A New Way to Learn Medicine: Innovative Educational Program Greets Incoming U-M Medical School Class
This Sunday, 170 aspiring physicians will don the short white coats that tens of thousands of University of Michigan Medical School students before them have worn. But this class will experience medical school differently, because of a...
31-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Older Americans receive prescriptions for mental health drugs at more than twice the rate that younger adults do, but they’re much less likely to be getting their mental health care from a psychiatrist, a new study shows. Some seniors could be at...
29-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT
Like a collection of ragtag villagers fighting off an invading army, the mix of bacteria that live in our guts may band together to keep dangerous infections from taking hold, new research suggests. But some “villages” may succeed better than...
23-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT
Don’t Make Me Wait: Doctor Appointment Availability Went Up After Michigan Medicaid Expansion, Study Finds
Getting access to health insurance, and getting access to a doctor, are two very different things. But a new study suggests that the two have gone hand-in-hand in Michigan, despite a rapid influx of newly insured people under the state’s expansion...
17-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Popular new blood thinners may be behind a surge in doctor visits to treat an irregular heartbeat, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. The heavily advertised medicines make managing atrial fibrillation...
22-Jul-2015 6:00 AM EDT
It’s a tale of two tests: one for early signs of cervical cancer, the other for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia. But a change in the recommended schedule for one may have dramatically lowered the chances that young women would get the...
20-Jul-2015 2:30 PM EDT
If you have a chronic disease or a child born with a medical problem, it may sometimes feel like the diagnosis owns you. But now you can turn the tables and own _it_.
How? By buying unique art that’s made by scientists who study everything...
14-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Few people today would dare call President Richard Nixon a radical liberal. But 44 years ago, he proposed a health plan that went far beyond what today’s Affordable Care Act includes. After the first plan failed, he did it again three years later....
10-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Need an expert on #KingvBurwell, #uninsured & #Medicaid expansion? John Ayanian, head of @UM_IHPI, available
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#Umich Lung Scan Expert Ready to Comment on New Cancer-Catching Recommendations for Smokers & Ex-Smokers
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Leader of Nation's 1st #Depression Center Reacts to @Whitehouse Brain Initiative: Will "Revolutionize Our Understanding"
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