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New Research: Primary Care Providers Cite Benefits of Medicaid Expansion

Michigan Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Professor of Internal Medicine Susan Goold discusses the benefits to expanding Medicaid as low-income Michigan residents take better care of their health-related issues. June 15, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #FamilyMedicine #Medicare/Medicaid #InternalMedicine #SusanGoold ​​​​​​​​​


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Lead Could Be Fueling America's High Blood Pressure Epidemic

School of Public Health Associate Professor Sung Kyun Park finds that lead exposure from decades ago may be tied to the growing epidemic of high blood pressure for many inner-city Americans. October 24, 2018. #MaggieFox # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Environment/Sustainability #FlintWaterCrisis #Biology #Medicine #InternalMedicine #SungKyunPark ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Some Nose, Throat Bacteria Make It Less Likely to get Flu

School of Public Health Professor of Epidemiology Betsy Foxman and team identify a cluster of nose and throat bacteria that make hosts less likely to get the flu. With future research, this could lead to simpler, preventative pills for the flu. January 9, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #Health/Wellness #Science #PublicHealth #InternalMedicine #Influenza ​​​​​​​​​​​


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2018 IAS-USA Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV

Michigan Medicine Professor James Riddell IV outlines new guidelines for antiretroviral therapy for HIV, based on 22 years of research, in his recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network. July 26, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Infectious Diseases #HIV #InternalMedicine #kelly​​​ #Featured #FeaturedHealth​​


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As Medicaid Work Requirements Grow, U-M Experts Offer Advice

Michigan Medicine Director of the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation John Z. Ayanian and experts offer policy advice concerning the growing work requirements of Medicaid to ensure they do not harm the health of Medicaid enrollees. August 9, 2018. #Kara-Gavin #15-30-mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Government/Politics #Society #Medicare/Medicaid #InternalMedicine #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Employability #JohnAvanian ...


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'Making Moments Matter’: Silver Club Provides Enrichment for Individuals with Memory Loss

Michigan Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Turner Senior Resource Center presents their Silver Club, a stimulating program to help enrich the lives of patients with dementia. September 12, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Society #InternalMedicine #Aging #Disease #Dementia


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Finding Curative Potential Within a Gene Mutation

Michigan Medicine researchers discuss their recent study examining the healing properties of paralog genes, or "twin" genes that evolved from a single gene. Because of their shared history, one paralog gene may be used to alter the faulty copies of its twin. September 24, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Science #Health/Wellness #Genetics #InternalMedicine #Microbiology #EmilyKagey #RamiKhoriaty #DavidGinsburg #DanielKlionsky


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Sending One Gene to Pinch Hit for Its Twin May Offer Possible Treatment for a Type of Congenital Anemia

U-M Life Sciences Institute Professors discover gene SEC23A can be manipulated to fix the dysfunction in its near-twin gene, SEC23B, that causes a severe blood disease when mutated. September 4, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Science #Genetics #Disease #InternalMedicine #RamiKhoriaty #DavidGinsburg #DanielKlionsky


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Genome-wide Study Identifies Genes Linked to Diverticular Disease

Michigan Medicine researchers discuss a study they recently produced investigating the genetic basis for diverticular disease, the inflammation of small, bulging pockets in the small intestine. September 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Science #Genetics #Gastroenterology #biostatistics #InternalMedicine #KellyMalcom #LilliasMaguire #ElizabethSpeliotes ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Primary Care Providers Play a Key Role for Patients’ Aging Eyes

U-M Kellogg Eye Center Visual Science and Ophthalmology Assistant Professor Joshua Ehrlich discusses the importance of primary care providers in encouraging older patients to continually check up on their eye care, considering risks and decisions. September 10, 2018 #5to15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Ophthalmology #InternalMedicine #Aging #JoshuaEhrlich