Media report August 2004

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

08/18/04: Fight urge to splurge in food at summer fairs, nutritionist says
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Kathy Rhodes  

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Children's Hospital

08/17/04: Motorcycle ride to benefit U-M's Mott
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
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08/08/04: Carr, Brandon head fund for hospital
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch
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Emergency Medicine

08/01/04: Lawn-mower Safety
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: Marie Lozon
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Endocrinology and Metabolism

08/13/04: Which Diet is the Best?
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: David Schteingart
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08/13/04: Which Diet is the Best?
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: David Schteingart
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08/13/04: Which Diet is the Best? The One That Works for You
Outlet: Discovery Health
Contributing Faculty: David Schteingart
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08/13/04: Which Diet is the Best? The One That Works for You
Outlet: Discovery Health
Contributing Faculty: David Schteingart
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Family Medicine

08/01/04: Strange twinges or dull aches down there? Find out how to stop those below-the-belt agonies.
Outlet: Shape
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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08/01/04: When Sex Hurts
Outlet: Ladie's Home Journal
Contributing Faculty: Barbara Reed
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Gastroenterology

08/25/04: Camera-carrying capsule navigates your GI tract
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Fisher
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08/17/04: Camera-pill takes intestinal voyage
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Fisher
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08/04/04: Patients find tiny, high-tech cameras easy to swallow
Outlet: Arizona Republic, AZ
Contributing Faculty: Laurel R. Fisher
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General Medicine

08/23/04: VA system outdoes managed care in services
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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08/18/04: Veterans Affairs' diabetes care may surpass care managed by payers
Outlet: Daily Briefing
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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08/17/04: Diabetics Treated Better Under VA
Outlet: The Tampa Tribune
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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08/17/04: VA better at diabetes treatment
Outlet: The Star- Ledger
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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08/16/04: VA bests managed care diabetes treatment
Outlet: Associate Press
Contributing Faculty: Eve Kerr
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General Surgery

08/10/04: Healthy marks for hospitals
Outlet: Rocky Mountain News
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer
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08/10/04: Healthy Marks for Hospitals
Outlet: Rocky Mountain News
Contributing Faculty: John Birkmeyer  

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Hematology-Oncology

08/31/04: Stem cells
Outlet: WBZ-AM
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha  

08/30/04: How to Kill Cancer So It Doesn't Grow Back
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/30/04: Number of tumor cells can determine best therapy
Outlet: St. Louis Post - Dispatch
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/23/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: WMAR-TV Channel 2
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/20/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: WBAL-TV (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/20/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: WMAR-TV Channel 2
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/20/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: Today KNBC (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/20/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: ABC
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Blood test predicts breast cancer survival
Outlet: Women's Health
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Blood test predicts cancer survival
Outlet: Medical Posting - Women's Health
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WKBD-TV CH 50
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: KDVR-TV Ch 31 (FOX)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: ABC National
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: KTRK-TV CH 13 (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WHDH-TV (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WNBC-TV CH 4 (NBC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: KTRK-TV CH 13 (ABC)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WNBC-TV CH 4 (NBC) See additional NBC affiliate
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WXYZ-TV See additional ABC affiliates on file c
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Breast cancer circulating tumor cells
Outlet: WBBM-TV CH 2 (CBS)
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/18/04: Cancer cell level in blood may quickly determine success of breast cancer treatment
Outlet: Agence France Presse
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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08/12/04: Cancer Stem Cell Claim Scrutinized
Outlet: Science Now
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/12/04: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia - Identifying the Hydra's Heads
Outlet: The New England Journal of Medicine
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/12/04: Proposed Leukemia Stem Cell Encounters a Blast of Scrutiny
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/12/04: Stem cell found that may cause certain cancers
Outlet: National Public Radio/Morning Edition
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/07/04: Where cancer cells start
Outlet: Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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08/05/04: Mutant Stem Cells May Seed Cancer
Outlet: Science Magazine
Contributing Faculty: Michael Clarke
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Infectious Disease

08/25/04: In a lather over antibacterial products
Outlet: New York - Newsday
Contributing Faculty: Howard Markel  

08/02/04: Potentially Dangerous Staph Infections Spreading
Outlet: Innovations-Report, Germany 8/4/04
Contributing Faculty: Suzanne Bradley
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MCIT

08/01/04: Battle of the weight loss books
Outlet: Oprah.com
Contributing Faculty: Robert Lash  

