Media report July 2008

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

07/15/08: Reining in a racing heart
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Fred Morady  

07/01/08: Scientists find Gleevec may help in stroke
Outlet: Michigan Radio (91.7 FM Ann Arbor, Flint, Grand Rapids)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Lawrence
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Cell & Developmental Biology

07/07/08: Voters to decide fate of stem cell research
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Sean Morrison
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07/03/08: Push is on to lift stem-cell research ban
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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Children's Hospital

07/22/08: Adults rank obesity No. 1 kid health fear
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Matthew M. Davis
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07/15/08: Obesity Number 1 Health Concern For Kids
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Adults: Obesity is top kid health concern
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Obesity is No. 1 concern for kids
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Obesity is No. 1 concern for kids
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Obesity Is No. 1 Health Concern For Kids In 2008
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Survey: Obesity Top Kids' Health Issue
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Matthew M. Davis
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07/14/08: Survey: Obesity Top Kids' Health Issue
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Matthew M. Davis
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07/11/08: Trauma Center Counseling Reduces Kids' Repeat Injuries
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Peter F. Ehrlich M.D.
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07/11/08: Trauma Center Counseling Reduces Kids' Repeat Injuries
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Peter F. Ehrlich
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07/11/08: Trauma Center Counseling Reduces Kids' Repeat Injuries
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Peter F. Ehrlich M.D.
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07/08/08: Are tweens safe home alone?
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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07/07/08: NHL Ref Volunteers in Support of Organ Transplant
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
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07/03/08: Lili goes to Washington DC
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review
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Dermatology

07/22/08: Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Shan R. Baker
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07/22/08: Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Shan R. Baker
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07/22/08: Staying safe under the rays is important
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mandy Harting  

07/22/08: Sunnertime blues
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Mandy Harting  

07/22/08: What's the best way to treat wrinkles?
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
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07/21/08: Women More Likely to Have Second Thoughts on Tattoos
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey S. Orringer  

07/21/08: Women More Likely to Have Second Thoughts on Tattoos
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey S. Orringer  

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Emergency Medicine

07/25/08: ER Visit Leaves Many Confused
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Kristen Engel
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07/25/08: ER Visit Leaves Many Confused
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Kristen Engel
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07/03/08: Families don't get proper care for chronic illnesses
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Noreen M. Clark  

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Family Medicine

07/01/08: Pedometer Perks
Outlet: Parenting
Contributing Faculty: Caroline R. Richardson, M.D.
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General Medicine

07/31/08: Fighting Breast Cancer
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Sarah Hawley
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07/30/08: Fighting Breast Cancer
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Sarah Hawley
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07/07/08: Early Sex Doesn't Predict HPV Infection
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Amanda F. Dempsey, MD, PhD
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General Surgery

07/14/08: Breast Cancer
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee
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07/09/08: Breast Cancer
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee
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Hematology-Oncology

07/30/08: Check your horoscope. Anything about kidney stones?
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
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07/21/08: Lung Cancer
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: David Beer, Ph.D
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07/15/08: U-M to study "chemobrain"
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/14/08: The Aesthetic Outcome of Breast Cancer
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee, M.D., M.P.H
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07/08/08: Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
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07/07/08: Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
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07/05/08: Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Outlet: News13 Orlando
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07/01/08: Improve Your Odds
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Dean Brenner  

07/01/08: Stemming the Tide
Outlet: DBusiness July/August 2008 issue
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

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Human Genetics

07/14/08: Theory series experts: who they are
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Julie Lumeng  

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Internal Medicine

07/30/08: Few aware that smoking can cause bladder cancer
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Seth A. Strope & James E. Montie
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07/27/08: Dementia vastly underestimated in the developing world
Outlet: New Scientist
Contributing Faculty: Kenneth Langa
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07/22/08: Nursing Homes Unprepared for Pandemic Flu Fallout
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Lona Mody
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07/22/08: Nursing Homes Unprepared for Pandemic Flu Fallout
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Lona Mody
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07/22/08: Nursing Homes Unprepared for Pandemic Flu Fallout
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Lona Mody
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07/17/08: Few understand ER advice, study finds
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Peter Ubel
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07/17/08: UM Study: Many ER Patients Leave Confused
Outlet: WWJ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Peter Ubel
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07/16/08: Emergency Room Patients Unclear on Doctors’ Instructions
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Peter Ubel
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07/14/08: What's making us fat? Maybe a virus is to blame
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Julie Lumeng  

