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Michigan Medicine News Break is your destination for news and stories about the future of healthcare. Our daily briefing gives an insider’s perspective on cutting-edge research news, practical health information, and inspiring stories of survival and overcoming incredible odds with the help of the Leaders & Best at Michigan Medicine, one of the nation’s best hospitals and the academic medical center of the University of Michigan. All News Break content including health news, best practices a ...
 
The 3Ps of Cancer podcast highlights prevention, preparedness and progress in cancer treatments and research. Each episode tackles one of these areas of focus with topics presented by University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center physicians, staff or patients. You can continue to explore the 3ps of Cancer at www.rogelcancercenter.org. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
As a federally funded program of the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA), the UMTRC provides a comprehensive set of telehealth clinical and technical assistance services leveraged into products of lasting value to rural providers. Many of the resources found on the website are related to reimbursement and development of sustainable telehealth programs. The UMTRC region encompasses the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. We have created this podcast as an additional outreach ...
 
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In this episode Can your child really have a doctors appointment without you having to miss work and your child having to miss class? This week Becky sits down once again with Bryce Wray-Nelson and Kathleen Chelminiak to learn more about IRSCN: The Indiana Rural Schools Clinic Network. Bryce and Kathleen expand on the barriers and numerous benefits…
 
In this episode When things feel tight and you don't know what to do, who can help you? This week Becky sits down with Tina Darling and Anita Brown, other members of the Connecting Kids to Coverage Team to talk again about the different facets of having an insurance navigator in your corner and more ways that they can help you find the resources yo…
 
In this episode Nearly 70% of adults who smoke say they want to quit. However, quitting smoking can be so difficult. Who is here to help? This week Becky Sanders sits down with Taylor Kenyon, the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Quality Advisor from IRHA, to discuss the Health Systems Change Partnerships of three different hospitals, as well as the…
 
In this episode In the state of Indiana more that 50% of babies are born as Medicaid babies. This week Becky Sanders sits down with Ann McCafferty, Kathy Walker, and Collette Rhoads, all members of the Connecting Kids to Coverage team funded by CMS. They explore more of the intricacies of the CKC program and why having a navigator is really benefic…
 
In this episode Good and effective internet access in rural areas can feel scarce. And also expensive. This week Becky sits down with Ally Orwig, the director of The Indiana Telehealth Network, an organization made to help businesses that qualify to find more affordable and effective internet access. Have any questions or topics you'd like us to co…
 
The majority of parents support teen’s involvement with demonstrations about racism and police reform, but some may need to expand conversations in advance, expert says. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/childrens-health/national-poll-more-teens-participating-protests-against-racism See acast.com/privacy…
 
In this episode This week, Becky sits down with Trevor Cunningham and Bryce Wray-Nelson, the program director and program coordinator, respectively, of the Crossroads Partnership for Telehealth, to learn more about their program and why they are passionate about their work. Have any questions or topics you'd like us to cover? Want to be a guest on …
 
As cold weather approaches, a gastrointestinal psychologist shares best practices for navigating life during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/how-to-protect-your-mental-and-physical-health-holiday-season See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information…
 
What exactly does Telehealth mean? In this episode of A Virtual View, Becky elaborates on the definition of Telehealth and its importance to the future of health care. Have any questions or topics you'd like us to cover? Want to be a guest on our podcast? Contact us HERE! Resources Mentioned in this Episode: IRHA: https://www.indianaruralhealth.org…
 
A study finds that an estimated 170,000 people who are transgender in the United States may access hormones from friends, online or other non-licensed sources, which poses health and safety risks. From the article: "Researchers evaluated national data and found that 84% of the 27,715 respondents were interested in using hormones, while only 55% wer…
 
You wake up one morning feeling under the weather. While in previous years you may have chalked up a sore throat or body aches to a run-of-the-mill cold or flu, this year’s COVID-19 pandemic adds a new element of concern to getting sick. An expert offers advice for those worried sick about their symptoms. For more information about this story visit…
 
Problems with her placenta inspired physician Courtney Townsel to specialize in helping others understand the high risk pregnancy conditions that impact this vital organ. For more information about this story visit https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/womens-health/5-placenta-issues-every-woman-should-know See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
 
Seeing, hearing or perceiving things that aren’t really there may seem like something to hide, but seeking help early can make a big difference. For more information about this story visit https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/brain-health/distorted-reality-what-to-do-about-early-signs-of-psychosis See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat…
 
A social worker shares coping strategies to help patients deal with the stress of health challenges. For more information about this story visit https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/11-hidden-hardships-only-patients-understand-and-ways-to-cope See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
For those able to work remotely, experts say it’s a good time to address your sleep habits to improve your health. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/still-working-from-home-try-these-5-tips-improve-your-sleep See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Now that we know more about the coronavirus, this is the time to stay the course to prevent infections and buy time until vaccines are ready, expert says. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/curve-fattening-not-flattening-what-can-we-do See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info…
 
