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Kids from disadvantaged communities may die sooner from cancerous brain tumors

Children with inoperable brain tumors may die sooner if they live in areas with lower average income and education levels, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds. Income and educational attainment, the researchers suggest, may affect the landscape of...
20-Jun-2024 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cost may not keep many people from filling opioid addiction treatment prescriptions

Buprenorphine prescriptions almost always get filled by those who receive them to treat opioid addiction, even when costs are higher, suggesting more effort is needed to increase prescribing.
18-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bedtime battles: 1 in 4 parents say their child can’t go to sleep because they’re worried or anxious

1 in 4 parents describe getting their young child to bed as difficult – and these parents are less likely to have a bedtime routine, more likely to leave on a video or TV show, and more likely to stay with their child until they’re asleep.
12-Jun-2024 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Accessibility issues in cancer care

Research identifies issues with booking new appointments at clinics for cancer treatment
14-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving access to HPV testing

Initiative aims to raise awareness of a cancer-causing virus
14-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Firearms and mental health: 8 top facts to know

A video and story with insights from three mental health professionals with expertise in firearm injury prevention
14-Jun-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High out-of-pocket costs may be barrier to filling naloxone prescriptions, study shows

A study finds naloxone prescriptions, given to prevent opioid overdoses, are less likely to be filled when cost-sharing is higher, including at the start of a new health insurance year.
14-Jun-2024 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Free course shines light on sleep health

To fill a gap of the lack of sleep education for the public, a team from Michigan Medicine developed a free, online course that helps individuals learn about sleep disorders and the value of good sleep habits. The course is designed for all ages and...
14-Jun-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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08 Dec 2022

Celebrating one of the largest gifts ever to Michigan Medicine of $50 million, the health system will na...
08 Dec 2022

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06 Dec 2022

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09 Nov 2022

Michigan Medicine is notifying approximately 33,850 patients about employee email accounts that were com...
27 Oct 2022

Trinity Health Michigan and University of Michigan Health have entered a unique collaboration to bring a...
20 Oct 2022

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17 Oct 2022

Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (UMPNC) have voted to approv...
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Michigan Medicine has joined other leading health systems in a nationwide public awareness and education...
30 Sep 2022

Be a part of the largest blood drive in a long-running competition between U-M and Ohio State University...
26 Sep 2022

Daniel Chang, M.D., was named chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Michigan Medicine. Chang...
22 Sep 2022

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02 Sep 2022

University of Michigan Health received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) highest poss...
03 Aug 2022

Joining fewer than 20 health systems in the United States, Michigan Medicine’s Department of Physical ...
03 Aug 2022

Adult hospitals ranked in national top 10 for three medical specialties. ...
26 Jul 2022

A statement regarding the 2022 White Coat ceremony at the U-M Medical School ...
26 Jul 2022

The TRAILS school mental health program begun at U-M has received $50 million in support in the new stat...
21 Jul 2022

Michigan Medicine reported projected positive fiscal year-end results today, with an anticipated 4.2 per...
16 Jun 2022

The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved the appointments of Aditya S. Pandey, M.D., ...
16 Jun 2022

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10 May 2022

Across Michigan on Saturday, April 30, 29 sites will accept prescription medications including opioids t...
26 Apr 2022

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08 Apr 2022

The Frankel Innovation Initiative is designed to build on best practices of the standout programs develo...
28 Mar 2022

Michigan Medicine plans to significantly expand its specialty and mail order pharmacy program at a Dexte...
25 Mar 2022

A food and toiletry drive for Food Gatherers - the fifth held by Michigan Medicine since the start of th...
23 Mar 2022

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18 Mar 2022

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – University of Michigan Health nurses continue to be recognized as ...
17 Mar 2022

Michigan Medicine is notifying approximately 2,920 patients about an employee email account that was com...
03 Mar 2022

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the 2022 Sjöberg Prize by the Royal Swed...
14 Feb 2022

Michigan Medicine announced it will rename its critical care research institute after Dr. Max Harry Weil...
25 Jan 2022

As COVID-19 continues to surge in the State of Michigan, University of Michigan Health Virtual Urgent Ca...
18 Jan 2022

A $7.6 million gift from Judith L. Tam and the Richard Tam Foundation has launched an accelerated resear...
13 Jan 2022

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for kids and adults hit record levels in the la...
11 Jan 2022

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05 Jan 2022

“We’re so grateful for the incredible community support that helps us make this time of year special...
20 Dec 2021

Michigan Medicine saw an increase in research awards in FY 2021 to $720 million, up from $662 million la...
16 Dec 2021

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15 Dec 2021

University of Michigan Health Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, part of Michigan Medicine, has been na...
07 Dec 2021

Members of the University of Michigan Health Department of Emergency Medicine are delivering 300 persona...
02 Dec 2021

As COVID-19 cases rise rapidly throughout the state, University of Michigan Health is initiating numerou...
19 Nov 2021

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02 Nov 2021

University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital experts will answer questions about the Pf...
28 Oct 2021

Be a Hero at the Big House, the largest single-day blood drive on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor...
26 Oct 2021

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21 Oct 2021

On Saturday, Oct 23, Michigan residents in 16 counties have a chance to get opioids and other unused and...
20 Oct 2021

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