07/01/08: CDC: 68 Mich. counties exceed U.S. diabetes rate
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: William Herman
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M-CARE

07/29/08: Report: HMO costs up, again
Outlet: Detroit News  

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M-Fit

07/29/08: Nine Ways Food Labels Mislead
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Erica Wald  

07/29/08: Nine Ways Food Labels Mislead
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Erica Wald  

07/21/08: Do-it-yourself snacks save money
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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07/21/08: Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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07/21/08: Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer, R.D
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07/07/08: WHOis: Colleen Greene
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Colleen Greene  

07/02/08: Healthy eating in shaky economic times
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Holly Scherer
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Microbiology and Immunology

07/06/08: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma on the Rise, Along With Prospects for a Cure
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mark Kaminski  

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Neurology

07/29/08: New Alzheimer's drug shows early promise
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Sid Gilman  

07/16/08: Westland firefighters to raise money for families affected by muscular dystrophy
Outlet: Detroit News  

07/14/08: Fear Factor: Dopamine May Fuel Dread, Too
Outlet: Scientific American  

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07/04/08: Happiness: Is it as easy as a smile?
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

07/21/08: When Babies Die, Obstetricians Suffer, Too
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold
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07/21/08: When Babies Die, Obstetricians Suffer, Too
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Katherine Gold
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07/17/08: University of Michigan researcher Xiao Xu says medical liability risks shrink obstetric care options
Outlet: mlive.com Business Review
Contributing Faculty: Xiao Xu  

07/13/08: Too Fat and Pregnant
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mark Chames  

07/07/08: Correct seat belts save fetuses
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Mark D. Pearlman
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07/01/08: Hot Docs
Outlet: Ambassador Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Arnold Advincula  

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Ophthalmology

07/22/08: Device may improve diabetic vision care
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Victor M. Elner & Howard R. Petty
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07/15/08: Eye Test Could Spot Diabetes Vision Trouble Early
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Howard Petty & Victor Elner
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07/15/08: Eye Test Could Spot Diabetes Vision Trouble Early
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Victor M. Elner & Howard Petty
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07/15/08: New device may help in diabetes detection
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Howard Petty & Victor Elner
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07/15/08: 'Snapshots' Of Eyes Could Serve As Early Warning Of Diabetes Or Diabetic Eye Disease, U-M Researchers Report
Outlet: Medical News Today
Contributing Faculty: Victor M. Elner, M.D., Ph.D & Howard R. Petty, Ph.D
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07/15/08: U-M device can predict diabetes through eyes
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Howard Petty & Victor Elner
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07/15/08: U-M vision testing device shows promise in early diabetes detection
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Howard Petty & Victor Elner
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07/14/08: 'The Eyes Have It': New Technology Catches Diabetes Early
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Howard Petty & Victor Elner
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07/14/08: U-M vision testing device shows promise in early diabetes detection
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Victor M. Elner, M.D., Ph.D & Howard R. Petty, Ph.D
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

07/23/08: ADHD diagnoses in younger children holds steady; experts surprised to see rise in older kids
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/23/08: ADHD increasingly common in older kids, CDC says
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/23/08: ADHD increasingly common in older kids, CDC says
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/23/08: ADHD increasingly common in older kids, CDC says
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/23/08: ADHD increasingly common in older kids, CDC says
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/23/08: Report: More older kids diagnosed with ADHD
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Mohammad Ghaziuddin  

07/15/08: Obesity parents No. 1 concern for kids
Outlet: WJR-AM
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07/14/08: Obesity parents No. 1 concern for kids
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/14/08: What's making us fat? Maybe it's all that high-fructose corn syrup
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Julie Lumeng  

07/14/08: What's making us fat? Maybe we're not sleeping enough
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Julie Lumeng  

07/14/08: What's making us fat? Maybe we're too stressed
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Julie Lumeng  

07/09/08: Hyper Campers
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Edward Walton  

