Media report September 2007

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Allergy & Immunology

09/21/07: Protect the kid, spread the germs
Outlet: Chicago Sun Times
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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09/17/07: Kids and allergies
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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09/17/07: Kids and allergies
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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09/05/07: Kids and allergies
Outlet: Live Tonight - News Channel 8
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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09/04/07: Kids and allergies
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Marc McMorris
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Cardiac Surgery

09/28/07: Growing heart muscle in the lab
Outlet: WWTV-TV Traverse City/Upper Peninsula Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Ravi Birla
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09/16/07: Artificial heart called 'bridge to transplant'
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagani & Jonathan Haft
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09/16/07: Heart to heart Man gets 1st artificial heart in state, then gets real one
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagani & Jonathan Haft
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09/16/07: Phil Hall's journey to a new heart
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagani & Jonathan Haft
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09/11/07: Replacement hearts
Outlet: WJLA-TV Washington DC
Contributing Faculty: Ravi Birla  

09/04/07: New heart-pump implant gets good results in study
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagani, & Keith Aaronson
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Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension

09/18/07: Mich. hospitals await heart surgery ruling
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

09/18/07: When the Heart Stops
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Russell  

09/11/07: Bypass 'Off-Pump' Boosts Women's Outcomes
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Elizabeth Jackson  

09/11/07: Heart of the matter
Outlet: Chicago Sun Times  

09/06/07: Q&A with the director of the U-M Cardiovascular Center
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Monthly Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Kim Eagle  

09/01/07: Una tecnica moderna y efectiva para el corazon
Outlet: La Opinion Digital
Contributing Faculty: Brahmajee Nallamothu
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Children's Hospital

09/23/07: TODD JONES: Reasons for hope and joy as team fades ( C.S. Mott Children's Hospital)
Outlet: Detroit Free Press  

09/11/07: Mott Children's Hospital rated among top 30 in U.S.
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Valerie Castle
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09/09/07: Garden City girl battles rare Pearson's syndrome
Outlet: hometownlife.com
Contributing Faculty: Loree Collett
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09/09/07: Garden City girl battles rare Pearson's syndrome
Outlet: Observer-Eccentric Newspapers  

09/07/07: The crane game
Outlet: Michigan Daily
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09/07/07: Under Construction
Outlet: The Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Loree Collett
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09/03/07: America's Best Children's Hospitals
Outlet: U.S. News & World Report
Contributing Faculty: Valerie Castle
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09/01/07: Maddie still waits for a heart: For now, girl, 3, doing well
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: John Charpie  

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Emergency Medicine

09/15/07: The big chill that saves brain cells Therapeutic hypothermia available at local hospitals
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Robert Silbergleit  

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Family Medicine

09/11/07: It's OK to slurp fruit juice, but skip the corn syrup
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Rockwell
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09/11/07: It's OK to slurp fruit juice, but skip the corn syrup (Pamela Rockwell)
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Rockwell
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09/05/07: Power of fruit juice
Outlet: ChicagoLand News At Noon
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Rockwell
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09/03/07: Power of fruit juice
Outlet: WNEM-5 News At 11
Contributing Faculty: Pamela Rockwell
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Gastroenterology

09/01/07: Stop Your Bellaching
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: William Chey
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09/01/07: Stop your bellyaching
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: William Chey
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General Medicine

09/27/07: Older Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Diabetes Control
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Michele Heisler
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09/25/07: Blacks, Latinos lag in diabetes control
Outlet: Michigan Radio Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Michele Heisler
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09/25/07: Diabetes control worse among blacks, Latinos
Outlet: WJBK-TV (Channel 2)
Contributing Faculty: Michele Heisler
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09/24/07: Factors behind diabetes race disparities 'elusive'
Outlet: Reuters Health
Contributing Faculty: Michele Heisler
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09/24/07: Why Diabetes Is Worse for Minorities
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Michele Heisler
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General Surgery

09/26/07: OnStar Data Used to Study Auto Crashes
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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09/26/07: OnStar Data Used to Study Auto Crashes
Outlet: Associated Press//Washington Bureau
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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09/26/07: OnStar Data Used to Study Auto Crashes
Outlet: New York Times
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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09/26/07: OnStar Data Used to Study Auto Crashes
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang
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09/06/07: Black women more likely to have estrogen-negative tumors
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: Syndicated TV - The Daily Buzz
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: CNN - American Morning
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: Morning Edition - News 12
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: KTLA-TV CH 5 (CW)
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer in African Americans
Outlet: WGN - IND
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer more deadly in black women
Outlet: Associated Press/AP Radio
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Breast cancer more deadly in black women
Outlet: CNN - CNN Headline News/CNN Radio News
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Deadly Breast Tumors Higher in Blacks
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Studies Shed New Light on Breast Cancer, Treatment
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Study confirms breast cancer worse in U.S. blacks
Outlet: Reuters
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Study confirms breast cancer worse in U.S. blacks
Outlet: Scientific American
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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09/06/07: Study finds new clues to breast cancer racial gap
Outlet: Newark Star-Ledger
Contributing Faculty: Catherine Lee
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Geriatric Medicine