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Michigan Visiting Nurses

08/11/04: Shot parites combat form of meningitis
Outlet: Observer and Eccentric
Contributing Faculty: Kathy Gold
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08/06/04: Don't let kids fail to stay healthy
Outlet: Detroit News
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Microbiology and Immunology

08/05/04: Common Virus find in Human prostate tissue
Outlet: Innovations-Report, Germany 87/6/04
Contributing Faculty: Michael Imperiale, Ph.D.
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08/05/04: Scientists find common virus in human prostate tissue
Outlet: ScienceBlog.com 8/6/04
Contributing Faculty: Michael Imperiale, Ph.D.
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08/05/04: Scientists find common virus in human prostate tissue University of Michigan
Outlet: Medical News Today 8/6/04
Contributing Faculty: Michael Imperiale, Ph.D.
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Neurology

08/25/04: Fresh light on Huntington's, a terrible hereditary disease
Outlet: EUROPA
Contributing Faculty: Matthew Lorincz  

08/09/04: Higher stroke risk faced by Mexican American
Outlet: Medical News Today, UK
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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08/09/04: Higher stroke risk faced by Mexican Americans
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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08/09/04: Mexican-Americans have higher stroke risk
Outlet: HealthandAge.com
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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08/09/04: Mexican-Americans higher risk of stroke
Outlet: Washington Times (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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08/09/04: Mexicans more likely to have stroke, study reveals
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Lewis Morgenstern
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08/06/04: Untangling Alzheimer's by Paring Plaques Bolsters Amyloid Theory
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

08/04/04: Modafinil
Outlet: WKBD-TV CH 50
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin  

08/04/04: Modafinil
Outlet: WXYZ
Contributing Faculty: Ron Chervin  

08/04/04: Untangling Alzheimer's by Paring Plaques
Outlet: Science Now
Contributing Faculty: Sid Gilman  

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Nursing

08/24/04: Nurses at U-M ratify 4-year deal
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Marge Calarco & John Armelagos
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08/24/04: U-M nurses OK contract
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Marge Calarco & John Armelagos
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08/01/04: Two Midwestern Facilities Make Honor Roll of Best Hospitals
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Marge Calarco
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Pathology

08/17/04: In Aging, Being Small May Have Its Advantage
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller
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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

08/17/04: Health: Tracking Triggers
Outlet: Newsweek
Contributing Faculty: Michael Cabana & Toby Lewis
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Pharmacology

08/30/04: Vitamins - You can get most of what you need by eating right. Beyond that, be cautious
Outlet: Business Week
Contributing Faculty: Robert Simpson
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08/30/04: You can get most of what you need by eating right, be cautious
Outlet: Business Week
Contributing Faculty: Robert Simpson  

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

08/04/04: Hanging Up the keys
Outlet: ABC
Contributing Faculty: Paula Kartje  

08/03/04: After a stroke, words fail
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Joanne Marttila-Pierson & Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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08/03/04: After a stroke, words fail
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Joanne Marttila-Pierson & Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
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Physiology

08/06/04: Skinny mice
Outlet: WKBD-TV UPN
Contributing Faculty: Ormond MacDougald
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08/06/04: Skinny mice
Outlet: WXYZ
Contributing Faculty: Ormond MacDougald
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Psychiatry

08/15/04: Parents need to talk about the results of drinking
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Zucker
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08/14/04: Parents need to talk about the results of drinking
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Zucker
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08/13/04: Parents need to talk about the results of drinking
Outlet: WJBK-TV (2)
Contributing Faculty: Robert Zucker
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08/02/04: Beyond Hangovers: Heavy Drinking Poses Serious Dangers
Outlet: Innovations-Report, Germany 8/4/04
Contributing Faculty: Robert Zucker
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Social Work

08/01/04: Sex and Satisfaction
Outlet: Self
Contributing Faculty: Sallie Foley
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U-M Hospital Administration

08/19/04: Maine hospital redesigns gowns for muslim women
Outlet: Miami Herald  

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Urology

08/25/04: Prostate Cancer Genetics
Outlet: KTVI-TV Channel 2  

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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Hematology-Oncology
Infectious Disease
MCIT
Michigan Visiting Nurses
Microbiology and Immunology
Neurology
Nursing
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Pharmacology
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physiology
Psychiatry
Social Work
U-M Hospital Administration
Urology