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Medicaid expansion meant better health for the most vulnerable low-income adults, study finds

The most vulnerable residents of Michigan say their health improved significantly after they enrolled in the state’s expanded Medicaid program, a new study finds. Those with extremely low incomes or multiple chronic health problems, and those who...
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Is COVID-19 widening the gender gap in academic medicine?

A new study finds that fewer women were first authors on COVID-19-related research papers published in the first half of this year. The findings suggest a worsening gender gap in academic medicine, where women were already underrepresented among...
9-Jul-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Suggests Method to Starve Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Rather than attacking cancer cells directly, new cell-model research probes weaknesses in pancreatic cancer’s interactions with other cells to obtain nutrients needed for tumor growth.
6-Jul-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Barriers to addiction care fell because of COVID-19, experts say; now the challenge is keeping them down

The opioid epidemic didn’t go away when the coronavirus pandemic began. But rapid changes in regulations and guidance could also help many more people get care for addiction, experts say. They caution that it will take more changes to truly lower...
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To Support Lactating Emergency Physicians, Consider These Strategies

A new paper highlights strategies that emergency departments can implement to support lactating emergency physicians.
30-Jun-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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1/3 of Parents in 3 States May Not Send Children to School Because of COVID-19

Most parents surveyed in three states support measures to reduce COVID-19 exposure risk, including decreasing the number of children on buses, daily temperature screens for students, alternating between in-person and online classes, regular testing...
26-Jun-2020 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

This MicroRNA Might Help Detect, Treat Ovarian Cancer

In cell and mouse models, one microRNA showed promise as a biomarker for early stage ovarian cancer and may help make immunotherapy treatment more effective.
26-Jun-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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When is the Optimal Time for Knee Surgery and Rehabilitation After Knee Dislocation?

A new clinical trial aims to discover the optimal time for surgery after a knee dislocation, and when to begin rehabilitation post-surgery.
23-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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This spring they were heroes, but summer may be cruel for health professionals, experts say

29-Jun-2020 7:40 PM EDT

Combining HPV vaccination with screening to prevent cervical cancer

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...
26-Jun-2020 1:00 PM EDT

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Pediatric sleep psychologist from @MottChildren on helping your kids overcome stress-related sleep disruption

9-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT

Media Advisory: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital experts available to offer parents advice related to COVID-19

17-Mar-2020 8:10 AM EDT

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Michigan Medicine Pediatric Surgeon Performs Incision-Less Hernia Repairs for Kids

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.
17-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

@umichmedicine experts available to discuss positive ALS Centaur study on AMX0035

17-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST

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How accurate are sleep tracking apps? Should you use them anyway? @UMneurosciences expert avail. to talk sleep, DST

31-Oct-2019 3:30 PM EDT

5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist

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.
24-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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