09/01/07: U-M improves Medicare population care
Outlet: Physician Update
Contributing Faculty: Caroline Blaum
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Hematology-Oncology

09/25/07: Blood drive aims to help sickle cell disease sufferers
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Campbell
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09/18/07: Cause & effects: While cancer treatments have gotten gentler over the years, several newer therapies carry with them side effects harsh enough to make patients discontinue their use
Outlet: Chicago Sun-Times
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Henry
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09/18/07: Donor drive is Monday
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Campbell
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09/18/07: Donor drive marks sickle cell awareness
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Andrew Campbell
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09/11/07: U-M cancer center doctor receives national award
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Daniel Hayes
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09/10/07: Sarcoma research uses unusual drug
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Rashmi Chugh  

09/07/07: Acomatase inhibitors and breast cancer
Outlet: NBC -Network TV, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC NewsChannel feed
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Henry
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09/06/07: 13% of women stop taking breast cancer drug
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Henry
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09/06/07: Acomatase inhibitors and breast cancer
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Henry
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09/06/07: Pain Makes Some End Breast Cancer Drug
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Lynn Henry
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09/05/07: The band plays on (Patient - Spencer Bell)
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Gary D. Hammer  

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Internal Medicine

09/28/07: Sudden death: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Outlet: WJRT-TV Flint
Contributing Faculty: Mark Russell  

09/25/07: Ex-therapist faces new sexual assault charges
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

09/25/07: HealthFirst-Affordable prescriptions
Outlet: WJRT-TV ABC 12, Flint, Saginaw, BayCity
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen  

09/24/07: Health Tip: Causes of Corns and Calluses
Outlet: Health Day  

09/21/07: Cancer caregivers, patients experience similar emotional distress
Outlet: Michigan Radio *not available online  

09/21/07: I Feel a Lump. Now What?
Outlet: Family Circle
Contributing Faculty: Michael Sabel & Amy Alderman  

09/18/07: Breast Cancer Breakthroughs: Doctors offer promising news from the front lines
Outlet: Available online later today at www.vitalmichigan.com Vital Magazine - Detroit News/Detroit Free Press supplement  

09/17/07: Drug treatments for acid reflux are facing new FDA scrutiny
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: Mark Fendrick  

09/14/07: Unmasking the Mystery of Acromegaly
Outlet: PBS
Contributing Faculty: Ariel Barkan & William Chandler  

09/13/07: Drug helps detect large prostate tumors (Southwest Oncology Group)
Outlet: Baltimore Sun  

09/13/07: Feeling left behind
Outlet: Indianapolis Star
Contributing Faculty: Linda Dale  

09/13/07: Health Care Crisis
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Allison Rosen  

09/12/07: Prostate cancer drug can help identify aggressive tumours early: study (Southwest Oncology Group)
Outlet: CBC News, Canada  

09/11/07: Bypass 'Off-Pump' Boosts Women's Outcomes
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Lisa Jackson  

09/10/07: State ruling may jeopardize some open-heart work
Outlet: Crain's Detroit  

09/06/07: Cancer's perpetual source
Outlet: Science
Contributing Faculty: Max Wicha & Sean Morrison  

09/05/07: UM works against rare, lethal cancer
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Gary D. Hammer  

09/03/07: Defense agency funds research into nano pain relief
Outlet: American Medical News
Contributing Faculty: James Baker
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M-Fit

09/01/07: 10 New Super Foods for Women (includes U-M cherry research)
Outlet: Fitness  

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Microbiology and Immunology

09/09/07: Nasal Anthrax Vaccine Proves Effective in Animal Study
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: James Baker & Anna Bielinska
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09/09/07: Nasal Anthrax Vaccine Proves Effective in Animal Study
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: James Baker & Anna Bielinska
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Neurology

09/17/07: Mouthpiece Could Help Ease Snoring
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Ronald Chervin  

09/11/07: Mystery Diagnosis
Outlet: Discovery / TLC  

09/03/07: High School Football & Concussions
Outlet: Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Jeffrey Kutcher  

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09/17/07: A world of knowledge (Column)
Outlet: none  

09/11/07:
Outlet: none
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Nursing

09/21/07: Cancer Caregivers
Outlet: Fox News Network/Fox affiliate feed
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Northouse
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09/21/07: Cancer caregivers carry heavy load
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Northouse
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09/21/07: Cancer Stresses Patients' Spouses, Too
Outlet: Web MD
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Northouse
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09/20/07: Cancer Caregivers
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Laurel Northouse
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Obstetrics/Gynecology

09/25/07: Period makeovers: Fixes for heavy bleeding, cramps, PMS
Outlet: CNN.com Health
Contributing Faculty: Dan I. Lebovic  

09/23/07: Ovarian Cancer
Outlet: CBS - Network TV, radio, CBS Newspath feed
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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09/22/07: Ovarian Cancer
Outlet: WPIX-TV
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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09/22/07: Pelvic Exams Can Help Spot Ovarian Cancer
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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09/22/07: Pelvic Exams Can Help Spot Ovarian Cancer
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Rebecca Liu
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09/18/07: Briefing: Get exams, watch danger signs, cancer experts advise
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

