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Heated chemotherapy can help some children with cancer. Known as HIPEC, the therapy has been available for adults for years at Michigan Medicine. Now it’s an option for kids here, too. More Michigan Health Lab Stories. More Michigan Health Stories. More Michigan Health Lab Stories. Visit the Michigan Medicine Newsroom For Even More News.

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MyUofMHealth Patient Portal Michigan Medicine

Your Connection to Michigan Medicine. The MyUofMHealth Patient Portal is a secure way to manage your health, offering a 24/7 connection to Michigan Medicine and your important health information. Through the portal you can: Request appointments Pay your bill; Message your care team; Request prescription refills

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Healthy Eating Michigan Medicine

Healthy eating starts with learning new ways to eat, such as adding more fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and cutting back on foods that have a lot of fat, salt, and sugar. A change to healthier eating also includes learning about balance, variety, and moderation. Aim for balance. Most days, eat from each food group—grains, protein

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Anxiety Michigan Medicine

Recent health events, such as surgery or injury. These kinds of events can cause symptoms afterwards or make them more serious. Your health habits and lifestyle, such as eating and exercise habits, smoking, alcohol or drug use, sexual history, and travel.

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Immunizations Michigan Medicine

Ask your health department if your child will need another dose. There is a measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (MMRV) shot that also protects against chickenpox (varicella). Talk to your child's doctor about the pros and cons of the MMRV shot. It can be given to children ages 12 months to 12 years.

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Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin Michigan Medicine

Recent health events, such as surgery or injury. These kinds of events can cause symptoms afterwards or make them more serious. Your health habits and lifestyle, such as eating and exercise habits, smoking, alcohol or drug use, sexual history, and travel.

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Healthy Eating to Decrease Stress Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Healthy Eating to Decrease Stress Topic Overview You can handle stress better when you are as healthy as possible, so eating nutritiously is a good defense against stress. The tips below focus on using nutrition to reduce the symptoms of stress. For more information about eating right, see the topic Healthy Eating. Avoid or limit caffeine.

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Terrorism and Other Public Health Threats Michigan Medicine

Examples of public health threats are: Natural disasters. Disease outbreaks. Accidents involving hazardous substances. Terrorist attacks. Public health threats can affect air quality, cause shortages of safe water and food, and cut off electricity, gas, telephone, and other services. You and your family members may be separated.

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Urinary Problems and Prostate Cancer Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Urinary Problems and Prostate Cancer Topic OverviewBoth prostate cancer and its treatment may cause urinary problems. Urinary problems caused by prostate cancer The urethra—the tube that carries urine from your bladder and through your penis—passes through the middle of the prostate gland. When the prostate presses against the urethra, you can have trouble

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Francis Dominic Pagani MD Michigan Medicine

Francis Dominic Pagani MD, Adult cardiac surgery, heart transplantation, and circulatory support systems.

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Hydrotherapy Michigan Medicine

Hydrotherapy is the use of water to treat a disease or to maintain health. The theory behind it is that water has many properties that give it the ability to heal: Water can store and carry heat and energy. Water can dissolve other substances, such as minerals and salts. Water cannot hurt you, even if you are sensitive to your surroundings.

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Varicose Veins Home Treatment Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Varicose Veins Home Treatment Topic OverviewSelf-care, or home treatment, is recommended for most people with varicose veins. Home treatment can relieve symptoms and slow down the progress of varicose veins. For many people, home treatment is the only treatment they need. Exercise Exercise can help relieve symptoms and slow the progression of varicose veins

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Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Michigan

Top of the page Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early Topic Overview Why is it important to find health problems early? Often, the earlier a disease is diagnosed, the more likely it is that it can be cured or successfully managed. When you treat a disease early, you may be able to prevent or delay problems from the disease. Treating the disease early may also make

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Weight Management Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Weight Management Topic Overview What is a healthy weight? A healthy weight is a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. For most people, body mass index (BMI) and waist size are good ways to tell if they are at a healthy weight. But reaching a healthy weight isn't just about reaching a certain number on the scale or a certain BMI.

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11 myths about COVID vaccines and kids

Health officials are, however, monitoring a very rare occurrence of heart inflammation after the vaccine, known as myocarditis. Symptoms of this suspected immune response are usually mild, treated with ibuprofen and resolve after a couple of days.

