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Medicaid Expansion Brought Across-the-Board Relief for Michigan Hospitals, U-M Study Finds

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It happened fast. It happened in nearly every hospital in the state. And it didn’t come with dreaded side effects. The proportion of hospitalized patients who lacked insurance dropped by nearly four percentage points, and the proportion covered by...
16-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public to Presidential Candidates: Make Children’s Health a Priority

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Focusing on child health priorities may resonate deeply with voters, national poll finds.
16-Jun-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rapid Medicaid Expansion in Michigan Didn’t Reduce Access to Primary Care

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Despite predictions that expanding Medicaid would crowd doctor’s offices with new patients, and crowd out patients with other kinds of insurance, a new University of Michigan study finds no evidence of that effect.
17-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Four Paths to the End of Life – One Far More Expensive Than Others – Emerge in New Medicare Study

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Last-ditch, high-tech heroic treatments. Days in the hospital intensive care unit. You might think this is what makes dying in America so expensive – and that it’s where we should focus efforts to spend healthcare dollars more wisely. But a new...
13-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$100,000 Taubman Prize Awarded for Ground-Breaking Work in Cancer Immunotherapy

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Two clinician-scientists whose groundbreaking work has shown how the human body’s own immune system can fend off cancer will share the 2016 $100,000 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science.
15-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In MS, Can Better Sleep Improve Cognition?

People with multiple sclerosis often have trouble with memory, attention and mental processing. New research shows some of these issues could stem from sleep disorders.
15-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Explains How Very Aggressive Cancer Cells Use Energy to Divide, Move

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A new study explains how cancer cells use energy to fuel this switch between motion and proliferation. The researchers identified for the first time a connection between a cancer gene that controls motility and how cancer cells metabolize energy to...
14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Compound Shows Potential for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified a promising new compound for targeting one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer.
8-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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