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The University of Michigan's academic medical center - creating the future of health care through discovery.
The University of Michigan's academic medical center - creating the future of health care through discovery.

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Gabe's life changed at age 5 after #leukemia and being paralyzed. How he learned to write and walk again: umhealth.me/Belchers #neurorehab

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These beautiful peony blooms are found just a quick stroll across the street from the med campus. Be sure to stop by if you can! http://mbgna.umich.edu/peony/node/577
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We are so proud of these amazing young men who walked 40 miles this weekend, from their home in Bedford to Michigan Wrestling's Bahna Center. Hunter carried his brother Braden, who has CP, the whole way to raise awareness for issues kids with CP face. Learn more about their story and how you can help at The Cerebral Palsy Swagger! http://umhealth.me/1ntY3Hr
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Shortly after D-Day (70 years ago today), a medical team organized by the University of Michigan Medical School dean landed on the beaches of Normandy, caring for Allied troops as part of their 36-month deployment. Learn about the 298th general hospital: http://umhealth.me/1tLwrhC
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Some parents in Peru carry their children up to eight hours through the Amazon jungle to receive medical care when surgeons - like our own Dr. Ron Hirschl and Dr. Dan Teitelbaum - visit with the Yantalo Peru Foundation. Learn more about our surgeons' work in Yantalo: http://umhealth.me/1l2ZBI6
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This photo essay from The Ann Arbor News follows as one of the Little Victors from C.S. Mott Children's Hospital undergoes open-heart surgery, just one of the many victories that happen at UMHS everyday!

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On Sunday, we celebrated an amazing milestone: the 50th anniversary of our first transplant. That transplant, done in 1964, was a living kidney donation between two identical sisters. They joined us Sunday at Crisler Arena for an ice-cream social along with about 600 people. Check out the photos and remember #donatelife. You can help us save lives for the next 50 years. 

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We're already hearing lots of reports of ticks, and experts are saying it's going to be a banner year for ticks in Michigan - including the deer tick, which is known to spread Lyme disease. Check out this summary of what parents need to know about ticks and kids from Dr. Burrows: http://umhealth.me/1krnlGp
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Many young athletes may be defaulting to not playing following a concussion. But taking an avid athlete away from their sport after a concussion can do more harm than good. Dr. Kutcher explains: http://umhealth.me/conc514
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Join us in celebrating a very special woman, who once feared that not giving birth to her babies would make her feel like less of a mom.

As she celebrates yesterday's birth of her second son, Paolo, Sarah shares the story of her journey to becoming mommy to two: http://umhealth.me/1nUzRwQ
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