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Worries about costs, time off work and COVID-19 kept some older adults from having surgery
Elective surgery study shows older adults have concerns about what it will cost them, how much work they’ll miss and whether they’ll catch COVID-19.
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The most popular articles of 2023
With over 400 stories published on Health Lab in 2023, the following 10 articles were the most read of the year.
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Health Lab
Sleep apnea disparities in kids: Obesity may override impact of race, socioeconomics
As researchers explored potential reasons behind racial disparities in treatment outcomes for children with severe sleep apnea, they were expecting to find the answer in socioeconomic factors. But they were surprised to learn that when one risk factor – obesity – was taken out of the equation, race was no longer associated with worse post-surgery outcomes for obstructive sleep apnea.
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Gifty Kwakye, MD, MPH, Andrew Shuman, MD, Named Assistant Deans In U-M Medical School
Congratulations to Gifty Kwakye, MD, MPH, and Andrew G. Shuman, MD, FACS, HEC-C, on their new roles.
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U-M Health again named to the nation’s Honor Roll of hospitals
U.S. News and World Report annually evaluates hospitals for its Best Hospitals list by evaluating data from 4,500 hospitals on a range of criteria, including patient experience, outcomes, care-related factors, and expert opinions from physician surveys.
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13 U-M graduate medical education programs ranked in the top 10 by Doximity
There are 13 U-M graduate medical education programs ranked in the top 10 by Doximity.
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Study shows promising treatment for tinnitus
Tinnitus, the ringing, buzzing or hissing sound of silence, impacts 15% of adults in the United States have tinnitus. A recent study from researchers at the University of Michigan’s Kresge Hearing Research Institute suggests relief may be possible with treatment.
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Speech-Language Pathology’s Role In Head And Neck Cancer, Voice And Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery
The management of voice and breathing disorders is a subspecialty of speech-language pathology (SLP).
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Modified Minerva Orthosis proven helpful in pediatric patients following airway surgery
The University of Michigan Health System received an order for a cervical orthosis, or neck brace, which resulted in a modified version still being used today, changing recovery for the better.
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Health Lab
Changing culture to reduce opioid prescriptions for children undergoing surgery
New effort responds to concerns about opioid overdose, misuse and side effects in kids; Expert shares 8 things parents and pediatric surgeons should know
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Better Balance, Speech and Hearing: What You Need to Know
Audiologists can help with more than your hearing; they can also help with better speech and balance for children and adults.
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How a Field Clinic Improved Hearing Loss in an Amish Community
Through a field clinic, a Michigan Medicine team brings hearing health services to an Amish community.
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A Voice of Hope: One Patient’s Journey to Speak Again After House Fire
Michigan Medicine Otolaryngologist Dr. Norman Hogikyan helped 22-year-old Madison Marciniak breathe easy again after surviving a house fire.
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Doctor Finds Grill Brush Bristle Lodged in Woman’s Throat for Months
Grill brush danger manifests after Michigan woman ingests wire bristle and must have it surgically removed.