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.
The School of Dentistry and three other organizations across the state will join forces in an effort to develop a comprehensive interprofessional program to reduce the burden of childhood dental disease in Michigan.
An automated external defibrillator can't do much good in a school if no one is trained and ready to use it in an emergency.
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.
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.
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.
Surgery patients covered by Medicaid come into their operations with worse health, do worse afterward, stay in the hospital longer and find themselves back in the hospital more often than those covered by private insurance, a new analysis by Medical School researchers finds.
People want to be on the move. For some, that means continuing hobbies like golf, biking or walking. Others just want to be able to play with their children or grandchildren. Unfortunately, health challenges like arthritis, injuries, fractures and back problems may get in the way of the active lifestyle many hope to lead.
A fragile medical safety net stretches across America, made up of thousands of clinics offering free and low-cost health care to those with no other place to turn.
The U-M Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 — 60 percent of it in the form of covering patients' unpaid medical costs, according to Michigan Health & Hospital Association data released Thursday.
Medical School Dean Dr. James O. Woolliscroft told a U.S. House roundtable Tuesday that the lack of reliable federal funding levels for medical research is causing "angst" among his faculty.
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.
The Life Sciences Institute will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a two-day biomedicine symposium featuring an impressive list of former University of Michigan researchers.
Six University of Michigan health services researchers spent nearly three days immersed in national health policy, learning how policies are formed “inside the Beltway” as part of the 2014 Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation Policy Fellowship.
MHealthy is now recruiting new members for its MHealthy Champions program. Champions are staff and faculty members who volunteer to help create a culture of health within their work areas.
The deadline to apply is April 30.
A small group of University of Michigan staff and faculty see palm trees through their office windows. They steer clear of armadillos on Texas back roads to pursue their research mission.
Ann Arbor became the epicenter for innovation in medical education Monday, when dozens of leaders from top medical schools around the country, and from the American Medical Association, joined U-M's own medical education leaders for a unique conference.
Last year, they took over the School of Public Health. This year, zombies are expected to terrorize Washtenaw County during a unique disaster preparedness exercise.
Benefits-eligible faculty and staff who attend the MHealthy Rewards wellness screening on Monday in the Michigan League’s Ballroom will not only learn their numbers for cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose, but also will be treated to a complimentary breakfast or lunch.
Removal of the esophagus, otherwise known as the swallowing passage, often is required in patients with esophagus cancer.