Monthly Archives: November 2016

Guidelines for the Use of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy Developed

Jennifer Doble, M.D., a physiatrist specializing in rehabilitation at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA), a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and WCMS, participated in a multi-disciplinary team to develop guidelines for the use of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy in patients suffering from chronic pain and spasticity due to cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury,…
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Washtenaw County Epi Alert – Hepatitis A

Due to a multi-state outbreak of Hepatitis A, potentially contaminated frozen strawberries have been recalled.  Several food establishments in Washtenaw County and many others across Michigan received the frozen strawberries and may have served them to customers in the past months.  To date, no cases of Hepatitis A illness have been linked to the strawberries…
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General Session Set for November 16th on Gender Dysphoria

WCMS will present a general session on Wednesday, November 16, featuring speakers Dr. Daniel Shumer and Dr. John Randolph from the University of Michigan.  The program will discuss gender dysphoria in both children and adults. To attend, please contact the society office at to register.
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