Study shows health plans paid most of the cost of ivermectin, despite drug’s lack of effect on COVID-19.
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Findings have already prompted improvements in how the University of Michigan recruits new participants for its biobank.
Long-term study shows recent first-year residents had smaller jump in depression symptoms, possibly due to more sleep, fewer work hours and more mental health care.
Rigorous surface cleaning needed to reduce chance of spread to unvaccinated and vaccinated-but-vulnerable patients, staff and visitors
Major differences found between male and female physician-parents in disruption to childcare, work and new depression symptoms.
Michigan-wide effort connecting primary care providers with psychiatrists and behavioral specialists for consultation and training supports their ability to provide care in local clinics.