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C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health issues the 2011 report of the top 10 health concerns for kids; internet safety and sexting join drug abuse, obesity, smoking as top child health problems in eyes of public ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug.
Majority of parents reticent about bariatric surgery for adolescents; prefer longer pre-surgery weight-loss program Minority and low-income groups are more receptive ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as cases of childhood obesity have skyrocketed in number over the last 40 years, so has children's risk for obesity-related illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, liver disease and other illnesses.
Overweight and obese parents more likely than other parents to view school-time activity as inadequate ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity affects 1 of every 6 kids in the United States, in part due to a lack of physical activity.
Only half of parents think the media is doing a good job explaining how research affects their children; media invited to attend lecture on research reporting with Richard Besser ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, billions of public and private dollars are spent on medical research about child health.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research has linked over-the-counter cough and cold products to poisoning or death in hundreds of children, ages 2 and younger. Studies have also shown that these medicines do little to control symptoms.