07/09/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/09/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/08/08: Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D.
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07/08/08: Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
Outlet: Forbes
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D.
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07/08/08: Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D.
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07/08/08: Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D.
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07/08/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: WJR-AM
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/08/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/08/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/08/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/08/08: Type 2 diabetes epidemic seen looming
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D.
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07/07/08: Early Sex Doesn't Predict HPV Infection
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Amanda Dempsey
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07/07/08: Early Sex Doesn't Predict HPV Infection
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Amanda Dempsey, M.D.
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07/07/08: Teen sex doesn't predict HPV infection
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Amanda Dempsey, M.D.
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07/07/08: The potential epidemic of type 2 diabetes in young adults
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
Contributing Faculty: Joyce Lee, M.D. M.P.H.
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07/07/08: U of M Study: Sexual Behavior No Guide for HPV Vaccine
Outlet: Michigan Radio (91.7FM Ann Arbor, Flint, Grand Rapids)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Amanda Dempsey
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07/01/08: Newborns in Intensive Care Often Exposed to Pain
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report  

07/01/08: Newborns in Intensive Care Often Exposed to Pain
Outlet: Health Day  

07/01/08: Newborns in Intensive Care Often Exposed to Pain
Outlet: Washington Post  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

07/03/08: Oh, My Aching Back
Outlet: Reader's Digest
Contributing Faculty: Andrew J. Haig, M.D.  

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Psychiatry

07/31/08: The trouble with when they get into trouble
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Melissa Webster  

07/22/08: Returning military veterans find universities still learning how to welcome them back
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. John Greden  

07/22/08: Trauma related chronic pain linked to PTSD
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)  

07/22/08: Vets returning to campus life seek help adjusting
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. John Greden  

07/22/08: Vets returning to campus life seek help adjusting
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. John Greden  

07/22/08: Vets returning to college seek help adjusting
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Dr. John Greden  

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Radiation Oncology

07/30/08: New cancer therapy weighed
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Theodore Lawrence  

07/28/08: Reimbursement rates fuel drive for proton beam
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Howard Sandler
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07/23/08: Board to review single-owner cancer centers
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Theodore Lawrence
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07/23/08: New drug shrinks prostate tumors
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Howard M. Sandler  

07/21/08: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/20/AR2008072001093.html
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: David Beer, MD
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07/20/08: Gene Profiles Might Help Guide Lung Cancer Care
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: David Beer, MD
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07/20/08: Gene test for lung cancer aggressiveness sought
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: David Beer, MD
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07/08/08: Hormone therapy discouraged in some prostate cases
Outlet: Newsday.com
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Howard Sandler  

07/08/08: Hormone therapy discouraged in some prostate cases
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Howard Sandler  

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Surgery

07/22/08: Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Shan R. Baker
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07/21/08: Laser Resurfacing: Lasting Wrinkle Fix?
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: P. Daniel Ward, MD  

07/09/08: Breast Asymmetry Affects Quality of Life
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee, MD
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07/09/08: Breast-Conserving Surgery Leaves Many Cancer Patients Disappointed
Outlet: Forbes.com
Contributing Faculty: Jennifer Waljee, MD
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U-M Health System Administration

07/28/08: As Doctors Cater to Looks, Skin Patients Wait
Outlet: New York Times  

07/28/08: U-M hospital named among the best for quality, safety
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/28/08: U-M, Munson hospitals named among the best for quality, safety
Outlet: WWTV-TV Traverse City
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07/28/08: UMHS honored for safety, quality
Outlet: WWJ-AM
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07/28/08: UMHS named one of nation's safest hospitals
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/27/08: AARP toasts Ann Arbor's health Magazine says it's the healthiest city in the U.S.
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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07/24/08: 2 Mich. hospitals win patient safety honors
Outlet: Detroit News
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07/24/08: AARP names Ann Arbor "healthiest city"
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review
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07/24/08: CON Commission OKs new proton beam regulation
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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07/24/08: Safety/quality award goes to Munson, U-M
Outlet: Michigan Radio
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07/24/08: Spencer Bell continues to help others
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D  

07/24/08: Top 5 Healthiest Hometowns For Retirement
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
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07/23/08: AARP toasts Ann Arbor's health
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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07/23/08: AARP toasts Ann Arbor's health Magazine says it's the healthiest city in the U.S.
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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07/22/08: Top 5 healthiest hometowns for retirement
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
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07/17/08: First day of art fairs is a scorcher
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Katie Vloet  