For many Americans, life in the time of COVID-19 means forming “pods” – small groups of people who agree to share child care and education responsibilities, or to study or socialize together. For more information about this story visit https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/how-to-keep-covid-19-from-invading-your-pod-and-how-to-stay-…
 
As schools prepare for fall, a small study suggests that young children may carry coronavirus at high levels – but that doesn’t prove they’re contagious. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/childrens-health/why-relationship-between-kids-and-spread-of-covid-remains-unclear See acast.com/privacy for privacy …
 
A research scientist and his team examine the relationship between proton pump inhibitors, endoscopy, esophageal conditions and psychological distress for patients with GERD. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/lab-report/does-ppi-response-predict-other-conditions See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
 
When people think about forensic pathology, images of crime shows where an investigator sets out to determine a murder victim’s cause of death often come to mind. However, it’s important to acknowledge the crucial role this field actually plays in our collective response to death, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unravel. For more i…
 
Is it possible to have COVID-19 more than once within a short period of time? Two recent reports, one out of Hong Kong and one in a patient in Reno, Nevada, have many scratching their heads—and wondering what the cases mean for the future of the pandemic. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/rounds/should-we-w…
 
You’ve heard it time and again: One of the easiest and most effective ways to limit the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing face masks. That’s true whether you’re at the grocery store or seeing friends and family who live outside your immediate household. For more information, visit https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/4-mask-myths-pu…
 
Lessons from early peak state of Michigan could inform hospitals in other areas. Four months ago, Michigan glowed red on COVID-19 maps. Hundreds of patients packed hospital intensive care units in the southern part of the state, and hospitals statewide rapidly put strict new visitor policies in place to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. ICU t…
 
How researchers, doctors and recovered patients are joining efforts to see if one of the oldest pandemic treatments really works. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/industry-dx/convalescent-plasma-and-covid-19-hope-blood-and-chance Resources: C3PO, short for Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma of …
 
After preliminary observations of 200 COVID-19 patients with severe hyperglycemia, a Michigan Medicine team is shedding light in a new Diabetes paper about why high blood sugar may trigger worse outcomes in people infected with the virus. And researchers have developed a blood sugar management tool that may potentially reduce risk of secondary infe…
 
You've seen it—a large spherical mass with protruding red spikes plastered across the television and the internet. It's an image that has become all too familiar over the last few months. We know it well as COVID-19, but what exactly does this picture tell us other than serving as the visual representation of the pandemic? For more information abou…
 
Apps like Uber or Lyft can find you easily for a ride to the airport. So why is getting help to get to a hospital in an emergency so much more complicated? For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/health-tech/uberization-of-911 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Parents in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois varied in their support for risk-reduction measures like random COVID-19 testing and face mask requirements. The majority of parents surveyed (two-thirds) said they will likely send all of their children to school in fall. Most also support certain safety measures, including decreasing the number of children o…
 
Providers find patients hospitalized from COVID-19 need physical and cognitive rehabilitation care to aid in their recovery from the virus’ damaging effects on the body and mind. For patients that experience severe cases of the COVID-19 virus, no longer needing mechanical ventilation and leaving the intensive care unit are great successes. But, for…
 
Patients who received single intravenous dose of tocilizumab were also more likely to leave the hospital or be off a ventilator within a month, despite double the risk of additional infection. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/body-work/drug-calms-cytokine-storm-associated-45-lower-risk-of-dying-among-covid…
 
Increased light exposure can have positive and negative effects on your health — depending on the time of day. In the age of working from home due to COVID-19, many of us may be spending significantly more time inside looking at bright screens. As we attend online meetings and scroll through social media, we are exposed to more artificial light tha…
 
A doctor and fourth-year medical student propose improvements to the residency application process during COVID-19 and beyond. During this academic year alone, over 40,000 medical students will apply for residency programs throughout the United States. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this process will look very different than in p…
 
A new study finds that fewer women were first authors on COVID-19-related research papers published in the first half of this year. The difference was particularly striking during the first two months of the pandemic when schools closed and researchers were told to work remotely. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmheal…
 
The United Asian American Medical Student Association unveils a social media campaign designed to amplify diverse voices in support of diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information about this story visit: https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/med-u/stories-we-share-a-social-justice-campaign You can find The Stories We Share campaign on Facebook, @…
 
As lockdown restrictions ease up around the country, health experts share their input on travel and how to make vacationing as safe as possible. The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has been increasing daily at the highest rate since the pandemic began. Despite this, with lockdown restrictions loosening around the country, many have found thems…
 
Tips for helping a family member or roommate cope with coronavirus (COVID-19) effects, while protecting yourself and others. For more information about this story visit: https://healthblog.uofmhealth.org/wellness-prevention/14-things-to-do-if-someone-you-live-has-covid-19 Resources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVI…
 
Properly wearing a mask or cloth face covering can help keep you safe while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. As cases of COVID-19 begin to spike again across the country, it’s important to stay steadfast in helping prevent further spread of the virus. While you should continue to wash your hands, cover your coughs and sneezes, avoid touching your …
 
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