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Snacks on a Plane!

April 1, 2015

Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help. But in a new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice, researchers found...

Young guns: U-M study finds high rate of firearm violence in high-risk youth after assault injury

April 6, 2015

Research done in an urban emergency department suggests this may be a prime location for efforts to intervene and stop the cycle of firearm violence



Should they stay or should they go? Study finds no harm from hospital policies that let families observe CPR

April 17, 2015

Outcomes of cardiac arrest resuscitation efforts do not differ between hospitals that allow families to watch and those that don’t

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When a hospital patient’s heart stops, the drama starts, as doctors and nurses work furiously at resuscitation....

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and UMHS launch initiative to improve emergency care quality statewide

April 21, 2015

DETROIT -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System will collaborate with emergency physicians at participating hospitals across the state to develop best practices to improve the experience and outcomes of patients receiving care in...

Most Americans say medical marijuana shouldn’t be used by kids or in front of kids – legal or not

April 20, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Medical marijuana and children don’t mix, most Americans say.

While nearly two-thirds of people agree that their state should allow medical marijuana for adults, half as many – just over a third – say it should be allowed for children,...