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Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
Online ratings that review physicians – just like ratings for restaurants, movies and mechanics – can influence what doctor a patient chooses, but most patients rank insurance acceptance and convenience as more important factors, according to U-M research published Feb. 18 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
White parents reported higher use of age-appropriate car seats for one- to seven-year-old children than non-white parents, according to a new University of Michigan study published today in Pediatrics.
Gage Bryce, a C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital patient fighting cancer, celebrated his 12th birthday Saturday by joining the Michigan Marching Band during the halftime performance during Saturday’s football game against Ohio State.
The University of Michigan already has three wins over Ohio State this season, but the real winners are those who need the life-saving donations secured during annual challenges between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes.
Ann Arbor, Mich. — A new University of Michigan study found that the state immunization registry – the public health database that tracks vaccinations– can be an effective tool to encourage influenza vaccinations during a pandemic.
With prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels nationwide, and overdoses killing more people than auto accidents in many states, a new U-M study provides striking new data about the misuse of potent prescription painkillers and sedatives by teens and young adults.
Widespread vaccination of adolescents for pertussis was associated with lower rates of infant hospitalizations for the respiratory infection than would have been expected had teens not been inoculated according to new research in Pediatrics.
Adults across the U.S. rate childhood cancer as their top priority for research into improving children’s health, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
A record number of patients turned to UMHS in the last year for their care, and expressed record-high satisfaction with their experience -- resulting in a solid fiscal year performance achieved in a challenging environment. The forecast is for an even stronger year to come.
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.
A new University of Michigan poll shows that 61 percent of adults say they don’t know when they were last vaccinated against pertussis, which could mean they might be unwittingly exposing vulnerable babies to the disease.
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.