Week in Review: Week of July 2, 2018

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The holiday week has flown by! If you missed anything while enjoying the festivities, get caught up with the Headlines Week in Review.

The week started with some tips designed to help you celebrate Independence Day as safely as possible. Readers also learned details of the joint venture between Michigan Medicine and St. Joseph Mercy Health; and a patient shared his feel-good story after receiving four organ donations at U-M.

Here’s the latest!

Celebrate with a bang! Tips to keep you safe during Fourth of July festivities

Independence Day may be over, but fireworks celebrations will continue throughout the summer. If you want to put on a fireworks display of your own, be sure to do so as safely as possible by checking out important tips from Brad Uren, M.D., assistant professor of emergency medicine.

U-M Health, St. Joseph Mercy Health joint venture in Chelsea now official

As of July 1, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital is operating as a joint venture between U-M Health and St. Joseph Mercy Health. The new partnership is designed to help both organizations better serve patients in western Washtenaw County. Click through for more information on the agreement and the care that will be provided at the 133-bed hospital!

Four-time organ transplant recipient pays (and pedals) it forward

While Kyle Bailey may show no signs of being a medical miracle, he certainly is one. The 32-year-old has four transplanted organs — two lungs, a kidney and his liver. And the fact that he is strong today is a testament to modern medicine — and the care he has received at Michigan Medicine. Click for more on Bailey and find out what is driving him to recruit new organ donors each and every day.

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