WJR FEATURES | MICHIGAN ANSWERS

University of Michigan Health, part of Michigan Medicine, presents “Michigan Answers,” a weekly feature that covers top medical news stories, with perspective from the region’s premier hub for cutting-edge research, medical education, and patient care.

Catch “Michigan Answers” Thursdays at 6:50 a.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR, or subscribe here to get it on demand!

University of Michigan Health, part of Michigan Medicine, presents “Michigan Answers,” a weekly feature that covers top medical news stories, with perspective from the region’s premier hub for cutting-edge research, medical education, and patient care.

Catch “Michigan Answers” Thursdays at 6:50 a.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR, or subscribe here to get it on demand!

PODCASTS:


October 14, 2021 ~ Michigan Medicine Critical Care Surgeon and Clinical Professor Dr. Gary Vercruysse talks with Guy Gordon about the severe nationwide blood and platelet shortage, the importance of having blood on-hand for surgeries, and what we can do to help. Catch “Michigan Answers” Thursday mornings at 6:49 a.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR.


October 7, 2021 ~ Michigan Medicine Clinical Health Psychologist Dr. Megan Riehl talks with Paul W. about the benefits of diaphragmatic deep breathing, which has been proven to provide relief to those with gastrointestinal conditions. Catch “Michigan Answers” Thursday mornings at 6:49 a.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR.


September 30, 2021 ~ With health insurance open enrollment just around the corner, we look at the pros and cons of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).  How do you get the most out of yours, and do you really need one?  Paul W. asks Michigan Medicine Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Jeffrey Kullgren about who these programs make the most sense for, and how you can maximize the benefit.  Catch “Michigan Answers” Thursday mornings at 6:49 a.m. on News/Talk 760 WJR.  


August 23, 2021 ~ University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Co-Director Dr. Gary L. Freed talks with Paul W. about a new poll that reveals some alarming trends in the eating habits of kids since the beginning of the pandemic.