Latest C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Stories

2011-08-15 07:00:00

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.

2011-05-18 18:28:00

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.

2011-04-18 13:57:00

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.

2011-03-14 11:01:00

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.

2011-02-15 10:31:00

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.

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