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Failure to launch: Parents are barriers to teen independence

National Poll: While most parents say they are doing enough to prepare their teen for adulthood, they gave low rankings of their teen’s ability to handle basic tasks.
16-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
18-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
17-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Michigan: Using Medical Marijuana to Treat Glaucoma

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.
17-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Michigan partnership guides new approach to acute aortic dissection

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.
16-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pain After Surgery: Addressing Emotional Trauma During Recovery

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?
16-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Improves Atrial Fibrillation Detection After Stroke

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.
12-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
12-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Michigan Medicine is one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, with three hospitals, one of the 10 largest biomedical research budgets, and national-level strength in a broad range of specialties. It includes the University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, the U-M Medical School and its 1,800-member Faculty Group Practice, and specialty centers in cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression, diabetes, eye conditions, geriatrics, health policy, neurosciences and organ transplant. Michigan Medicine is part of the University of Michigan, and has a close affiliation with the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

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