A new study finds smokers who haven’t been diagnosed with COPD may still experience COPD-like symptoms. This begs the question: Should the diagnostic requirements for COPD change?
Kylie Urban covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
Does geography affect your likelihood of calling an ambulance after a stroke? A new U-M study says patients’ profiles might matter more than the demographics of their neighborhood.