07/17/08: Local award winners
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel MD, PhD & Alexandra Minna Stern, PhD
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07/16/08: Clicking your way to better health
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Graham Kerr
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07/16/08: Storms push through southeast Michigan
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Kara Gavin  

07/16/08: Sweltering heat sends art fairs attendees to hospital
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Katie Vloet  

07/14/08: Some health centers work with doctors' part-time needs
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Michele Nypaver  

07/10/08: Beaumont gets OK for proton cancer therapy site
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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07/10/08: Beaumont gets OK for proton therapy
Outlet: Detroit News
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07/09/08: State grants final approval for Beaumont’s proton-beam center
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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07/09/08: UM Walks For Sarcoma
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/07/08: End the stem cell ban
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Robert Kelch
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07/01/08: Beaumont cancer plan wins state's initial OK
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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07/01/08: Beaumont wins conditional approval for proton beam center
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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07/01/08: Reduce diabetes risk in 7 days
Outlet: Prevention  

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U-M Hospital Administration

07/28/08: Home medicine errors, deaths rise
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/28/08: Rapid rise seen in fatal medication errors at home
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Jeffrey Jentzen  

07/27/08: Red Cross plans blood drives in area
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/17/08: Marrow Transplant Helps Big Brother
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

07/16/08: Colleges share grant money
Outlet: Detroit News  

07/16/08: State Universities Join Forces to Fund Tech Startups
Outlet: WWJ-AM  

07/15/08: Six Michigan hospitals make ‘Most Wired’ list
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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07/15/08: US News rates U-M hospital among the best
Outlet: WDIV-TV (Channel 4)
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07/14/08: Bill would fund OU project
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Cynthia Wilbanks  

07/13/08: HEALTH CARE: U-M hospital honored
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
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07/11/08: Once Again Among the Nation's Finest: U-M Hospitals & Health Centers Rank 13th in the U.S.
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong, M.B.A.
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07/11/08: Six Southeast Michigan hospitals make ‘best hospital’ ranking
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
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07/11/08: U.S. News ranks U-M hospitals among the best
Outlet: Michigan Radio (91.7FM Ann Arbor-Grand Rapids-Flint)
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong
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07/11/08: U-M Hospitals Rank High in New Report
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong, M.B.A.
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07/06/08: Fake patients rate health care -- and stir debate about wasting doctors' time
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Deb Guglielmo  

07/03/08: Cox sues Blue Cross over insurance company purchase
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

07/01/08: Ann Arbor couple gives $5 million to the University of Michigan to study public health hazards
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

07/01/08: Help is available to quit smoking
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

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U-M Main Campus

07/11/08: Battle looms over Michigan stem-cell vote
Outlet: Toledo Blade
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison
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U-M Medical School Administration

07/30/08: Elan and Wyeth Alzheimer drug results mixed, shares fall
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Sid Gilman  

07/28/08: Ethics panel may back universal coverage, ponders access as a "moral imperative"
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Carl E. Schneider, JD  

07/23/08: Link to Audio
Outlet: WDET-FM (Detroit Public Radio)
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Joseph Holoshitz  

07/23/08: Medpedia Announced, World's Largest Collaborative Online Encyclopedia of Medicine and Health
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed  

07/22/08: MedPedia Is Wikifying the Medical Search Space
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D  

07/22/08: MedPedia Is Wikifying the Medical Search Space
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D  

07/17/08: Advocating a Treatment, but Denied Access to It
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Dr. Susan Goold  

07/17/08: Five questions with scientist-artist Deb Gumucio
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Deb Gumucio
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07/09/08: To save a hip, fall like a skydiver
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: James Ashton-Miller
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07/08/08: Omary to head department at U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: James O. Woolliscroft, M.D.
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07/07/08: UM Study: Falling Like a Parachuter Can Be a Life-Saver
Outlet: WWJ-AM
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07/01/08: The tangled truth about your health
Outlet: Prevention
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern  

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07/09/08: Smoking/bladder cancer link not realized
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: James E. Montie
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