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A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

UM: On And Off Approach To Prostate Cancer Treatment May Compromise Survival

Taking a break from hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatments once the cancer seems to be stabilized is not equivalent to continuing therapy, a new large-scale international study finds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Andrew McCarthy's tent in a 120-mph wind tunnel test

UM Architecture Student Builds Tent For Ultimate Survival Test

Andrew McCarthy didn’t know how to sew five weeks ago. But that didn’t stop the University of Michigan graduate student in architecture from stitching up his own tent for a thesis project. Now, McCarthy is planning to put the tent to the ultimate test. He’s going to sleep in it as he climbs Aconcagua — the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

Hands-Only CPR, Pushy Dispatchers Are Lifesavers

New research shows that more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth. […]

07/28/2010

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