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Making Wise Health Decisions Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Making Wise Health Decisions Topic OverviewThroughout your life you will have to make health decisions for yourself and your family. The decisions you make will influence your overall well-being as well as the quality and cost of your care. People who learn as much as they can about their choices often are more confident about the decisions they make.

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Make an Appointment Sexual Health Michigan Medicine

The center for sexual health is located at the East Ann Arbor Health Center 4260 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. When you arrive at the East Ann Arbor Health Center you will go to the lower level. The center for sexual health is located next to the Java City Café. Upon arrival, please sign in at the desk and then take a seat in the waiting

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Health Library Michigan Medicine

NOTICE: This health information was not created by the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and may not necessarily reflect specific UMHS practices. For medical advice relating to your personal condition, please consult your doctor. Complete disclaimer

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LGBTQ+ Health Michigan Medicine

Advisory Committee for the Advancement of LGBTQ Health. The Advisory Committee for the Advancement of LGBTQ Health at Michigan Medicine (ACALHM) aims to create enduring and affirming spaces to promote the health and well-being of patients, families, learners, staff, faculty, and visitors of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions at Michigan Medicine.

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Smoking: Health Risk for Family Members Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Smoking: Health Risk for Family Members Topic OverviewIf you are like most smokers, you know that smoking is not good for you. But what you may not know is that the smoke from your cigarettes (secondhand smoke) also puts your loved ones' health at risk. Because of secondhand smoke, spouses and children of people who smoke have an increased risk of cancer and

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Apple Watch Study provides an unprecedented look at the

Researchers in the health and wellness space have typically relied on people to report their personal health data, like activity levels, heart rate or blood pressure, during brief snapshots in time. Wearable health devices, such as the popular Apple Watch, have changed the game, surfacing meaningful data that can paint a more complete picture

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Michigan Medicine

Michigan Medicine offers a full spectrum of specialty care including diagnostic, treatment, ongoing care management and rehabilitation in health centers and ambulatory …

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New Health Equity Project aims to significantly reduce

A team of partners will launch a Health Equity Project in five Michigan counties, using a Medicaid match to help them reduce health disparities associated with pressing social needs such as housing instability, food insecurity, transportation, health system …

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Health Tech University of Michigan

Apple Watch Study provides an unprecedented look at the health status of a diverse patient population. Participants from the University of Michigan Health-led study range in age, race and health conditions. Kelly Malcom. October 26, 2021 9:28 AM. More Articles About:

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Deaf Health Michigan Medicine

In-person visits at the Deaf Health Clinic at the Dexter Health Center; Prenatal and Obstetrics Care. Provided by a close team of Deaf, hearing, and ASL-signing physicians; Mental Health Services. Counseling, support managing health issues, help finding resources, insurance and financial questions, educational and family support:

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Menopause and Your Risk for Other Health Concerns

Top of the page Menopause and Your Risk for Other Health Concerns Topic OverviewMenopause is the point in a woman's life when she has not had her period for 1 year. Menopause is a natural part of growing older. You don't need treatment for it unless your symptoms bother you. But it's a good idea to learn all you can about menopause. Knowing what to expect can help you stay

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Men's Health Michigan Medicine

Top of the pageLearning Center Men's Health Learn about men's health Men have a lot of unique health issues. Our topics can teach you about everything from hair loss to an enlarged prostate. Are you wondering whether you should have a PSA test? Or what you can do about erection problems? You will find lots of information here to help you make good health decisions and live

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LGBTQ+ Health: A Collaborative of Care

LGBTQ+ Health: A Collaborative of Care. Michigan Medicine experts discuss how they provide equitable care to a diverse community. When it comes to health equity, ensuring that individuals within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning, or LGBTQ+, community receive adequate health care is essential.

