06: Happiness and age
Outlet: Times of London (UK)
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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07/20/06: Happiness increases with age
Outlet: WZZM-TV Grand Rapids Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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07/19/06: Think happiness is for the young? Think again.
Outlet: Lansing State Journal
Contributing Faculty: Heather Lacey & Peter Ubel
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07/18/06: Study: Condom-style catheter the way to go
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/17/06: Urinary tract infections more likely with indwelling catheters
Outlet: Medical Post of Canada
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/11/06: A catheter alternative
Outlet: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/11/06: Condom-Style Catheter Cuts Men's Infection Risk
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/04/06: Patients' care choices differ when they put themselves in their doctors' shoes
Outlet: Medical Post of Canada
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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07/03/06: Catheter Type Makes All the Difference
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/03/06: Catheter Type Makes All the Difference
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/03/06: External catheters have fewer infections
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/03/06: New catheter reduces infection risk for men
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/03/06: Urinary catheter type and infection risk
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Sanjay Saint
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07/02/06: Researcher sees role of emotions in decisions
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Brian Zikmund-Fisher & Peter Ubel
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General Surgery

07/09/06: Good Help, Close to Home
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer  

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Hematology-Oncology

07/10/06: Body & Soul focuses on nutrition: Local churches, U-M work to improve health
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Natasha Blakeney
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07/01/06: Stem Cells: The Real Culprits in Cancer?
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke (Former) & Michael Becker  

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Internal Medicine

07/26/06: Los niveles reducidos de extrogeno son un factor de riesgo de la
Outlet: Azprensa
Contributing Faculty: Christian Haas & Xiujun Pi  

07/24/06: Defiant and Exhausted, Teens Refuse Cancer Treatments
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Raymond De Vries  

07/24/06: Life-altering decisions: Katrina-related murder arrests for three New Orleans healthcare workers could have major implications for industry
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira
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07/24/06: Patients in chronic pain flood ERs
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Carmen Green  

07/12/06: Twins Study Spots Three Rheumatoid Arthritis Genes
Outlet: Health Day  

07/02/06: U-M ups Wayne services -
Outlet: Business Review (Ann Arbor edition), June 22-28 is  

07/01/06: Stem Cells: The real culprits in cancer?
Outlet: Scientific American  

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Medical Education

07/01/06: Scientists normalize misbehaviors
Outlet: IRB Advisor
Contributing Faculty: Raymond De Vries
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M-Fit

07/30/06: Beverages could be ruining your diet
Outlet: hometownlife.com
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/30/06: Healthy choices: Beverages could be ruining your diet
Outlet: Observer & Eccentric newspapers
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/18/06: Healthy harvest
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Erica Wald  

07/10/06: Liquidos que pueden arruinarle la dieta
Outlet: Al Dia (TEXAS) not available on-line
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/10/06: Lquidos que pueden arruinarle la dieta
Outlet: Al Da (Texas) Not available on-line - Subscriptio
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/05/06: Beverages may add to weight gain
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/05/06: Beverages may add to weight gain
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/04/06: Body and mind benefit from a water workout
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Wendy Dolen
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07/04/06: Liquidos que pueden arruinar su dieta
Outlet: laopinion.com
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/03/06: Liquidos que pueden arruinar su dieta
Outlet: La Opinion Digital
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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07/03/06: Lquidos que pueden arruinar su dieta
Outlet: La Opinion Digital
Contributing Faculty: Susan Aaronson
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Neurology

07/24/06: Tonsils and Sleep
Outlet: Sciencentral News (TV syndication service used by
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin
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07/18/06: Bacteria Enzyme May Help Regrow Spinal Cords
Outlet: Health Day  

