Media report July 2010

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Cancer Center

07/27/10: New approach to old test may detect ovarian cancer (Douglas Blayney)
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Douglas Blayney  

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Cell & Developmental Biology

07/14/10: Dillon's abortion position will matter
Outlet: Detroit News  

07/08/10: Michigan Matters: Pancakes and Politics on healthcare (Ora Pescovitz)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

07/08/10: Stem Cell Research
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)  

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Children's Hospital

07/28/10: UM Football Legends Help Hospital
Outlet: MyFox Detroit  

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Emergency Medicine

07/14/10: Fear and hope compete as hospital mergers grow (Jack Wheeler)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Jack Wheeler  

07/12/10: Mergers of for-profit and non-profit hospitals raise ... (Jack Wheeler)
Outlet: USA Today
Contributing Faculty: Jack Wheeler  

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Family Medicine

07/02/10: Organic misperceptions may lead to weight gain, study ...
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

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General Surgery

07/02/10: Eight Percent of ACL Surgeries Fail (Ed Wojtys)
Outlet: CalorieLab.com
Contributing Faculty: Ed Wojtys
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Human Genetics

07/22/10: Why certain diseases affect specific organs: Neural ... (William Dauer)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: William Dauer  

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Infectious Disease

07/14/10: 5 Ways Social Media Helps Promote Good Health
Outlet: Mashable  

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Internal Medicine

07/04/10: The risks of middle age grow
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian  

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Medical Education

07/08/10: U-M Medical School Changes Continuing Education Sponsorship Policy (James Woolliscroft
Outlet: Michigan Radio  

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Neurology

07/08/10: BRIEF: Firefighters on MDA drive in Sylvania
Outlet: Toledo Blade  

07/08/10: U-M's stem cell study on ALS looks promising (Eva Feldman)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Eva Feldman  

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Obstetrics/Gynecology

07/15/10: Why do certain diseases go into remission during pregnancy? (Howard R. Petty)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Howard R. Petty  

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Ophthalmology

07/08/10: Health Highlights: July 7, 2010
Outlet: Health Day  

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Otolaryngology

07/12/10: Gene mutation that causes rare form of deafness identified
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Margit Burmeister  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

07/14/10: The Health Risks of Cyberbullying (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: Health.com
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis
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07/13/10: Class focuses on kids with diabetes (Marci Lesperance)
Outlet: Livonia Observer
Contributing Faculty: Marci Lesperance  

07/11/10: Class focuses on kids with diabetes
Outlet: Garden City Observer  

07/11/10: Class focuses on kids with diabetes
Outlet: Westland MI Observer  

07/09/10: Neck measurement may help assess kids' weight issues (Olubukola "Bukky" Nafiu)
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola "Bukky" Nafiu  

07/09/10: Science Diction: Genome
Outlet: NPR
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

07/08/10: Can neck measure indicate body fat better than BMI? (Olubukola Nafiu)
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
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07/08/10: Child's neck size may reveal weight problems (Olubukola Nafiu)
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola Nafiu
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07/08/10: Measuring Childhood Obesity
Outlet: KTVT Dallas
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07/08/10: Mental Health Woes Plague 'Cyberbullies' and Their ... (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

07/08/10: Mental health woes plague 'cyberbullies' and their ... (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: KSTP
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

07/08/10: Mental Health Woes Plague 'Cyberbullies' and Their Victims (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Davis  

07/08/10: Move over, BMI -- for kids, is it time to measure ... (Olubukola “Bukky” Nafiu)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola “Bukky” Nafiu
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07/08/10: Neck size an indicator of body fat in children: study (Olubukola Nafiu)
Outlet: Globe and Mail
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola Nafiu
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07/08/10: Neck size could help ID childhood obesity (Olubukola Nafiu)
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola Nafiu
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07/08/10: Neck size key to gauging body fat? (Olubukola Nafiu)
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
Contributing Faculty: Olubukola Nafiu
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07/08/10: Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: ILEANA MORALES  

07/08/10: Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: Seattle Times
Contributing Faculty: ILEANA MORALES  

07/08/10: Poll: Fewer opportunities seen for minority kids (Matthew Davis)
Outlet: Los Angeles Times  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

07/01/10: What's Causing Your Back Pain? (Andrew Haig)
Outlet: ClickOnDetroit.com
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig  

07/01/10: What's Causing Your Back Pain? (Andrew Haig)
Outlet: WPTZ.com
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Haig  

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Radiation Oncology

07/12/10: Pain, dry mouth may play role in sleep quality of ... (Jeffrey Terrell and Sonia A. Duffy)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Terrell and Sonia A. Duffy
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07/01/10: Black Cancer Patients Twice as Likely to Die From Disease (Arden Morris
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/01/10: Black Cancer Patients Twice as Likely to Die From Disease (Arden Morris)
Outlet: Bloomberg Busniessweek
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/01/10: Black Cancer Patients Twice as Likely to Die From Disease (Arden Morris)
Outlet: MSN.com
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/01/10: Black Cancer Patients Twice as Likely to Die From Disease (Arden Morris)
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/01/10: Why are blacks more likely to die from cancer diagnosis? ... (Arden Morris and John D. Birkmeyer)
Outlet: Science Daily
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris and John D. Birkmeyer
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Surgery

07/08/10: Black patients twice as likely to die from cancer, University of Michigan study finds (Arden Morris)
Outlet: Ann Arbor.com
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/08/10: U of M Study: Black Americans Discriminated Against In US Health Care System (Arden Morris)
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Arden Morris
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07/06/10: Private surgery centers compete with Metro hospitals (John Hollingsworth)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: John Hollingsworth  

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Cancer Center
Cell & Developmental Biology
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
General Surgery
Human Genetics
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Medical Education
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Radiation Oncology
Surgery