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Throwing Fastballs May Be Linked to Tommy John Surgery in MLB Pitchers


Contrary to conventional wisdom, Major League Baseball pitchers who throw a high percentage of fastballs may be at increased risk for Tommy John surgery, according to research at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Researchers suggest that throwing...
18-May-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Prominent Henry Ford Breast Cancer Surgeon, Researcher Named Komen Scholar


Lisa A. Newman, M.D., MPH, director of the Breast Cancer Program at Henry Ford Health System, has been selected to serve as a Komen Scholar, an international advisory group of 60 distinguished scholars and leaders in breast cancer research and...
6-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Former CDC Director to Give Keynote Address at Vaccine Conference in Haiti

Julie Gerberding, M.D., MPH, executive vice president of Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health at Merck & Co. and former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will give the keynote address at a...
9-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Asthma Symptoms Linked to Increased Stress, Anxiety Levels in Teens


A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that common asthma symptoms like waking up in the middle of the night and shortness of breath are associated with increased levels of stress and anxiety in teens with asthma. In a small study of 38 asthma...
4-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hypothermia During Surgery Linked with Increased Risk for Infection


A Henry Ford Hospital finds that hypothermia, a relatively common but unintentional occurrence during surgery, is associated with an increased risk for infection in patients who undergo surgery to repair a hip fracture. Researchers theorize that...
2-Mar-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Help You Survive a First Heart Attack

People who are fit are more likely to survive their first heart attack, according to a study of nearly 70,000 patients of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The results of the study by Henry Ford and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...
31-Jan-2016 9:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Strategy for Reducing Readmissions: Get the Family Involved


A new study finds that educating and involving family members in the care of a loved one who has memory loss may significantly reduce hospital readmissions. When researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit evaluated the strategy in treating 489...
27-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Renowned Breast Cancer Surgeon, Colleagues Join Henry Ford Health System


Internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon Lisa A. Newman, M.D., MPH, has joined Henry Ford Health System to lead its metro Detroit breast cancer program and new international breast cancer research center.
3-Dec-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Hospital Part of Research Group to Study Flint, MI Water System, Health Problems


1-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST

Henry Ford Hospital Dermatology Expert Available for NEJM Study "Afamelanotide for Erythropoietic Protoporphria"


30-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients


Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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