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Michigan Medicine and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Michigan Medicine and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, a member of Trinity Health, today announce a partnership with Lansing-based Physicians Health Plan (PHP) to bring a new choice in Medicare Advantage plans to Livingston and Washtenaw counties this fall.The plans will be marketed under the name U-M Health + St. Joe’s Advantage and are …

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A lifeline for primary care amid a crisis in youth mental

For nearly a decade, the MC3 program has helped thousands of primary care providers throughout the state care for the mental health needs of young people up to age 26. It also aids providers caring for pregnant women and new mothers of any age who have mental health needs. More than 16,000 times since 2012, MC3’s psychiatrists and pediatric

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Orchiectomy for Prostate Cancer Michigan Medicine

Top of the page Orchiectomy for Prostate Cancer Surgery OverviewOrchiectomy is the removal of the testicles. The penis and the scrotum, the pouch of skin that holds the testicles, are left intact. An orchiectomy is done to stop most of the body's production of testosterone, which prostate cancer usually needs in order to continue growing.

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Brighton Health Center Michigan Medicine

Brighton Health Center. Brighton Health Center is the home of Michigan Medicine's primary care and women's health clinics in Brighton. Located at 8001 Challis Road, Brighton Health Center is just north of U-M’s Brighton Center for Specialty Care.Current services at the Brighton Health Center include general medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics.

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Refinement of genetic signals for psoriasis by combining

13 hours ago · A Michigan Medicine study found that combining genetic samples from patients of different ethnic backgrounds created a clearer picture for analyzing genetic variants in psoriasis patients and led to the discovery of new genetic signals. In this international effort, researchers analyzed blood samples from 2,590 psoriasis cases and 1,720 control

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For Health Providers Michigan Medicine

Your referral relationship with Michigan Medicine is highly valued. We want your patients to have the best experience possible, especially when you choose to refer them to us.Call M-LINE to Refer a Patient: 800-962-3555M-LINE is a single, 24-hour, toll-free number for referring physicians and their staff seeking access to clinical services and faculty at Michigan Medicine.

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Flu Shots Michigan Medicine

Michigan Medicine Community Health Services drive-thru clinics for adults 19 years and older: View the CHS Drive-Thru Flu Clinic flyer for dates and locations. Make an appointment to get a flu vaccine at one of our health centers. We offer both drive-up and in-clinic flu shot appointments.

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Questions & Answers about the Affiliation between

What is being announced? The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and MidMichigan Health are announcing a formal affiliation between the two organizations. It is important to note that this is not a merger or acquisition. What does this mean for MidMichigan Health employees, patients and communities? The affiliation means that MidMichigan can strengthen its ability to

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Program for Multicultural Health Michigan Medicine

The Program for Multicultural Health is a program of Community Health Services at Michigan Medicine. PMCH is committed to improving health and well-being by providing culturally responsive health promotion, education, and research programs for our communities.

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What parents need to know about healthcare proxy accounts

If a child has special needs, or if parents are caregivers for adult children with special needs, there is a process to request full online access to health information through Michigan Medicine’s Health Information Management department. What happens at 18

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General Medicine at Saline Health Center Michigan Medicine

General Medicine at Saline Health Center. 700 Woodland Dr. Saline, MI 48176. 734-998-2020. Fax. 734-429-1879. Our goal is to provide the highest quality medical care available. We believe in providing you with personalized health care by establishing and maintaining an ongoing relationship between you and your own physician and focusing on your

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Leukemia Michigan Medicine

Ask questions about your past health and symptoms. Do a physical exam. The doctor will look for swollen lymph nodes and check to see if your spleen or liver is enlarged. Order blood tests. Leukemia causes a high level of white blood cells and low levels of other types of blood cells.

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Family Medicine at Livonia Health Center Michigan Medicine

Family Medicine at Livonia Health Center. 734-539-5000. Fax. 734-232-0917. The Department of Family Medicine provides a full-range of family centered services guided by our core values: comprehensiveness, coordination, accessibility, accountability and compassion. We offer:

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Community Health University of Michigan

In the wake of the pandemic, a pulmonologist provides advice on protecting your often-overlooked lung health. Kelly Malcom. November 08, 2021 5:00 AM. More Articles About: Immunizations and Illnesses. , COVID-19. , Community Health.

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Health Management University of Michigan

100 years of insulin. An endocrinologist discusses the history of the life-saving drug and its importance in diabetes management.<. Jordyn Imhoff. November 11, 2021 4:18 PM. More Articles About: Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics. , Wellness and Prevention. ,

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