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AAOS 2017: Why Some ACL Surgeries Fail

Typically, orthopaedic surgeons can get athletes back to their sport with ACL reconstruction surgery. But what happens when the reconstruction surgery isn’t successful?
22-Mar-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study: Pre-Pregnancy BMI Directly Linked to Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain

It’s well known that excessive weight gain during pregnancy can have a lasting negative impact on the health of a mother and her baby. A new University of Michigan-led study finds that for young mothers (women who gave birth between the ages of...
21-Mar-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Will the Doctor See Your Child Now?


Parents often want medical advice when their child gets sick but only about half are very confident they can get a same day appointment with their child’s provider, a new national poll finds.
16-Mar-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

African Americans May Receive Different Advice on Statin Therapy

Study investigates whether modern statin guidelines accurately identify African American patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
17-Mar-2017 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moderate Exercise May Be Beneficial for HCM Patients


Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are urged to take it easy. But new research shows they might benefit from moderate aerobic exercise.
17-Mar-2017 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug & Alcohol Problems Linked to Increased Veteran Suicide Risk, Especially in Women, Long-Term Study Finds


Veterans who have drug or alcohol problems are more than twice as likely to die by suicide as their comrades, a new study finds. And women veterans with substance use disorders have an even higher rate of suicide -- more than five times that of...
15-Mar-2017 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Use Drops After ER Visits Used as “Teachable Moments”


An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to motivate someone to cut back on using drugs. But a new study suggests that even a half-hour chat with a trained counselor, or a few minutes using a special...
10-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Opioids Before Surgery Means Higher Costs, More Problems Afterward


Surgery patients often go home from the hospital with a prescription for painkillers to take as they recover. But a new study suggests that doctors should also focus on patients who were taking such medicines before their operations, because people...
9-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Coach's Detached Retina Could Mean Vision Loss


1-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Big Data Brings Big Gains in Surgical Quality: Dr. Darrell Campbell


For 10 years, hospitals and surgical teams across Michigan have shared huge amounts of data about many of the operations they do, in an effort to learn from one another and improve together. Dr. Darrell Campbell of the University of Michigan leads...
30-Sep-2016 9:25 AM EDT

Physical Therapist: No Solid Research on Cupping’s Effect

10-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT

Some Olympic Doping Drugs May Have Legitimate Medical Uses

As the world awaits the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, doping in athletes remains a hot topic. Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C., explains why the World Anti-Doping Agency regulates certain substances, how that’s changing and how some of...
3-Aug-2016 4:30 AM EDT

In wake of #CARA #opioid passage, @umich researcher available to comment

13-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

In Wake of Aleppo Hospital Bombing, Author of Report on Syrian Healthcare Available to Media #NotATarget

29-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on New Medicare Primary Care Improvement Results

12-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Don't Miss @UMHealthSystem Physicians at #ACC16


26-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT

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