For 1 in 7 pediatric hospitalizations, the out-of-pocket cost exceeds $3,000, a study suggests
Prescribing guidelines accelerated Michigan’s progress over the rest of the nation, study shows
A diagnosis of treatment-resistant depression can lead to a sense of hopelessness and despair in some patients.
Sarah Reeves is leading the way and focusing in on opportunities to improve the health of those living with sickle cell disease.
The risk of death rises among older adults with Alzheimer’s or other dementias in the months following exposure to a hurricane, a new U-M study shows.
Newborn drug testing inequities remained similar after recreational legalization of cannabis, overall test positivity rates for THC increased
From heart arrhythmias, high blood pressure and heart failure, mobile apps can provide a snapshot into heart disease
People who lived in under-resourced neighborhoods and underwent operations at lower-quality hospitals were more likely to die within 30 days
Many adults experience problems like coughing, chest pain, and fatigue 6 months after their stay
Volunteering can alleviate loneliness, especially when volunteering more than 100 hours per year, according to a U-M study
Rural residents have lower rates of continuous health insurance before, during and after pregnancy compared to those in urban cities
The model identified AKI 48 hours in advance, allowing ample time for clinicians to intervene and provide treatment
New U-M research finds another population was affected: Many homebound older adults canceled medically necessary home-based health care services out of fear of getting COVID-19
Research reveals that one in four women among internal medicine residents experiences sexual harassment, but far fewer go on to report it
Vision impairment disproportionately impacts oldest adults
Patients seen at transplant centers had almost 80% higher odds to receive “bridge-to-transplant” designation
More than half of adults surveyed reported that the use of cannabis led them to decrease their pain medications
A review of maternal deaths suggests most individuals had documented behavioral health conditions but only one-third received appropriate pharmacologic treatment before death
Emergency surgery was linked to less thorough pre-surgical assessments and worse outcomes after surgery
Social determinants of health in the outpatient setting played a key role in the disparity, the study finds.
Housing status isn’t always recorded in medical records, so researchers say new data are likely just the “tip of the iceberg”
Complication and death rates were similar for both gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy when researchers compared the two weight-loss surgeries in adolescents covered by Medicaid.
Organ procurement organizations and transplant centers were about 5% less likely to choose organs from 70-year-old donors compared to those who were just a year younger.
Medical debt in collections and bankruptcy much higher in working-age adults after hospitalization for traumatic injury, suggesting need for strategies to reduce financial burden
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