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Two-Thirds of Parents Unaware Of Medical Research Opportunities

November 27, 2013

Only five percent of parents say their children have ever participated in any type of medical research, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.

However, in this month’s poll, nearly one-half of parents said they are willing to have their children take part in research that involved testing a new medicine or a new vaccine. More than three-quarters of parents are willing to have their children participate in research involving questions about mental health eating or nutrition.

Credit: University of Michigan



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