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Henry Ford Health System, Syapse Partner to Launch Cancer Precision Medicine Program


Henry Ford Health System and Syapse are launching an oncology precision medicine program to revolutionize cancer care in the greater Midwest, bringing world class, targeted cancer treatments to this national destination referral center in Michigan.
30-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Henry Ford Selected to Participate in New National Medicare Cancer Care Initiative

Henry Ford Medical Group is among a select group nationwide to be chosen to participate in a new Medicare initiative called the Oncology Care Model (OCM). This new program aims to provide patients with more highly coordinated cancer chemotherapy...
30-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitiligo Has Given Me a Purpose

When the first sign of vitiligo appeared on her chin in 2013, then spread to the left side of her face, Kimberly Boyd had the same reaction as many patients. But it’s what happened next that may surprise you. Even inspire you.
22-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Yuck Factor May Boost Hand Hygiene Compliance

The yuck factor may be an effective tool for boosting hand hygiene compliance among health care workers, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Infection Prevention and Control specialists observed that showing magnified images...
7-Jun-2016 10:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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