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A surgery resident’s breastfeeding story; living better with severe asthma and allergy — and more health stories

May 5, 2022

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. P.S. Want to receive new stories straight to your inbox? Sign up for the blog e-newsletters! Michigan Health Lab blog Artificial intelligence helps physicians better assess the effectiveness of bladder cancer treatment A surgery resident's breastfeeding story Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about Just over half of Michigan pharmacies offer overdose-fighting naloxone without prescription What has the pandemic taught us about public health? Michigan Health blog COVID-19 coverageCouple shares two-year…

Celebrating Mother’s Day with many new Little Victors

May 5, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTSRvu3H63M In Spring 2021, researchers at Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital predicted a COVID-19 baby boom, with a 10-15 percent surge in births that summer and fall. Indeed, from June 7 through…

What the pandemic has taught us about public health; how to take action to ‘age in place’ — and more health stories

April 27, 2022

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. P.S. Want to receive new stories straight to your inbox? Sign up for the blog e-newsletters! Michigan Health Lab blog What has the pandemic taught us about public health?Firearms now the top cause of death among children, adolescentsStudy helps explain how xanthan gum, a common food additive, is processed in the gutA medical student seeks reform in the residency application processAdhesion G protein-coupled receptor activation is visualized for the first timeHalf of older adults now…

$11.5M gift fuels innovation in dry age-related macular degeneration research

April 20, 2022

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over 50. It is even more prevalent than Alzheimer’s disease, with 11 million people affected in the U.S.…

It’s National Volunteer Week: Honoring those who strengthen the Michigan Medicine community

April 18, 2022

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to honor the impact of volunteer service around the country and acknowledge the power that volunteers have to strengthen and transform their communities. Celebrated…

Michigan Medicine recognized for health care for LGBTQ+ communities

April 13, 2022

Michigan Medicine received a score of 100 on the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) and is designated as a “Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.” This HEI index is developed and maintained…

Joia Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H., to serve as 2022 U-M Medical School Commencement speaker

April 12, 2022

Physician, educator, health equity advocate and U-M alumna Joia Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H., will deliver the commencement address for U-M medical students at their 2022 graduation ceremony on May 13. In 2022,…

Half of older adults now die with dementia diagnosis; how to live pain-free with arthritis — and more health stories

April 12, 2022

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. P.S. Want to receive new stories straight to your inbox? Sign up for the blog e-newsletters! Michigan Health Lab blog New guidelines overhaul best practices for heart failure prevention, diagnosis and treatmentStudy: Older adults with rheumatoid arthritis still undermedicated, despite aggressive guidelinesHalf of older adults now die with a dementia diagnosisHigh blood sugar and suPAR levels independently worsen COVID-19 outcomesPulse oximeters are less accurate in Black childrenAdvising China's first Olympic medevac programHeadlines from the frontlines…

Headlines from the front lines (and in your inbox)

April 8, 2022

Do you like reading stories on scientific innovation and medical discoveries? Do you wish you could get a weekly dose of the latest happenings in the field of medicine sent directly…