The Kentucky boy who fell to Earth, and how we all survived
OpEd: They took off from Lexington on a clear, sunny, summer Saturday afternoon after leasing a single-engine Cessna Skyhawk. “Sid was the eight-year-old who fell to Earth, the only survivor of a plane ’s vertical dive onto a runway.”news.yahoo.com
Psychiatric patient stabs employee with metal from ceiling, police say
WESTLAND, MI – A psychiatric patient at a Michigan facility allegedly stabbed a staff member with a metal piece taken from the drop ceiling in his room this week, police said. Michigan State Police were called to the scene around 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital in Westland, MSP said in a tweet. MSP’s preliminary investigation revealed that the patient concealed the object in his waistband and approached the staff member in a hallway. The patient then allegedly stabbed the male staff member in the neck and shoulder area, police said. The wounded staff member was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.mlive.com
CDC confirms 2nd case of monkeypox in U.S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed this week that a Maryland patient came down with the second case of monkeypox in the U.S. this year. “Our response in close coordination with CDC officials demonstrates the importance of maintaining a strong public health infrastructure,” MDH Deputy Secretary for Public Health Jinlene Chan said in a statement. This is not the first case of monkeypox to surface in the U.S. this year. In July, a Texas resident who traveled to Nigeria came down with monkeypox, according to The Hill. According to the CDC, monkeypox is a “rare but potentially serious” disease where people who come down with the disease develop flu-like symptoms and swelling of the lymph nodes before breaking out into a rash throughout the body.mlive.com
U-M’s Mott Children’s Hospital creates buttons of friendly faces for teams treating children
Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital now wear buttons with their faces on them to improve patient experience while masks remain a critical safety measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Mott Children’s Hospital can now safely see what their care team looks like. “Being at the hospital can be a scary and nerve-racking experience for children,” Luanne Thomas Ewald, chief operating officer at Mott and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital said in a statement. “We recognize that COVID precautions may make it difficult for some patients to recognize the people who are taking care of them. “Current restrictions are critical to keeping our hospital community safe but also limit some human interactions that show you care.
Ask Amy: Relationship falters with man who avoids any conflict
I have been patient and understanding, but it’s hard for me to continue in a relationship with no future. But mature people (like you) understand that conflict is inevitable — and often leads toward growth. And (paraphrasing my mother, here): Being in a loving relationship is not supposed to be quite so much work. — Lost my AppetiteDear Lost: You state (with implied disapproval) that your mother-in-law defied COVID restrictions and hosted a large indoor gathering. (You can email Amy Dickinson at email@example.com or send a letter to Ask Amy, P.O.mlive.com
Donors endow Michigan Medicine’s hospital dog program
ANN ARBOR – A gift from donors Lainie and Kenny Lipschutz and the Lipschutz Family Fund has made Michigan Medicine’s Paws4Patients a permanent program in the health system. To honor the family’s generosity, the program has been renamed the Lipschutz-Danzansky Family Paws4Patients Program. Established in 2016 with the support of several donor families, the program -- and its four-legged caregivers -- provides support and comfort to Michigan Medicine patients and their families. (Courtesy: Michigan Medicine)The Lipschutzs are also members of the Michigan Medicine C.S. Each dog was matched with Michigan Medicine based on the types of patients that receive care and the health system’s needs.
Tracking active COVID cases per state on Jan. 10, 2021
As of Jan. 10, there are 12,988,807 active coronavirus cases in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University. Each week, we’ll provide an update on the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state and how they compare. Local: Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Jan. 10, 2021Below is the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state in the U.S. on Jan. 10, 2021. To see the total number of COVID-19 cases per state on Jan. 10, click here. More: Global COVID: Tracking countries with the most virus cases, deaths on Jan. 9, 2021COVID-19 cases and deaths have been broken down by county in each individual state by Johns Hopkins University and can be viewed here.
U-M publishes COVID guidebooks based on experience of patients, caregivers
COVID patients and caregivers. Other sources include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Michigan Medicine and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. They are available online now at COVID Collaborative Care Workbook. Procter & Gamble Co. and U-M’s Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research supported the initiative. According to the team, the guides can serve as templates for others, from individuals to medical centers.
Interns, residents reach tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine
ANN ARBOR The University of Michigan House Officers Association and Michigan Medicine have reached a tentative agreement following negotiations. U-Ms HOA, which represents residents, interns and fellows throughout the healthcare system, has 1,300 members. The HOA will vote on the three-year collective bargaining agreement this week with votes tallied on Thursday. Negotiating via video conferencing was a first," Robin Tarter, HOA Executive Director said in a news release. I applaud the leadership and collaboration of negotiating team members. Like what youre reading?
Dallas Ebola patient to be transferred to National Institutes of Health
Dallas Ebola patient to be transferred to National Institutes of Health For the second time this week, an Ebola patient is being moved from Dallas to a specialized facility in another part of the country. Omar Villafranca reports.cbsnews.com
10/5: In critical condition, Texas Ebola patient fights for his life; Disabled vet war memorial opens
10/5: In critical condition, Texas Ebola patient fights for his life; Disabled vet war memorial opens The condition of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. is said to be worsening. And an American who contracted the virus in Liberia is set to arrive in the United States for treatment; and, the curtain rolled back in a Sunday dedication ceremony on a war memorial honoring the sacrifices of veterans disabled for life.cbsnews.com
In critical condition, Texas Ebola patient fights for his life
In critical condition, Texas Ebola patient fights for his life The condition of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. is said to be worsening. And an American who contracted the virus in Liberia is set to arrive in the United States for treatment. Manuel Bojorquez reports.cbsnews.com
Texas Ebola patient in critical condition
Texas Ebola patient in critical condition An Ebola patient who sought treatment at a Texas hospital is in critical condition. In the face of criticism of the way his case has been handled, authorities are now working to prove they are up to the challenge. Manuel Bojorquez reports.cbsnews.com
Why was Ebola patient first turned away from hospital?
Why was Ebola patient first turned away from hospital? A CDC team in Dallas is trying to determine if an Ebola patient spread the deadly disease. The patient is in serious condition at a Dallas. Manuel Bojorquez and Dr. Jon LaPook report.cbsnews.com