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Pandemic innovation: High-tech family doc brings back the house call

May 19, 2021
Wearable devices and face-to-face home visits are helping a doctor transform his practice — and how he cares for patients.
Patient Dennis O'Connor, left, and Dr. Michael Kirisu examine diagnostic devices.
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FMLA celebrates 25th anniversary

Feb 5, 2018
The Family Medical Leave Act was signed into law a quarter of a century ago today. It was an important step in granting American workers time to care for newborns or sick loved ones. Now, though, U.S. support for families lags behind most developed countries, but there is momentum to update the program.  Click the […]

Breast-cancer survivors and long-term unemployment

Apr 28, 2014
University of Michigan researchers say the rate can be 30 percent or higher several years after treatment.