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Kelly Miltimore

“I have this drive to fight for this population because I know how hard it was for us to get services when he was a cute kid.”

— Kelly Miltimore, a registered nurse who works in the Central Staffing Resources at Michigan Medicine and wrote a book about raising a special-needs child

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U-M Heritage

Already flourishing with students, professors and facilities, U-M was also determined to be the state's agricultural school. It was a headiness that would fuel heated rhetoric and an animated rivalry that continues today between U-M and the school that prevailed as the agricultural school, Michigan State University.

Seeds of discontent

Already flourishing with students, professors and facilities, U-M was also determined to be the state’s agricultural school. It was a headiness that would fuel heated rhetoric and an animated rivalry that continues today between U-M and the school that prevailed as the agricultural school, Michigan State University.

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    • Deborah Levine

    Emphasizing brain health could be an important motivating factor for older Americans to regularly measure their blood pressure at home, says Deborah Levine, associate professor of internal medicine: “People are afraid of developing dementia or having a stroke. Data are emerging that high blood pressure is a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia in later life. Some adults don’t know that.” 

    NBC Today
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    “You let (gene therapy) out into the wild, and then all of these historical, societal and anthropological things are going to muck it up,” said Melissa Creary, assistant professor of health management and policy, whose research suggests that discussions about gene therapy, at least for sickle cell disease, must address big issues such as colonialism, slavery, racism, and “all the things that come from generations and generations of oppression.” 

    Scientific American
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    “With the delta variant, you don’t need many unvaccinated folks to see a surge. Even in vaccinated people, there are definitely breakthroughs. That’s not a majority of vaccinated people or even a huge percentage, but people who got vaccinated early are seeing waning immunity,” said Vikas Parekh, professor of internal medicine and associate chief medical officer for Michigan Medicine.

    The Detroit News