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Identical 5-Year-Old Twins with Identical Cancers

These twin brothers are experiencing the unimaginable together – battling cancer.
23-Sep-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fear of Stigma or Sanction Keeps Many Doctors From Revealing Mental Health Issues, Study Finds


Even as doctors across America encourage their patients to share concerns about depression, anxiety and other concerns, a new study suggests the doctors may be less likely to seek help for those same concerns about themselves.
22-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Coverage on the Rise for Those in the Justice System, U-M Study Finds

During the first years of the Affordable Care Act, a new study finds, the rate of health insurance coverage rose significantly among people who in the past year had been arrested or were on probation or parole, and they were more likely to get...
15-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Let’s Talk About More Than Sex: Parents in Favor of Expanding Health Education


Teaching kids about drugs, alcohol and sex appears to be less controversial than ever before but parents want to see health education classes cover more topics.
15-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Nuclear Threat to Heart Patients? U-M Experts Show Impact From Shortage of Radioactive Stress Test Tracer


Nearly 15 million times a year, heart patients climb onto a treadmill to take a stress test that can reveal blockages in their heart’s blood vessels. But a looming shortage of a crucial short-lived radioactive element means many heart patients...
16-Sep-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Small Implanted Device Could Help Limit Metastatic Breast Cancer


A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic tumors in other organs and allowing time to intervene with surgery or other therapies.
12-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

An Arms Race with a Superbug: Study Shows How Pneumonia-Causing Bacteria Invade the Body


If you get pneumonia, or even an infected cut, your body is now a war zone, and iron is a key factor in whether you can fight of bacteria. Now, scientists have figured out how the race for iron actually increases the risk we face from one of our...
9-Sep-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Michigan, Wisconsin Rivalry Heats Up in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

The Michigan Wolverines take on the Wisconsin Badgers this fall, and they will be competing for more than a football victory.
13-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

In Wake of Aleppo Hospital Bombing, Author of Report on Syrian Healthcare Available to Media #NotATarget

29-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on New Medicare Primary Care Improvement Results

12-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Don't Miss @UMHealthSystem Physicians at #ACC16


26-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT

U-M’s Lee: Current USPSTF Vision Screening Recommendations for Older Adults Have Merit

1-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

Maternal Fetal Expert Available to Speak About Zika Virus Risk for Pregnant Women


20-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

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