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2014-04-30 12:22:10

More than 75 percent said they engaged in distractions like phone use, eating or feeding a child in University of Michigan study ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite their precious cargo, parents are no less likely to engage in driving distractions like cell phone use than drivers from the general population, according to a new University of Michigan study published in Academic Pediatrics. The study found that 90 percent of parent drivers said they...

2014-04-29 12:29:16

Fifty-three percent say they limit media devices by location, banning use in the bedroom or at mealtime, says U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 25 percent of parents who have children aged two to five say their children get three or more hours of entertainment screen time a day, well beyond recommended limits, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan. In the latest University of Michigan Mott...

2014-03-17 16:28:23

Bioresorbable splints used for just second time ever, successfully improved breathing so baby can go home for the first time ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his 18 months of life, Garrett Peterson has never gone home, spending his days in hospital beds tethered to ventilators that even at the highest settings couldn't prevent his breathing from periodically stopping. His condition was so tenuous that often his parents could not hold him for fear of...

2013-05-14 13:24:30

New University of Michigan poll shows 4 out of 5 report they´d favor medical care for children where research for new prevention strategies and medical treatment occurs Four out of five parents and grandparents in Michigan say they´d rather take children to a hospital that does medical research for children than one that does not, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan. A new study from the Michigan Child Health Research Priorities team at C.S. Mott...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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