medicine http://wkar.org en MSU scientist considers perils of a post-antibiotic world http://wkar.org/post/msu-scientist-considers-perils-post-antibiotic-world <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/">U. S. Centers for Disease Control</a> has published an assessment of the threat Americans face from antibiotic-resistant germs, and it’s a bit sobering. The <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/threat-report-2013/">report</a> is the first time hard numbers have been reported for deaths and costs related to fighting diseases that no longer respond to antibiotics. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:27:29 +0000 Current State 48046 at http://wkar.org MSU scientist considers perils of a post-antibiotic world Project aims to break the stigma surrounding STDs http://wkar.org/post/project-aims-break-stigma-surrounding-stds <p>Jenelle Marie says the subject of sexual health remains&nbsp; shrouded in stigmatized myths. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:27:31 +0000 Current State 42737 at http://wkar.org Project aims to break the stigma surrounding STDs How will the Affordable Care Act affect Michigan's medical providers? http://wkar.org/post/how-will-affordable-care-act-affect-michigans-medical-providers <p>The Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare, is well underway across the USA.</p><p></p><p>In Michigan, debate continues over expanding Medicaid coverage to thousands more people. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:08:23 +0000 Current State 40475 at http://wkar.org How will the Affordable Care Act affect Michigan's medical providers? Sparrow joins Mayo Clinic Care Network http://wkar.org/post/sparrow-joins-mayo-clinic-care-network <p>Sparrow Health System in Lansing is joining forces with one of the nation&rsquo;s most renowned names in health care.&nbsp;</p><p>Sparrow Health System is the first in Michigan to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network.&nbsp; The alliance will give Sparrow caregivers and patients direct access to Mayo&rsquo;s research and expertise.&nbsp; Sparrow joins four other U.S. health providers in the Mayo network.&nbsp;</p><p>Sparrow CEO Dennis Swan says his organization and the Mayo Clinic share core values.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:30:33 +0000 Kevin Lavery 18660 at http://wkar.org Sparrow joins Mayo Clinic Care Network Sparrow, MSU to consolidate pediatric specialty care http://wkar.org/post/sparrow-msu-consolidate-pediatric-specialty-care <p>Sparrow Health System and Michigan State University are planning to consolidate most of their pediatric outpatient services in a single location.&nbsp; Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:26:28 +0000 Kevin Lavery 15509 at http://wkar.org Sparrow, MSU to consolidate pediatric specialty care