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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...

2013-11-26 12:26:59

Almost half of parents said they'd allow their children to take part if their child had the disease being studied, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve healthcare for children, medical research that involves kids is a must. Yet, 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...

2013-06-19 12:23:58

But few parents know whether their child's office is open after hours, according to new study from U-M, Johns Hopkins ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children had half as many emergency department visits if their primary care office had evening office hours on five or more days a week, according to new research from child health experts at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Johns Hopkins University. The new study was published online this month in The...

2013-06-17 08:29:14

More than 150 Local CITGO Stations Fundraise for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Child Safety Seat Program ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six local CITGO Marketers representing more than 150 locally owned CITGO stations across Southeast Michigan participated in the third annual "Month of Mott" campaign, raising nearly $5,500 for the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. From May 1 through May 23, participating CITGO stations sold paper "Mott blocks" for...

2013-06-11 12:29:48

Mott is only children's hospital in Michigan ranked among the best nationwide in all 10 evaluated pediatric specialties ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is among the best children's hospitals in the country in pediatric specialties and is the only hospital in Michigan ranked in all 10 specialties evaluated, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals rankings....

2013-05-23 12:27:10

Bioresorbable splint used for first time, successfully stopped life-threatening tracheobronchomalacia, case featured in New England Journal of Medicine ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, their baby stopped breathing, his collapsed bronchus blocking the crucial flow of air to his lungs. April and Bryan Gionfriddo watched helplessly, just praying that somehow the dire predictions weren't true. "Quite a few doctors said he had a good chance of not...

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...

2013-04-30 16:29:12

New study from University of Michigan found patchwork coverage for children with diabetes ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal funding for health care coverage of children with diabetes varies significantly from state to state across the United States, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The new research, published earlier this year in the Journal of Pediatrics, examines a public program for children with chronic diseases called...

2013-04-22 12:31:11

Many parents disregard label warnings, give children under age 4 common medicines, according to new U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children can get five to 10 colds each year, so it's not surprising that adults often turn to over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to relieve their little ones' symptoms. But a new University of Michigan poll shows that many are giving young kids medicines that they should not use....

2013-03-18 12:28:23

One in 10 say they follow pediatricians' advice 'only occasionally;' most likely to ignore guidance on discipline, sleep, watching TV -- U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders. Only one-third of parents (31 percent) said they follow advice from...