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2014-08-12 12:35:28

Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10.

E-Cigarettes A Growing Concern Among Parents
2013-12-19 05:50:12

Nearly half of US parents are concerned that their sons and daughters will use e-cigarettes, and 44 percent of all adults are concerned that the devices will encourage children and teenagers to start using actual tobacco products.

Public Poll Says Most Research Should Focus On Childhood Cancer
2013-09-23 14:20:56

University of Michigan poll has revealed that researchers should focus most of their attention on fighting childhood cancer, followed by diabetes and and birth defects.

Ban On Smoking In Cars With Kids Popular
2013-07-22 14:58:47

Banning smoking in cars with kids is a popular idea, according to a new survey from researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M).

Many Adults Don't Know Their Whooping Cough Vaccine Status
2013-06-18 06:08:31

Although a working vaccine was developed around 90 years ago, cases of whooping cough, known by the medical term pertussis, persist in the United States, with about 28,000 cases in 2010 – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Study Drugs: Parents Just Don't Get It
2013-05-21 05:32:06

While the signs and dangers of recreational drug use such as painkillers or LSD are well-known to teens and their parents, a new survey shows the disconnect between parents and their kids when it comes to the use of so-called study drugs.

2013-05-14 13:24:30

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.

Over 40 Percent Of Parents Misuse Cough Medicine On Children
2013-04-23 09:19:13

Over 40 percent of parents improperly use over-the-counter cough and cold medicine to treat children under the age of four, according to a national survey.

2011-08-09 15:00:00

Efforts to improve health care quality likely limited if disparities are not a focus ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over a decade ago, health care experts declared the quality of health care in the United States is too low.

2011-02-24 14:23:00

U-M physicians call for national curriculum in health policy at medical schools in New England Journal of Medicine article ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.


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