Parenting conflicts may stall career growth for physician moms; 6 key facts about clinical trials — and more health stories
April 14, 2021 // FOUND IN: News
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- Study finds patients who had virtual care visits for an upper respiratory infection were more likely to receive additional follow-up care.
- Southeast Michigan’s Middle Eastern and North African Population Face Significant Barriers to Achieving Optimal Health – Multiple factors create a negative domino effect for the health of this community, according to a new study.
- Parenting Conflicts May Stall Career Growth for Physician Moms – Physician parents often turn down career-advancing opportunities, but pandemic-era changes may be helping to change that.
- End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive for People With Ovarian Cancer – Clinical guidelines have encouraged the integration of palliative care, yet medicine lags behind its goals for ovarian cancer.
- A Few Hundred Dollars Makes a Difference in Use of Long-Lasting Birth Control – After the Affordable Care Act cut cost, LARC use by women in high-deductible plans rose quickly.
- Despite Pandemic, Most Older Adults Haven’t Recorded Their Health Wishes – Data suggests an opportunity to use the pandemic as a prompt for discussing and documenting older adults’ wishes for their care.
- Virtual Visits for New Surgery Patients Rose Quickly but Fell Sharply – Study of telehealth use for new-patient appointments shows trends in 2020.
- Addressing the Cumulative Cost of COVID-19 for Communities of Color – With six practical solutions to follow from experts.
- Off the Air and Into the O.R. – A local and beloved radio celebrity recounts his heart surgery, and the connections he made, at Michigan Medicine.
- 6 Key Facts About Clinical Trials – Why you should consider participating in a clinical trial and what you can expect.
- ‘It Was Definitely Worth It’- Conquering Back Pain and Baseball – Why a Division 1 baseball player is glad he got this type of back surgery.
- People Gave Up on Flu Pandemic Measures a Century Ago When They Tired of Them – and Paid a Price – The deadly third wave of the 1918 flu shows what can happen.
- Toddler with Spina Bifida Meets Paralympian: “She has crutches like me” – Her viral photo and reaction led to meeting this gold medalist.
- COVID-19 Coverage – Get the latest stories from the Michigan Health and the Michigan Health Lab on the coronavirus outbreak.