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Alive after 25 cardiac arrests, Ypsilanti woman grateful for Michigan Medicine care

ANN ARBOR, MI — April Hogan suffered more than 25 cardiac arrests about 18 months ago. She had a major blockage in the left coronary arteries of her heart, a condition known as acute left main thrombosis. Most patients in his condition would not survive, said cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Ashraf Abou el ela of the …

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A critical look at New York's controversial new approach to homelessness |  CNN Politics

A critical look at New York’s controversial new approach to homelessness | CNN Politics

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. CNN — New York City Mayor Eric Adams gave the city’s first responders, including his police force, a controversial new task this week – enforcing a state law that allows them to unwittingly engage …

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Non-profit Schenenectady unveils new program to help those in need

Non-profit Schenenectady unveils new program to help those in need

SCHENECTADY – A person who is homeless or struggling with mental health issues or poverty could access several services under a national diversion program recently implemented in the city. Life’s Alternative Schenectady LEAD program – now as Let Everyone Advance with Dignity – is a partnership between law enforcement and social service agencies with the …

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It's not too late to apply for BS/MD programs: 26 programs with late deadlines

It’s not too late to apply for BS/MD programs: 26 programs with late deadlines

Direct medical programs, also known as BS/MD or BS/DO programs, are an attractive option for high school students committed to a career in medicine. Once admitted, students are guaranteed a place at the partner medical school if they meet all program requirements. The direct medical program is a great option for high school students who …

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Novartis and Medicines For Malaria Venture make significant progress on malaria treatment front

Novartis and Medicines For Malaria Venture make significant progress on malaria treatment front

FILE – This file photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a … [+] feeding female Anopheles stephensi mosquito crouched forward and down on her forelegs on a surface of human skin, getting her blood meal through her sharp needle-like labrum, which she had inserted into its human host. (James …

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Please pass the Medicare Mental Health Improvement Act? Our seniors deserve it. | Opinion

By Amanda Maurer In the 1950s, Judy was the first woman to become deputy mayor of Chatham. She organized anti-war rallies during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and advocated for peace. Later, in 2008, she campaigned for President Obama, going door to door urging her community to vote. I’m proud to call this powerful woman …

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Rural Colorado tries to meet growing need for healthcare workers with apprenticeships

Rural Colorado tries to meet growing need for healthcare workers with apprenticeships

By Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News GRAND JUNCTION — During her 12-hour night shift, Brianna Shelton helps residents of BeeHive Homes Assisted Living with going to the bathroom. Many of them suffer from dementia and some cannot get out of bed on their own. Only a few can remember her name, but it doesn’t matter …

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