Health & Medicine

  1. May 12, 2014

    Center to offer world class care for bone, joint, spine health

    Anticipating a growing need for bone, muscle, joint and spine care, the U-M Health System is announcing a new Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center.

  2. May 12, 2014

    Study shows worse health, higher costs for Medicaid patients

    Surgery patients covered by Medicaid come in with worse health, do worse afterward, and stay in the hospital longer than those covered by private insurance, a Medical School analysis shows.

  3. May 8, 2014

    UMHS’ service to community tops $429 million

    The U-M Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 — up 19 percent from the year before.

  4. May 8, 2014

    Student-built website will create national index of safety-net clinics

    Medical School students and colleagues from U-M health and information technology schools have created a website to make it easy to find nearby free or sliding-scale clinics.

  5. May 6, 2014

    Woolliscroft tells Congress medical research needs reliable funding

    Medical School Dean Dr. James O. Woolliscroft told a U.S. House roundtable Tuesday that medical research needs reliable federal funding levels.

  6. May 5, 2014

    LSI to celebrate 10 years of discovery at two-day symposium

    The Life Sciences Institute will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a two-day biomedicine symposium featuring former U-M researchers May 14-15 at Palmer Commons.

  7. May 2, 2014

    Unemployment common after breast cancer treatment

    Nearly one-third of breast cancer survivors who were working when they began treatment were unemployed four years later. Women who received chemotherapy were most affected, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  8. April 30, 2014

    CHRT Policy Fellows focus on national health

    Six U-M health services researchers spent nearly three days immersed in national health policy as part of the 2014 Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation Policy Fellowship.

  9. April 22, 2014

    MHealthy recruiting department-level Champions

    MHealthy is now recruiting new members for its MHealthy Champions program to help create a culture of health within their work areas.

  10. April 15, 2014

    Trading snow for palm trees and fighting stroke at this U-M office

    Eleven staff members currently work in the U-M field office in the heart of Corpus Christi, Texas. They support the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi project.