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April 11, 2018

What a Cardiologist Eats Daily to Keep Her Heart Healthy

Sharlene Day, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, talks about what her and her family have for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and provides some healthy tips.

April 10, 2018

Predicting C. Diff Risk with Big Data and Machine Learning

Krishna Rao, MD, Laraine Washer, MD, and Vincent Young, MD, PhD, are coauthors of a recent paper that details new machine learning models that can predict a patient’s risk of developing C. diff much earlier than current methods.

April 5, 2018

Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows

The latest poll conducted by the National Poll on Healthy Aging, led by Director, Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, MS, Professor of Internal Medicine, finds that older adults support medical marijuana use with a doctor’s recommendation, but they want more research.

April 3, 2018

Thyroid Removal Linked to Increased Bone-thinning, Fracture Risk

Maria Papaleontiou, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, comments on a recent study that suggests that osteoporosis and bone fractures were much more likely in patients who received thyroxine treatment for more than a year after surgery.

March 19, 2018

STAT Madness - Round Four

Moving on to round four in STAT Madness, the competition is intensifying for the team from Michigan Medicine. If they win this week, it's on to the semi-finals! Voting for round four ends on Thursday, March 22. For more information and to vote, visit STAT Madness

March 8, 2018

Big Outdoor Temperature Swings Tied to Heart Attack Risk

Hitinder Gurm, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Associate Chief Clinical Officer, is the senior author of a new study that suggests that wild swings in temperature can raise your chances of having a heart attack.