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October 8, 2014

$25M grant backs U-M project to curb maternal deaths

With a $25 million grant from an anonymous donor, the University of Michigan will begin training doctors in Africa in reproductive health services not widely available to many women living in remote areas of the continent.

October 6, 2014

REMINDER: Flu shot clinics run through this month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way to prevent influenza is to receive a seasonal flu shot. U-M faculty and staff covered under a university health plan can receive their flu vaccination on campus without paying an out-of-pocket fee. 

September 18, 2014

U-M Health System plans operating room expansion

To meet the growing demand for high-quality surgical care, the U-M Health System will renovate its surgical suites to create four new operating rooms in University Hospital.

September 5, 2014

Experts explore how to rescue U.S. biomedical research enterprise

Systemic flaws in the way biomedical research is conducted in the United States have created a “creeping malaise in the midst of the bounty of discovery and success,” the director of the National Cancer Institute said Friday at a University of Michigan symposium.

September 2, 2014

Symposium: Sustaining the biomedical research enterprise

Inauguration day will begin with a symposium marking what is being described as one of the most hopeful and exciting times in biomedical discovery, with advanced technologies yielding deep and productive insight into human health and disease.

August 25, 2014

Join MHealthy Wellness Weeks on Facebook, Twitter

Beginning this week MHealthy wellness experts take to Twitter and Facebook with a new series of themed Wellness Weeks.

For one week each month, August through October, a wellness expert will cover a specific health topic and respond to your questions.

August 21, 2014

FDA approves U-M invented drug for Gaucher disease

Cerdelga, a treatment for Gaucher disease type 1 licensed by the University of Michigan to Genzyme Corp., has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

The company said it expected to make Cerdelga available to patients within the month.

June 12, 2014

Most U-M medical plans to cover in vitro fertilization

On the recommendation of the Medical Benefits Advisory Committee, the university will expand its current coverage of infertility diagnosis, drug therapy and counseling to include in vitro fertilization.

The new coverage takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015, and applies to most U-M medical plans.

June 10, 2014

Mott Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is among the best children's hospitals in the country in pediatric specialty care and is the only hospital in Michigan ranked in all 10 specialties evaluated, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

May 19, 2014

'One Day Closer' event offers live view of cancer research

Live and in person, U-M cancer researchers will be donating their time on the job June 7 to get a day closer to a cure for cancer. Faculty, staff and the general public are invited to learn what they do and see them in action.

May 19, 2014

Online quiz tests alcohol serving size knowledge

With Memorial Day right around the corner, many will spend the long weekend honoring our veterans, gathering at picnics with friends and family, and maybe enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two.

May 15, 2014

UMHS center to advance care for critical emergency patients

Every day, some of the nation's most critically ill and injured patients come through the U-M Health System's adult emergency department. Once emergency medicine teams stabilize them, most head for an operating room or directly upstairs to one of U-M's six specialized adult intensive care units.

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