The Michigan Medicine blog recap

October 25, 2019  //  FOUND IN: News

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss.

It’s Time to Get Serious About Resident Wellness

It’s not enough to offer meditation and teach yoga. Institutions need systemic changes to protect the well-being of trainees, argues a researcher who has studied thousands of residents. READ MORE

7 Questions All Parents Should Ask Before a Playdate

A Mott pediatrician advises parents to follow this checklist before sending their child to another family’s home to help everyone feel safe and comfortable. READ MORE

Ophthalmology Boot Camp Helps Cultivate and Develop Skills of Residents

Course provides room in a hands-on clinical setting to learn practical skills in the transition from medical student to resident. READ MORE

Why It’s Important to be an Active Support Coach

It’s not just about making it through surgery, it’s about making it through recovery. Two Michigan Medicine experts share the importance of having an active support coach, or caregiver, after a procedure. READ MORE

Sequencing Plays Role in Treating High Risk Pediatric Brain Tumors

Tests that provide molecular details on a specific tumor aren’t routinely done for pediatric brain tumors, but research suggests the extra step could change a child’s therapy. READ MORE

Advancing Early Cancer Detection Methods

An interdepartmental team at the University of Michigan obtains a prestigious NIH grant that will support an advanced imaging strategy to improve methods for early cancer detection. READ MORE

5 Ways to Manage Politically Induced Stress

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. READ MORE

Gamified Childhood: Are Digital Devices Replacing Traditional Playtime?

Digital play versus free play: Mott expert address the differences and the potential impact on child development at American Academy of Pediatrics session. READ MORE