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  1. 100 Days in Michigan: U-M Team Releases New Analysis of State's Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows.

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  2. 1 in 5 Physicians Unaware Their Patients Have Central Venous CathetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - One in five physicians was unaware a hospitalized patient had a central venous catheter, which is commonly used for laboratory monitoring or to administer life-saving treatments such as IV delivery of antibiotics, nutrition, and other medications.

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  3. Scientists Restore Hearing in Noise-Deafened Mice, Pointing Way to New TherapiesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears.

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  4. Gift to University of Michigan Supports Patient Access to Cardiovascular CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan Health System announced today the creation of the Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund to Improve Cardiovascular Access.

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  5. Nominations open for $100,000 Taubman PrizeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Newswise

    Ann Arbor, Mich. - Physician-scientists worldwide are invited to apply for the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute has announced.

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  6. Computerized Surveillance System Quickly Detects Disease Outbreaks Among PreschoolersRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Newswise

    Ann Arbor, Mich. - A web-based system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illnesses to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks and allow resources to be mobilized more quickly, according to University of Michigan research to be presented Saturday, Oct. 11 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.

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  7. Kidney Researchers Lead $10 Million Effort to Study Nephrotic SyndromeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Funding totaling $10 million will ensure the University of Michigan Health System 's continued research of personalized approaches to treat rare kidney diseases .

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  8. $25 M Grant Backs U-M Project to Curb Maternal Deaths in Ethiopia, Other Developing NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - With a $25 million grant from an anonymous donor, the University of Michigan will begin training doctors in Africa in reproductive health services not widely available to many women living in remote areas of the continent.

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  9. University of Michigan Announces First Implant in Corevalve(r) Evolut(tm) R Clinical StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center is one of the first hospitals in the country to implant Medtronic's new investigational device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement .

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  10. It's Time to Fight Sepsis Like We Fight Heart Attack, U-M Researchers SayRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A decade ago, America's health care community took on heart attacks with gusto, harnessing the power of research and data to make sure that every patient got the best possible care.

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  11. Many Adults Support Equal Access to Healthcare for Undocumented Immigrant ChildrenRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Access to health insurance is very limited for immigrants living in the U.S. - both undocumented immigrants and permanent residents.

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  12. Brains in the Balance: New $11.5M Grant Fuels U-M Parkinson's Disease ...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Deep in the brains of the million Americans with Parkinson's disease, changes to their brain cells put them at high risk of dangerous falls -- a problem that resists even the most modern treatments.

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  13. Sarcoma Survivorship Clinic Addresses Late Effects of Cancer TreatmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The majority of patients diagnosed with sarcoma will be cured of their disease and live cancer-free.

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  14. Transplant Drug Could Boost the Power of Brain Tumor Treatments, U-M Study FindsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Every day, organ transplant patients around the world take a drug called rapamycin to keep their immune systems from rejecting their new kidneys and hearts.

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  15. Walking Off Depression and Beating Stress Outdoors? Nature Group...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - They are common suggestions to remedy stress: You just need a breath of fresh air.

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  16. Think the System for Paying U.S. Doctors Is Rigged to Favor Surgeons? New Study May Surprise YouRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A surprising new study pulls back the curtain on one of the most contentious issues in health care: differences in payment and income between physicians who perform operations, procedures or tests, and those who don't.

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  17. Online Ratings Influence Parents' Choices of Physicians for Their ChildrenRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Almost three-quarters of parents are aware of online rating sites for physicians, and more than one-quarter have used those online ratings to choose a healthcare provider for their children, according to U-M research published today in Pediatrics.

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  18. Some Concussion Education More Useful Than Others, Parents SayRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Many parents whose kids participate in athletics will be asked to sign a waiver about concussion education, but that's not enough to ensure parents are confident about handling the injury, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health .

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  19. Comprehensive Neurosurgery Supplement Covers Sports-Related ConcussionsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Newswise

    September 22, 2014 - Neurosurgeons have treated head and spinal sports injuries since the specialty was formed in the early 20th century, with formal efforts to mitigate these injuries dating back to 1931. Current Concepts in Sports Concussion is a comprehensive, 16-article supplement of Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons , published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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  20. Slow to Mature, Quick to Distract: ADHD Brain Study Finds Slower Development of Key ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and those without.

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