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Is Lead in Water a Problem Beyond Flint?

Public uproar over lead poisoning in children due to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has dominated the news cycle this winter.

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Decide What U-M Researchers Study Next

New WellSpringboard.org site combines crowdsourcing and crowdfunding

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A Look at Cancer Screening Guidelines

Screening for cancer has many obvious benefits — you’re preventing cancer or catching it early. But each screening tool also comes with potential harms or risks.

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Message from the Dean
Fall-Winter 2015

Dean Woolliscroft's farewell message of thanks

Query
Fall-Winter 2015

Rating surgeons' performance: It's complicated

Letter from the Editor
Fall-Winter 2015

In the fall-winter 2015 issue, we introduce a bold new look and layout

News & Research

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courtesy of Yu-Chih Chen
Fall-Winter 2015

By Jenny Blair

New device offers clues on why cancer spreads

The fight to save lives in Sub-Saharan Africa
Fall-Winter 2015

By Lauren Crawford

The fight to save lives in Sub-Saharan Africa

Medical School Incoming Class
Fall-Winter 2015

A look at the incoming class of 2015

Faculty

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Yang Zhang
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson

Bioinformatics researcher reaches the top of his field

Medicine at Michigan
Fall-Winter 2015

Honors and awards for U-M Medical School Faculty

Erika Newman
Fall-Winter 2015

by Allison Wilson

A career influenced by nature's strongest bond

History

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Simpson Memorial Institute
Fall-Winter 2015

By Dea Boster

An early philanthropic gift helped transform research

Cupping Set
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson

A cupping set, dating to the 19th century

Alumni

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Class Notes
Fall-Winter 2015

Catching up with alumni

Richard Goodman
Fall-Winter 2015

By Lauren Crawford

How a U-M alumnus identified the first confirmed case of Hantavirus in the U.S.

Jane Bloom
Fall-Winter 2015

By Lauren Crawford

One alumna's story of perserverence

Development News

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Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson

Michigan alum supports high-impact, early team science

Kellogg Eye Center
Fall-Winter 2015

Reporting by Margaretann Cross

Supporting research to advance treatment and prevention of the world's second-leading cause of blindness

Gray Matters

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A Calculation of Risk
Fall-Winter 2015

By Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher

The ethics of decision-making in medicine

Moments

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Hannah Cheriyan
Fall-Winter 2015

By Lauren Crawford

Former NICU patient starts medical school at U-M, poised to advance the technology that helped save her life