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Neurosurgery

07/30/06: At dissection, they pick through brain's terrain
Outlet: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Contributing Faculty: Greg Thompson
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07/20/06: Regeneran las terminaciones nerviosas de la mdula espinal ...
Outlet: Levante
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/20/06: Regeneran las terminaciones nerviosas de la mdula espinal..
Outlet: Levante
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/20/06: Regeneran terminales nerviosas de mdula espinal inyectando ..
Outlet: Once TV
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/20/06: Regeneran terminales nerviosas de mdula espinal inyectando ...
Outlet: Once TV
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/19/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: Correo del Caron
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/19/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: Correo del Caron
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Cientficos de EE.UU. regeneran fibras nerviosas en ratones
Outlet: La Voz de Galicia
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Cientficos de EE.UU. regeneran fibras nerviosas en ratones
Outlet: La Voz de Galicia
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de la mdula
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de la mdula ...
Outlet: AZprensa
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Consiguen regenerar los nervios de la mdula sea tras una ...
Outlet: Diario Mlaga
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Consiguen regenerar los nervios de la mdula sea tras una ...
Outlet: Diario Mlaga
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...
Outlet: Granada digital
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...
Outlet: Diario Siglo XXI
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...
Outlet: Diario Siglo XXI
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...
Outlet: Europa Press
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...
Outlet: Granada digital
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Investigadores consiguen regenerar las terminaciones nerviosas de ...s de ...
Outlet: Europa Press
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Logran regenerar fibras nerviosas
Outlet: La Razn (Argentina) Page no longer available on-l
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/18/06: Logran regenerar fibras nerviosas
Outlet: La Razn (Argentina) Page no longer available on-l
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/17/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: elmundo.es
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/17/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: 24 Horas Libre
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/17/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: El Mundo Salud
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/17/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: 24 Horas Libre
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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07/17/06: Cientficos estadounidenses consiguen regenerar fibras nerviosas ...
Outlet: El Mundo Salud
Contributing Faculty: Lynda Yang
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

07/21/06: Incontinencia en mujeres
Outlet: La Opinion Digital
Contributing Faculty: Dee Fenner
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07/15/06: Consejos para embarazos de verano
Outlet: La Opinin Digita
Contributing Faculty: Amy Tremper
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07/15/06: Consejos para embarazos de verano
Outlet: laopinion.com
Contributing Faculty: Amy Tremper
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07/06/06: Pregnant women should exercise carefully
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Amy Tremper
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07/05/06: El parto vaginal favorece los trastornos del suelo plvico
Outlet: elmundo.es
Contributing Faculty: Divya A. Patel
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Ophthalmology

07/26/06: See the light on sun protection: Sunglasses aren't just sporty - they can save your sight
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Vine  

07/07/06: Drug improves vision in some
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Mark Johnson  

07/01/06: FDA OKs first drug shown to improve vision loss common after age 60
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark Johnson  

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Orthopedic Surgery

07/12/06: Cyclist Landis' Hurt Hip Amazes Doctors
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Urquhart  

07/12/06: Cyclist Landis' Hurt Hip Amazes Doctors
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Urquhart  

07/12/06: Cyclist Landis' Hurt Hip Amazes Doctors
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Urquhart  

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Pediatric Surgery

07/04/06: Budding surgeons respond to teacher's hands-on approach
Outlet: Medical Post of Canada
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ehrlich
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

07/27/06: Childhood: Parents can keep their kids well
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Mark Russell & Sharlene Day  

07/25/06: An age-old childhood malady can still strike fear in the heart of a parent.
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

07/12/06: HPV Vaccine Controversy
Outlet: NPR-Onpoint
Contributing Faculty: Janet Gilsdorf
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07/12/06: Inhalant Abuse
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: David Rosen
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07/08/06: Get All the Buzz on Bug Bites
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Margie Andreae
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07/05/06: U-M's ahead of the curve on pediatric emergency medicine
Outlet: Business Review
Contributing Faculty: Marie Lozon  

07/01/06: A Sperm Donor's Story
Outlet: Ann Arbor Observer
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Neidner  

