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  1. Telemedicine could improve eye exam access for people with diabetesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Electronic eye exams could become popular in the U.S. among patients who see them as an easy way to visit the eye doctor.

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  2. Endocrine Society Announces 2017 Laureate Award WinnersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Newswise

    Washington, DC- The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of the organization's prestigious 2017 Laureate Awards. Endocrinologists are PhDs and MDs who specialize in untangling complex symptoms to study, diagnose, treat, research or cure hormone-related conditions.

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  3. Is a Messed-Up Microbiome Linked to Obesity? New U-M Study Casts DoubtRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - For people with weight problems, news headlines in recent years may have brought relief, as researchers studying the microscopic creatures inside our bodies reported possible links between obesity and an out-of-whack balance of microbes.

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  4. Low-Income Kids Less Likely to Receive Strabismus DiagnosesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Children are less likely to be diagnosed with crossed eyes, a condition known as strabismus, if they live in poor communities, according to an analysis led by researchers at the University of Michigan's Kellogg Eye Center .

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  5. Racial Inequity, Violence Climb List of Child Health Concerns for Black AdultsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Black adults rate school violence and racial inequities higher on their list of children's health concerns than other groups, a new national poll says.

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  6. Health Behaviors and Management Critical for Spinal Cord Injury PatientsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - It can happen in a split second from a vehicle crash, a fall or a gunshot: a person's spinal cord tissue is bruised or torn by a shocking blow.

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  7. Microcephaly Discoveries Made in Non-Zika Cases Help Explain Abnormal Brain GrowthRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Long before Zika virus made it a household word, the birth defect called microcephaly puzzled scientists and doctors -- even as it changed the lives of the babies born with it during the pre-Zika era.

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  8. Hospitals That Send the Most Heart Patients to the ICU Get the Worst Results, U-M Study FindsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Patients who suffer heart attacks, or flare-ups of congestive heart failure, can be cared for in a variety of hospital locations.

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  9. Social Media Linked to More Satisfaction with Breast Cancer Treatment DecisionsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Women who engaged on social media after a breast cancer diagnosis expressed more deliberation about their treatment decision and more satisfaction with the path they chose, a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center finds.

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  10. Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Study Shows Promise of Non-Drug Pain ManagementRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - It's a Catch-22 with potentially deadly consequences: People trying to overcome addiction can't get treatment for their pain, because the most powerful pain medicines also carry an addiction risk.

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  11. Developmental Differences in Late Preterm Babies May Not Emerge Until After Age 2Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Developmental differences in babies born 4 to 6 weeks early may not show up until after they turn two, a new study suggests.

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  12. 50 Years Ago This Month, a New Era in Health Care DawnedRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- It was July of 1966. Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, "You Can't Hurry Love" was on the radio, Billie Jean King had won her second Wimbledon title, and NASA had just launched its first moon-orbiting spacecraft.

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  13. What Are Gut Bacteria Doing in Critically Ill Lungs? New Discovery Could Change ICU CareRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - No one knows for sure how they got there. But the discovery that bacteria that normally live in the gut can be detected in the lungs of critically ill people and animals could mean a lot for intensive care patients.

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  14. Study Shows a Rising, but Uneven, Tide of in-Home Care for Disabled SeniorsRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - More seniors are getting help from family, friends and hired helpers to keep them in their homes, despite disabilities that keep them from total independence, a new study finds.

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  15. Chad Carr Movement Accelerating Childhood Brain Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - As Chad Carr fought brain cancer in the hospital wing named for his grandfather at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, he united and galvanized the Michigan community.

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  16. Study: Water Intake Overlooked in Obese IndividualsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Researchers are learning whether a simple part of our diets might be linked to a healthier weight - and it has nothing to do with carbs, fat or protein.

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  17. Home Alone: Parents More Confident Tweens Will Avoid Fire, Storms Than GunsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Parents are more confident their pre-teen child would know what to do if there were a house fire or tornado than whether the child would avoid playing with guns if home alone, a new national poll says.

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  18. Acupressure Reduced Fatigue in Breast Cancer SurvivorsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Acupressure helped reduce persistent fatigue in women who had been treated for breast cancer, a new study finds.

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  19. Marijuana Use Dampens Brain's Response to Reward Over Time, Study FindsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Most people would get a little 'rush' out of the idea that they're about to win some money.

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  20. New Technology Helps ID Aggressive Early Breast CancerRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - When a woman is diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer, how aggressive should her treatment be? Will the non-invasive cancer become invasive? Or is it a slow-growing variety that will likely never be harmful? Researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new technology that can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive varieties.

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