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October 23, 2017

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October 31, 2013

In a story about national health care, Erik Gordon, clinical assistant professor of business and law, said federal officials should have worked more closely with insurers to better manage the long-coming shift to new coverage.

Bloomberg

October 30, 2013

In a story about Orson Welles’ 1938 “The War of the Worlds” radio hoax, Susan Douglas, professor of communication studies, discussed the enormous impact of radio at the time.

BBC

October 30, 2013

Mark Perry, professor of finance at UM-Flint, was quoted on the dichotomy of the rising cost of services, such as education and health care, and the declining prices of manufactured goods, such as clothes and electronics, during the past 30 years.

CNN Money

October 30, 2013

Dr. Michelle Macy, clinical lecturer in emergency medicine, pediatrics and communicable diseases, was interviewed about the high rate of youth injuries in vehicle crashes despite advancements in automotive design and child safety seats.

Michigan Radio

October 28, 2013

Regarding the chance someone could remotely reprogram a wireless heart defibrillator to kill its owner, Kevin Fu, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, said, “My opinion is it is probably unlikely that a remote attack of this nature could happen today. (But) there can always be a flaw we are unaware of.”

The New York Times

October 28, 2013

Dr. Theodore Lawrence, professor of radiation oncology, was quoted in an article about radiation therapy versus surgery in treating prostate cancer.

Scripps Howard News Service

October 28, 2013

Thomas Buchmueller, professor of business economics and public policy, and health management and policy, and Helen Levy, research associate professor of public policy and health management and policy, contend the Affordable Care Act will feed Americans’ addiction to subsidies.

Detroit Free Press

October 28, 2013

Sarah Clark, research assistant professor of pediatric and communicable diseases, was quoted about her study that found most American parents would prefer email consultations with doctors instead of office visits when their kids have minor illnesses — but nearly half don’t want to pay for it.

U.S. News & World Report

October 28, 2013

Research by Melvin Stephens, associate professor of economics, on how changes in the labor market affect voter turnout was featured.

PBS NewsHour

October 28, 2013

Emily Somers, assistant professor of internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and environmental health services, was quoted in a story about her research into the higher rates of lupus among African-American women.

Detroit Free Press

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