Many kids with diabetes are missing out on eye exams.

Kids with type 2 diabetes should see eye doc right away

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Lynch syndrome greatly increases the chances of developing colon and other cancers, including endometrial cancer, earlier in life than what is considered typical. Knowing your family's health history is critical.

Lynch Syndrome and Colon Cancer Risk: One Family’s Story

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When a wound resists healing on the surface of the skin or inside the body, a super-sized dose of oxygen is a proven method of stimulating healing.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Wound Care Using Hyperbaric Medicine

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month tips:
1. Know your family history and talk to your doctor about it.
2. Follow your doctor's recommended screening schedule.
3. Talk to your doctor if you have any of these symptoms.

5 Warning Signs of Colorectal Cancer

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While midazolam is gaining traction in the seizure community, it has already been used for several years for lethal injections — perhaps to the detriment of seizure patients.

Why one Michigan Medicine doctor hopes the drug's benefits for patients will outweigh the negative attention.

After a Clinical Trial on Midazolam for Seizures, Emergency Use of the Drug Rises | University of Michigan

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What happens to pieces of yourself that are donated to medical science? A U-M researcher and bioethicist weighs in.

Giving (Bits of) Your Self to Medicine | Medicine at Michigan

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ACL injuries are devastating for athletes of any age.

Typically, orthopaedic surgeons can get athletes back to their sport with ACL reconstruction surgery, but what happens when the surgery isn’t successful?

Dr. Bedi explains that new research could be key to reducing those failures in the future.

Why Some ACL Surgeries Fail | University of Michigan

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Ground control to Dr. Chough: a U-M grad is living her dream as a Flight Surgeon at NASA.

The Astronaut's Doctor | Medicine at Michigan

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Many parents aren't confident they could get a same-day appointment with their doctor if their child woke up with a sore throat or fever. And 4 in 10 would turn to urgent or emergency care, according to a new poll from our National Poll on Children's Health.

What experts at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital recommend as the best way to get timely care and medical advice for a sick child.

Your Pediatrician vs. Urgent Care: What to Do When Your Child Is Sick

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It's National Athletic Training Month!

Our athletic trainers work hard all year to keep local high school athletes safe. But what happens when an athlete gets hurt away from watchful eyes?

Athletic trainer, Trevor O'Brien, offers some easy tips.

Tips for Keeping Student-Athletes Safe After Sports Injuries

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“On average, I increased my total sleep time by 30 minutes,” says Dr. Goldstein of her week with no electronics in the bedroom.

Did you participate in #GoBlueSleep? Share your results!

#GoBlueSleep Challenge Sparks Healthier Sleep Habits

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Doctors are seeing a concerning increase in colon cancer in younger people.
How do you know if you need to be screened? We asked a Michigan Medicine doc to explain.

Should Young People Get a Colon Cancer Screening? It Depends on Their Risk

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Join the University of Michigan Depression Center on Tuesday, March 21 at 3:00 p.m. as they close out their annual Depression on College Campuses conference in Rackham Auditorium.

The closing keynote is titled, “Attending at Scale, Responding Personally: Supporting Students in an Information Age.” Dr. Tim McKay will introduce ECoach, a tailored coaching tool which allows for the delivery of...
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Depression on College Campuses Closing Keynote

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Our #LittleVictors at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital got a surprise visit last week from Detroit Tigers mascot PAWS and other friends from Mascots for a Cure! Happy spring!
New research challenges the idea that exercise is dangerous for all patients with HCM, the most common genetic cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Saberi from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center presented the study to cardiology leaders from around the world at the American College of Cardiology's Scientific Session.

Moderate Exercise May Be Beneficial for HCM Patients | University of Michigan

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If you have leftover painkillers, stimulants, antibiotics or other unused and expired medications, the medicine cabinet is the wrong place to keep them: myumi.ch/J2voX
Mortality rates for children with critical cardiac disease who require ECMO support remain exceptionally high. Now, hospitals around the country are working together to improve outcomes for these young patients.

More on this new research led by C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and colleagues in the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium presented today at the American College of Cardiology...
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Improving ECMO Strategies, Outcomes for Children with Critical Cardiac Disease | University of Michigan

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Today, the University of Michigan's men's basketball team beat Louisville in March Madness. Go Blue!

But our SCIENTISTS are in a tournament too - and they need your help!

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Learn more about a new study we've launched in our emergency department to examine the potential benefit of a life-saving resuscitation strategy for sudden cardiac arrest.

Michigan Medicine launches study of life-saving resuscitation treatment for sudden cardiac arrest | Michigan Medicine

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