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Henry Ford Hospital Cardiologist to Perform Procedure During Worldwide Live Aid Event

A world-renowned interventional cardiologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit who specializes in catheter-based treatments for heart blockages will perform a live procedure during a 16-hour marathon of cases taking place around the world on May 6.
3-May-2021 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Should NFL Players Opt for Surgery after Shoulder Injury?

DETROIT (April 30, 2021) – A study by Sports Medicine researchers at Henry Ford Health System determined that NFL players who underwent surgery for their first shoulder dislocation enjoyed a longer career, while those who opted for nonsurgical...
30-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Grub with Gratitude Supports Restaurants, Celebrates Healthcare Workers

DETROIT (April 29, 2021) – Henry Ford Health System has launched an appreciation and giveback program dubbed Grub with Gratitude that will support multiple restaurants across Michigan that have donated meals to its hospitals and facilities...
29-Apr-2021 9:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Results from the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Demonstrate Significant Increase in Heart Attack Survival

The results of a large, national heart attack study show that patients with a deadly complication known as cardiogenic shock survived at a significantly higher rate when treated with a protocol developed by cardiologists at Henry Ford Hospital in...
28-Apr-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Say Prescribing Opioids for Pain Relief after Knee Surgery is Unnecessary

Researchers find that opioids are not necessary for managing post-knee surgery pain.
26-Apr-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Cancer Institute Receives Grant to Reduce Prostate Cancer Disparities Among Black Men

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer Global Medical Grants and the American Cancer Society to reduce prostate cancer disparities among Black men. While all men are at risk for prostate cancer, Black men are at an...
21-Apr-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Health System Cardiologist to Lead Michigan Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, M.D, FACC (Karthik Ananth), Director of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac PET Laboratory at Henry Ford Hospital, has been elected to lead the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) through 2025.
13-Apr-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Overuse is Contributing to High Rate of Arm Injuries in Youth Baseball Pitchers

Dr. Eric Makhni advocates for avoiding overlapping seasons, controlling pitch counts to reduce the risk for injury.
12-Apr-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Henry Ford Cancer Institute Treats its First Patient with Innovative ‘Living Drug’ Therapy

Henry Ford Cancer Institute has treated its first patient with CAR T-cell therapy, an approach that uses engineered cells from a patient's immune system to destroy cancer. The altered cells remain active for years after the treatment, acting as a...
18-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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Michigan’s First Patient Treated with Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy at Henry Ford Health System

Neurosurgeon Jason Schwalb, M.D., with help from the team at the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, implanted the first complete Deep Brain Stimulation system in Michigan for the treatment of Epilepsy.
28-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck...
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

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Innovative Ice-Free Scalp Cooling During Chemotherapy Prevents, Reduces Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer patient Laura Carey returned to work one week after beginning chemotherapy, but without a demoralizing side-effect indicative of this type of cancer treatment – hair loss. Carey is among the first breast cancer patients at the Henry...
29-Jan-2019 9:40 AM EST

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Henry Ford Hospital Part of Research Group to Study Flint, MI Water System, Health Problems

1-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST

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Henry Ford Hospital Dermatology Expert Available for NEJM Study "Afamelanotide for Erythropoietic Protoporphria"

30-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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Few Doctors Have Adequate Training to Effectively Treat Chronic Pain Patients

Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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Henry Ford Health System, one of the country's largest and most comprehensive integrated health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2016, Henry Ford provided nearly $300 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 27,000 people. Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter, III. To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.


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