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Newswise: Returning to In-Person School During COVID-19: A Live Q &A with Mott Doctors
Released: 27-Jan-2021 10:30 AM EST
Returning to In-Person School During COVID-19: A Live Q &A with Mott Doctors
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Some students are starting to return to face-to-face school after months of remote learning during the pandemic. Experts will address parents' top questions about the transition.

Released: 14-Dec-2020 9:45 AM EST
How Can We Make Sure People Get the Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose?
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The availability of COVID-19 vaccines will not necessarily result in people getting fully vaccinated, because the first vaccines require a second dose within a few weeks to get full protection. Mark Fendrick, M.D., has studied barriers to preventive health services and offers suggestions based on past research for how to ensure full vaccination.

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Released: 10-Nov-2020 8:05 AM EST
What’s at stake in the Supreme Court’s ACA case? A quick explainer
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Though the election and pandemic have eclipsed it in the news, there’s another event unfolding that could affect nearly all Americans: a Supreme Court case that will decide the future of the Affordable Care Act. A health policy researcher explains what would happen if it's overturned.

Newswise: The curve is fattening, not flattening. What can we do? An interview with Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., co-creator of the
Released: 26-Oct-2020 9:00 AM EDT
The curve is fattening, not flattening. What can we do? An interview with Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., co-creator of the "flatten the curve" concept
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Like a replay of the 1918 flu, history seems to be repeating itself with the coronavirus. After “flattening the curve” of cases in late spring and again in late summer, cases of COVID-19 have surged in October. Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., for one, is deeply dismayed – but not surprised. He offers insights into what's needed to avoid a horrific winter.

Released: 29-Jun-2020 7:40 PM EDT
This spring they were heroes, but summer may be cruel for health professionals, experts say
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

An outpouring of public support may have helped maintain the spirits and well-being of health care workers as they faced the early months of the coronavirus pandemic. But as the salutes fade into memory, and COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise across the United States, mental health experts are worried about the health care workers-turned-heroes who were so much in the spotlight a few months ago.

Released: 26-Jun-2020 1:00 PM EDT
Combining HPV vaccination with screening to prevent cervical cancer
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

While the latest findings on long-term efficacy of the HPV vaccine are cause for celebration, vaccinations should be coupled with preventive screening to better protect women from cervical cancer, two University of Michigan experts argue in an invited commentary in The Lancet’s EClinicalMedicine journal.

Released: 17-Mar-2020 8:10 AM EDT
Media Advisory: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital experts available to offer parents advice related to COVID-19
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Experts from Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital available for interviews to help with COVID-19 content related to parents and children.

Newswise: Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids
Released: 17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A unique procedure, created by a Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon, is repairing inguinal hernias in children using an ultrasound and a needle, with no incision needed.

Released: 24-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, a Michigan Medicine psychiatrist offers strategies for how to be mindful of depression and anxiety symptoms around the topic.

Newswise: Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury
Released: 21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT
Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.

Released: 10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
What is cryptosporidium? The pool parasite outbreak causing panic
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Cryptosporidiosis outbreaks are on the rise, and children are likely to be the ones dispersing the illness. Two U-M experts weigh in on how to prevent spreading this parasite.

Released: 18-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Interventional cardiologist/investigator: Low-risk TAVR results 'one of the most groundbreaking days' in career for impact on patient care
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Stanley Chetcuti, M.D., co-author on the Evolut trial of low-risk TAVR/ interventional cardiologist at Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan) comments on importance of both late-breaking clinical trials re: low-risk TAVR (Evolut and Partner 3) at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions.

Released: 10-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT
U-Michigan Expert: Thai cave conditions pose health challenges after rescue
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

After spending nearly three weeks trapped in a cave, the rescued soccer players and their coach face a tough yet hopeful road to recovery. The miraculous rescue of 12 young soccer players and their coach from the Tham Luang caves of Thailand had millions worldwide breathing a sigh of relief this week. LISTEN UP: Add the new Michigan Medicine News Break to your Alexa-enabled device, or subscribe to our daily audio updates on iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.

Newswise: Why More Men Get Vasectomies During March Madness
Released: 13-Mar-2018 4:00 AM EDT
Why More Men Get Vasectomies During March Madness
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Requests for the procedure rise in March — when many men schedule downtime to watch basketball. A Michigan Medicine expert explains key facts.

Newswise: Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell
Released: 30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT
Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads the effort and calls it a victory for "measurement to improve, not measurement to judge."

Released: 3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT
Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

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 these drugs may help rehabilitate injuries in everyday and elite athletes alike.


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