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On First Anniversary of Michigan’s Medicaid Expansion, U-M Researchers Examine Its Impact

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One year ago, the first Michiganders gained health insurance coverage under the Healthy Michigan Plan, a unique form of Medicaid expansion tailored to the state’s residents. Now, more than 603,000 people have coverage -- and University of Michigan researchers are hard at work to study the impact.

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Acute Injured Kidneys can be considered for Transplant

The shortage of kidneys needed for organ transplantation in the U.S. can be alleviated in part by using select kidneys with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), resulting in safe and positive outcomes, according to research conducted at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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Call for Entries to ASTRO’s Annual Survivor Circle Award

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) seeks to recognize an individual cancer survivor in San Antonio and the surrounding area who has committed his or her time and energy to volunteering in their local community.

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Loyola to Offer Help for Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction

Loyola University Health System's Sexual Wellness Clinic will offer another six-week session beginning Wednesday, April 8. It will run every Wednesday through May 13 from 6:30 – 9 pm in the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center located at 2160 S. First Ave. in Maywood. The program will combine the expertise of various specialists to address common emotional and physical challenges that couples face in their sexual relationships.

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New Incisionless Surgery to Treat Enlarged Prostate

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By age 60, more than 50 percent of men in the United States suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition that leads to annoying changes in urinary flow. While medical therapy is usually the first line of treatment, a new minimally invasive implant can dramatically reduce symptoms for men.

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Facilitated Intervention Can Improve Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Survivors

Taking the focus off pain management and specific post-treatment symptoms, Norris Cotton Cancer Center researchers establish a new paradigm for working with breast cancer survivors

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Researchers See Significant Reduction in Fatal Car Crashes After an Increase in Alcohol Taxes

Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in Illinois.

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