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Newswise: Who’s minding the children? Women report skipping scientific conferences because of child care
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    18-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Who’s minding the children? Women report skipping scientific conferences because of child care

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Many women find themselves skipping scientific conferences because of family obligations, a new study finds. Women were less likely than men to attend scientific meetings, although both genders noted that conferences were important to career advancement.

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18-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715977

Health insurance rule based on research could help millions of Americans spend less for the care they need most

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Millions of Americans with chronic conditions could save money on the drugs and medical services they need the most, if their health insurance plans decide to take advantage of a new federal rule.

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17-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715953

University of Michigan: Using Medical Marijuana to Treat Glaucoma

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Medical marijuana is legal in Michigan and glaucoma patients are substituting traditional treatment methods for a marijuana cigarette. But does it hurt more than it helps? A University of Michigan expert weighs in.

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17-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715910

University of Michigan partnership guides new approach to acute aortic dissection

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Upon uncovering that inadequate blood flow can be a more imminent, life-threatening problem than aortic rupture for some patients, doctors emerge with a new procedural method.

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16-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Pain After Surgery: Addressing Emotional Trauma During Recovery

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Pain After Surgery: Addressing Emotional Trauma During Recovery

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Physicians look for the safest, quickest and least invasive way to perform procedures, but does the recent opioid epidemic indicate that health care providers may be missing a crucial piece of the pain management puzzle?

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16-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715782

New Technology Improves Atrial Fibrillation Detection After Stroke

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

It’s important to determine whether stroke patients also experience atrial fibrillation (Afib). Monitoring technology invented at Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan) could make the process easier and more accurate.

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12-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715770

Taking Opioids for Pain May Make It Harder to Find Primary Care

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Finding a new doctor for health checkups and general care can pose a challenge to anyone. But for people who take prescription opioid pills for their chronic pain, it might be far harder, according to a new study.

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12-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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