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BMI Over Time Beats Genetics in Predicting Future Obesity

Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center''s cardiologist Venkatesh Murthy, M.D., Ph.D. discusses her research about how BMI from 25 years ago is a better predictor of obesity, compared to genetic testing. January 8, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Obesity #Genetics #BMI #VenkateshMurthy ​​​​​​​​​​


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This Drug Could Save Their Lives, But Less Than 2% Get It

University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System published a new study that shows only 2% of people at risk of a drug overdose are prescribed the correct medicine that could save their lives. January 9, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #DrugUse #LeweiLin ​​​​​​​​


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A Simple Twist of Cell Fate

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Rajesh C. Rao, M.D. et. al. have been researching how two omnipresent proteins can influence the fate of stem cells during development, and what implications this has for research and health. January 13, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Biology #Research #RajeshRao ​​​​​​​​​


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Children Frequently Receive Unnecessary Medical Care Regardless of Insurance Type

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital pediatrician and researcher Kao-Ping Chua, M.D., Ph.D. et. al found that children who are insured with public insurance are more likely to receive medical services they do not need compared to privately insured children. January 7, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Children #MedicalAdvice #Insurance #healthcare #Kao-PingChua ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Medicaid Expansion Doubled Access to Primary Care and Increased Attention to Health Risks in Low-Income Michiganders

Michigan Health Lab reports about the expansion of Medicaid and how it greatly benefited the low-income Michiganders. The plan wanted enrollees to understand their individual health risks, and incentivize them to prevent future health problems. December 9, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Medicare/Medicaid ​​​​​​


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In Sickness and in Health: Study Looks at How Married Couples Face Chronic Conditions

A U-M study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the daily demands of coping with their own health and those of their spouse may take a mental toll. December 10, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #GeriatricMedicine #Aging ​​​​​​​


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Top 10 Cancer Research Stories of 2019

Michigan Health Lab shares the top ten cancer research stories of 2019, from the U-M Rogel Cancer Center. December 23, 2019. #60+mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer ​​​​​​


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A Chance to Speak Her Name: Tara Ogunde

U-M Law Student Tara Ogunde was recognized and remembered by family and friends, after passing away in 2019 of breast cancer. December 26, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Society #Law #Students ​​​​​​​​


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U-M Approach Could Improve the Accuracy of Cancer Clinical Trials

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, the accuracy of analyzing trial results could be improved, which would reduce workload of oncologists. December 26, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Research ​​​​​​


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Michigan Health Lab's 20 for 2020

Michigan's Health Lab reflects on the biggest news and the top read stories from 2019. December 27, 2019. #60+mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Literature ​​​​​​​​