The Michigan Medicine blog recap

July 10, 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.

The COVID-19 Curve has Unflattened Fast. Now What?

Pandemic historians who showed the power of efforts to ‘flatten the curve’ say it will take all-out effort by individuals, industry and elected officials to reduce death and suffering until vaccines are available.

Lessons from the 1918 Pandemic: A U.S. City’s Past May Hold Clues

A medical historian says striking similarities exist between how we reacted a century ago, and how we’re responding now.

Camp Little Victors 2020: Rainbow Fun

The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s virtual summer camp offers families loads of kid-friendly activities to follow.

Telemedicine Expedites Critical Treatment for Patient with Sudden Stroke

David Wallace’s virtual visits weren’t only more convenient, they led the way to urgent surgery when experts had no time to waste.

What is Advanced Cancer?

The terms can be confusing — advanced cancer, metastatic cancer, late-stage cancer, stage 4 cancer, secondary cancer, recurrent cancer. Here’s what patients need to know.

New Drug Combo Shows Promise in Fight Against High Cholesterol

Adding certain drugs to your statin can reduce cholesterol levels better than taking a statin alone. Here, a Michigan Medicine doctor breaks it all down.