The Michigan Medicine blog recap

August 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.

Half of Parents Report Butting Heads with Child’s Grandparent Over Parenting

Nearly half of parents describe disagreements with one or more grandparent about their parenting style, a new national poll finds. Read more

Couple Welcomes New Baby in Hospital Driveway

It was a surprise like no other for these parents and the hospital staff. Read more

Why You Should Continue Routine Cancer Screenings During COVID

Weekly diagnoses fell by almost 50% for certain cancers during the pandemic, a study found. Read more

Mental Health in the Workplace During COVID-19: How Can Employers Help?

Adopt an employee program developed by academic professionals, one expert advises. Read more

COVID-19 Coverage

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

7 Things to Know About Living with Fibroids

While the condition is common among women, it’s often not discussed. Here’s what you should know. Read more

These Drugs Carry Risks and May Not Help, But Many Dementia Patients Get Them Anyway

In fact, some of these drugs have actually been linked to worse cognitive symptoms in older adults. Read more

Primary Care at a Crossroads: Experts Call for Change

Faced with unsustainable demands, two new papers examine the workload issues plaguing general practitioners everywhere. Read more

Potential New Blood Test in Alzheimer’s Disease Could Advance Treatment

Research presented at the last Alzheimer’s Association International Conference discussed a promising blood test that could detect the disease before symptoms appear. Read more