The Michigan Medicine blog recap

June 26, 2020  //  FOUND IN: News

A 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.

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. READ MORE

Celebrating 2020’s Little Victors Graduates

A new video by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital recognizes former and current patients who have graduated from high school during the pandemic. READ MORE

How a Low Calorie Diet Can Help Arthritis Symptom

Two Michigan Medicine pain management experts offer diet tips, and a sample recipe, for managing arthritis symptoms. READ MORE

This Spring They Were Heroes, But Summer May be Cruel for Health Professionals

The mental health toll of caring for COVID-19 patients will need long-lasting attention, as it adds to already demanding professions. READ MORE

Unique Approach Removes Stents to Fix Man’s Heart

When he had no options left, a rare surgery gave this man his quality of life back. READ MORE

Hospitals Can’t Get Back to Normal Without More Blood. Here Are 7 Ways You Can Help

A shortage of blood donations and drives means patients who already faced COVID-related delays for operations could face more. READ MORE

Teen Athlete Undergoes Brain Surgery During Pandemic

A high school volleyball player didn’t know her episodes of nausea were seizures caused by a tumor in her temporal lobe. But when she finally got cleared for surgery, COVID-19 struck. READ MORE

7 Tips for a Safer Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Is your town’s fireworks display canceled due to COVID-19? If you’re now thinking about setting off fireworks at home, use this advice to keep your family safe while enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday. READ MORE

To Support Lactating Emergency Physicians, Consider These Strategies

A new paper highlights strategies that emergency departments can implement to support lactating emergency physicians. READ MORE