10:49 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Flu Outbreak Prompts Some Hospitals to Restrict Visitors

This winter's flu outbreak has prompted three Grand Rapids hospitals to ask visitors who are sick to go home and come back when they're well.  There are no such restrictions in place locally so far.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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Arts & Healthcare
9:34 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Bringing the Holiday Spirit to Hospital Patients

Sarah Zambrowski watching the carolers from Arbor Consort.

The holidays are upon us, and most of us are making plans to celebrate with family and friends. For those afflicted with illness it can be  difficult to tap in to the sentiment of the season. However, at the University of Michigan Hospitals, there is a concerted effort to give the patients some holiday spirit. With music as a centerpiece, many patients are not only smiling, but they're also healing.

Wendy Wright reports on the sounds of holiday cheer ringing throughout in halls the Uof M Health system.

9:51 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Nervous System Diseases are the Focus of New UofM Health Initiative

The University of Michigan health system plans a 163-million dollar project for new facility.