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Fertility Concerns Impact Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions

Concerns about fertility kept a third of young women with breast cancer from taking tamoxifen, despite its known benefit in reducing the risk of breast cancer coming back.
20-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quiet Design: Hospital Tests Sound Panels to Reduce Noise

Monitors. Alarms. Pagers. People. Hospital noise can keep patients from getting a good night's sleep. Sound panels tested in the hallways of the University of Michigan Health System helped reduce noise around patient rooms.
17-Aug-2015 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s Lurking in Your Lungs? Surprising Findings Emerge From U-M Microbiome Research

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With every breath you take, microbes have a chance of making it into your lungs. But what happens when they get there? And why do dangerous lung infections like pneumonia happen in some people, but not others? Researchers have started to answer...
14-Aug-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Call for Nominations for the $100,000 Taubman Prize

The nomination period for the $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science is open, announced the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan.
14-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tdap Booster Vaccine Rates Triple at Family Care Clinics Using Automated Reminders

Electronic reminders at clinics helped boost rates of Tdap booster that protects against tetanus, diptheria, and whooping cough.
14-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adrenals Run Amok: Discovery Could Aid Precision Medicine for High Blood Pressure

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Each of your kidneys wears a little yellow cap that helps keep blood pressure in check, and much more. But in some people, it starts running amok, pumping out a hormone that sends blood pressure sky-high. Why this happens is still a mystery. But new...
12-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M and Kohl’s Launch Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving Among Teens

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New campaign designed to reduce distracted teen driving.
12-Aug-2015 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexting and Internet Safety Climb Top 10 List of Health Concerns for Children Across the U.S.

Sexting and Internet safety climb higher on the public’s list of major health concerns for children across the U.S.
6-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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