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Medical students find a home at inaugural M-Home Olympics

June 30, 2015

The 2016 Olympic summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are still a year away, but that didn’t stop Medical School students from getting an early jump — and run, and hit,…

One U-M patient’s journey to motherhood

June 26, 2015

From disappointment to the family she always dreamed of. Kristine who wasn’t sure whether she’d ever be able to have her own children before fertility treatment at U-M. Posted by Kristine Bowdell Every…

U-M doctor practices teamwork in the operating room and on the field

June 24, 2015

There’s a World Cup for soccer-playing physicians, and University of Michigan surgeon Dr. David Machado-Aranda will play defense for the U.S. as 18 countries including Germany, Brazil, Great Britain and Austria compete in…

Procedure helps U-M surgical nurse lose nearly 160 pounds

June 23, 2015

Mandy Pate, R.N., is an operating room nurse whose patients are obese. They come to UMHS for either a gastric bypass or a sleeve gastrectomy. Mandy, age 34, has more in common…

UMHS launches website to educate physicians on new breast density law

June 19, 2015

On June 1, the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law went into effect, which requires radiologists to notify a woman and her primary care physician should dense breast tissue be identified on…

U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center marks 500th TAVR

June 16, 2015

The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has performed its 500th transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a minimally invasive procedure that’s transforming aortic care for elderly adults. The U-M participated in the early stages of…

Ghana library named after U-M Obgyn chair for devotion to curbing global maternal deaths

June 15, 2015

“People enter our lives and leave without making any impression, but Tim has made such an impeccable impression on the hearts and souls of every one he met in Ghana and…

Saving lives after work: U-M nurse helps fellow traveler during miscarriage on plane

June 11, 2015

U-M Health System employees make a positive impact on the lives of our patients and families every day. Whether it’s through literally saving a life, providing clean and quiet accommodations, or…

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

June 9, 2015

The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was again among the best children’s hospitals in the country and leaders in the state in pediatric specialty care, according to the 2015-2016…