The Michigan Medicine blog recap

July 24, 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.

Raising Race-Conscious Children: How to Talk to Kids About Race and Racism

A C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital pediatrician weighs in on how parents can start and continuously have these critical conversations at home. Read more

5 Misconceptions About Kids and Sunscreen

An expert shares sun safety tips you should know and these common mistakes to avoid making. Read more

Experts Say More People Should Get Lung Cancer Screenings, and Sooner

New recommendations advise screening at 50 and including those with more moderate smoking histories. Read more

Camp Little Victors 2020: Balloon Palooza

Get ready to have your family blown away by these balloon-themed summer activities! Read more

Performing Bystander CPR Saves Man’s Life

Wafi Thabateh’s heart suddenly stopped beating while he was driving. Luckily, a thoracic surgery resident was driving by. Read more

Shifting from Treatment to Prevention in Alzheimer’s Research

While treatment used to be the focus, experts are now shifting their attention towards prevention. Read more

COVID-19 Coverage

Get the latest articles from the Michigan Health and the Michigan Health Lab on the coronavirus outbreak. Read more

How Should Hospitals Ask Patients for Donations?

New research examines patients’ views of hospital fundraising, including legally allowable practices where doctors work with hospital fundraising teams. Read more

Right-Sizing Prenatal Care

Prenatal visits haven’t changed since before World War II, but the pandemic offers an opportunity for a system update, and it’s better for patients, obstetricians say. Read more

A ‘Dynamic’ Technique to Categorize Seizures

A new method of analyzing seizures could help neurologists better understand what happens when the brain generates out-of-control electrical activity, an international group of experts say. Read more

The Stories We Share: A Social Justice Campaign

Run by students, the University of Michigan’s Medical School recently launched a platform for aspiring clinicians to share their thoughts on the fight for social justice. Read more