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Psychiatry

07/29/06: Obsessive-compulsive disorder genetics
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Hanna
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07/27/06: Obsessive-compulsive disorder genetics
Outlet: WQKL-FM/WTKA-AM/WWWW-FM - Clear Channel Radio Ann
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Hanna
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07/27/06: Study links gene to OCD
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Hanna
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07/26/06: Some Parents Have Stopped Vaccinating Their Kids, Putting Others at Risk
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Gregory Hanna
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07/24/06: Family tragedy spurs anti-suicide plan for schools
Outlet: Kalamazoo Gazette
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl King  

07/21/06: Family tragedy spurs anti-suicide plan for schools
Outlet: Booth Newspapers Syndicate
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl King  

07/05/06: Oh @#$%! button lights up brain
Outlet: Diagnostic Imaging magazine copies available from
Contributing Faculty: Stephan Taylor
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Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

07/07/06: Harmonicas and COPD
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Fernando Martinez
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Radiology

07/03/06: Intracranial stent reduces stroke risk
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Joseph Gemmete  

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Surgery

07/17/06: Wanted: Superstar cardiac surgeon
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Richard Prager  

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Trauma Burn

07/17/06: Jacob Peck, Burn Patient
Outlet: Channel 7 not available online  

07/04/06: Firework injury prevention
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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U-M Health System Administration

07/26/06: Gains seen in research leadership
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Reshma Jagsi  

07/24/06: Hospitalists make a mark
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: Scott Flanders & Ken Pituch  

07/22/06: Con mucho sueno al volante
Outlet: La Opinion Digital
Contributing Faculty: Todd Arendt
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07/20/06: Who to get priority for health care?
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Judy Hallas & Ken Pituch  

07/19/06: Gender Gap in Scientific Research Shows Up in Print
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Reshma Jagsi  

07/11/06: The Medical Malpractice Myth: Forget tort reform. The Democrats have a better diagnosis.
Outlet: The Slate  

07/11/06: TRIUMPHS: Investigator has a heart
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Latreece Taylor  

07/10/06: Blues network offers healthy habits discount
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

07/10/06: UM Hospitals rank 12th in annual US News list
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/07/06: America's Best Hospitals 2006
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

07/07/06: Area hospitals rank high on U.S. News list
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

07/06/06: UM hospitals division promotes interim CEO Strong
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong  

07/05/06: Interim director Strong gets permanent CEO job at UM hospitals
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

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U-M Hospital Administration

07/22/06: $79 million surplus for U-M Hospitals
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Doug Strong
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07/22/06: U-M hospitals report better profits
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & Doug Strong
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07/21/06: Yearly operating income, revenue up for University of Michigan Hospitals
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

07/20/06: Hospitals Share Strategies for Preventing Errors
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne  

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U-M Medical School Administration

07/27/06: Study shows women gain in medicine
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Reshma Jagsi  

07/18/06: New Orleans Hospital Deaths: Are Charges Fair?
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Maria Silveira  

07/17/06: Dean of 'U' Med School to assume ASCO post - James Woolliscroft Executive Associate Dean James Woolliscroft will serve as interim dean if Regents approve
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/14/06: Doctor known for research in breast cancer treatment
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter  

07/14/06: UM medical dean leaving for Virginia
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/14/06: U-M medical school dean resigns
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/14/06: U-M medical school dean resigns
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/14/06: U-M's medical school dean takes oncology job
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Allen Lichter & Robert Kelch
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07/11/06: Leading Medical Journal Tightens Conflict-of-Interest Rules
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick
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07/08/06: What he knew in 1918 could save millions of lives
Outlet: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

07/05/06: End of a Golden Era
Outlet: Inside Higher Education
Contributing Faculty: William Elger  

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Allergy & Immunology
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Internal Medicine
Medical Education
M-Fit
Neurology
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Psychiatry
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Radiology
Surgery
Trauma Burn
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Medical School Administration