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 21, 2021 ~ Many who found themselves hospitalized or otherwise isolated from friends and family due to COVID-19 are experiencing psychiatric vulnerabilities, such as anxiety disorders, PTSD, and loneliness. Has the pandemic created a mental health epidemic in the U.S.? WJR’s Guy Gordon speaks with Michigan Medicine Endocrinologist and Neuroscientist Dr. Joanne Spencer-Segal to discover the scope of the problem, and what each of us can do to help those who are struggling.


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.