The Michigan Department of Community Health has been investigating the employment history of a Hepatitis C-positive health care worker who was recently arrested in New Hampshire for allegedly obtaining injectable narcotics at hospitals there, and infecting patients with the Hepatitis C virus through used syringes.
Few options are available to prevent the painful episodes and organ damage that are common with sickle cell disease. But a University of Michigan Health System study reveals a key protein trigger that could lead to a new treatment for patients.
This summer, the Mackinac Island and northern Michigan business community will rally around one of its youngest community members Gracie Irish. Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at age 4, the now 9-year-old Gracie has a success story that her parents are trying to keep others from experiencing what they went through.
The University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital has earned the highest rankings in the state of Michigan and is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties according to the U.S. News Media Group's Best Children's Hospital rankings.