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Pathology

09/16/07: Medical community seeks insight into teen suicide trends
Outlet: The Guardian (UK)
Contributing Faculty: Richard Miller  

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Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases

09/24/07: Most Parents Have Say in Kids' Hospital Care
Outlet: Health Day
Contributing Faculty: Beth Tarini
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09/24/07: Most Parents Have Say in Kids' Hospital Care
Outlet: Washington Post
Contributing Faculty: Beth Tarini
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09/24/07: The Tall and Short of it
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: David E. Sandberg  

09/19/07: Parents and medical decisions
Outlet: WUOM - Michigan Radio
Contributing Faculty: Beth Tarini
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09/17/07: HPV vaccine facts/myths
Outlet: ABC - Network TV, Radio, NewsOne
Contributing Faculty: Amanda Dempsey
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09/04/07: Data key for kids - U-M pediatric researcher pushes for better tracking of outcomes for newborns
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Beth Tarini
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09/04/07: Data key for kids U-M pediatric researcher pushes for better tracking of outcomes for newborns
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Beth Tarini
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09/01/07: The Tall and Short of it
Outlet: Parents
Contributing Faculty: David Sandberg  

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Psychiatry

09/30/07: Study's aim: psychosis detection
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Karen Milner  

09/15/07: Medical community seeks insight into teen suicide trends
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Cheryl King
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Radiation Oncology

09/20/07: Digital machines will cut mammogram wait times at U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor Business Review see attached article on file
Contributing Faculty: N. Reed Dunnick  

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Rheumatology

09/27/07: Insight into fibromyalgia
Outlet: none
Contributing Faculty: Richard E. Harris
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Surgery

09/24/07: Breathing new life into lungs
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett & Keith Cook  

09/21/07: New heart failure pump is developed
Outlet: United Press International (UPI)
Contributing Faculty: Francis Pagani  

09/19/07: Medicine's Next Big Thing: Growing Hearts
Outlet: Ivanhoe News
Contributing Faculty: Ravi Birla  

09/03/07: Hospital burn units dwindle
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Stewart Wang  

09/01/07: Breathe easy - The first artificial lung is here
Outlet: UNOS
Contributing Faculty: Robert Bartlett
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U-M Health System Administration

09/28/07: $22M gift to U-M from Alfred Taubman
Outlet: Ann Arbor Radio Not available online WNEM-TV Flint/Saginaw WEYI-TV Flint/Saginaw Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Robert Kelch & James Woolliscroft
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09/24/07: Indiana Eugenics
Outlet: WFYI, University of Indiana Public Radio
Contributing Faculty: Alexandra Stern  

09/24/07: St. John program eases its nursing shortage
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Juanita Parry  

09/23/07: THE STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune  

09/21/07: The screening-test shortage
Outlet: Ladies Home Journal  

09/19/07: Hearing delayed for ex-therapist accused of misconduct
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

09/14/07: Nursing school data theft latest at U-M
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

09/13/07: Former therapist charged (UMHS statement, DPS)
Outlet: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7)  

09/13/07: Former U-M therapist charged with sex crimes
Outlet: Ann Arbor News  

09/11/07: Leaving is the hardest thing she's ever done
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Ashburn & Martin Spoor
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U-M Hospital Administration

09/20/07: People on the move
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell
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09/19/07: Eisenberg Award winners are announced
Outlet: Modern Healthcare
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell
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09/19/07: UM transplant surgeon wins national award
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Darrell Campbell
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09/03/07: U-M among America's Best Hospitals
Outlet: WJRT-TV Flint, Sept. 3 Not available online
Contributing Faculty: Doug Strong
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U-M Main Campus

09/24/07: U-M researchers bring long-held hypothesis on how cells protect
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Sean Morrison & Mark Kiel
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U-M Medical School Administration

09/20/07: Med. School gets largest grant in [its] history
Outlet: Michigan Daily
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/19/07: Grant could help speed treatments
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/19/07: UM wins $55 million NIH grant
Outlet: Crain's Detroit
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/18/07: Federal designation pumps up UM Medical School's prestige
Outlet: Detroit Free Press
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/18/07: U-M gets prestigious, $55M research award
Outlet: Detroit News
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/18/07: U-M Med School gets huge research honor, $55M
Outlet: Livingston Daily
Contributing Faculty: Dan Clauw
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09/16/07: A world of knowledge (Column)
Outlet: Ann Arbor News
Contributing Faculty: David Stern  

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Urology

09/12/07: Studies lessen fear of using prostate drug (Southwest Oncology Group)
Outlet: Chicago Tribune
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Allergy & Immunology
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiovascular Medicine/Hypertension
Children's Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Geriatric Medicine
Hematology-Oncology
Internal Medicine
M-Fit
Microbiology and Immunology
Neurology
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Nursing
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Pathology
Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases
Psychiatry
Radiation Oncology
Rheumatology
Surgery
U-M Health System Administration
U-M Hospital Administration
U-M Main Campus
U-M Medical School Administration
Urology