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U.S. children’s hospitals delivering the highest-quality care for children undergoing heart surgery, also appear to provide care most efficiently at a low cost, according to research led by the University of Michigan and presented Tuesday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago.
Most parents agree that all children in daycare centers should be vaccinated, and that daycare providers should be checking vaccine records every year, according to the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
Hockey fans will be given a chance to bleed maize and blue for a good cause at the Nov. 14 game, where Wolverines for Life volunteers will be on hand to sign up blood donors in the annual Blood Battle against Ohio State.
Teens and young adults who get seriously injured in an assault are nearly twice as likely as their peers to end up back in the emergency room for a violent injury within the next two years, a new University of Michigan Injury Center study finds. The researchers call this repeating pattern of violent injury a reoccurring disease, but their landmark study also suggests potentially powerful opportunities to intervene in ways that could stop the cycle.
The University of Michigan in partnership with the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, are pleased to announce they have been selected to continue operating the National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC).
A web-based system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illnesses to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks and allow resources to be mobilized more quickly.
Access to health insurance is very limited for immigrants living in the U.S. – both undocumented immigrants and permanent residents. But a new survey has found that many U.S. adults who work on behalf of children think undocumented immigrant children should have access to healthcare equal to that of U.S.-born children.
Almost three-quarters (74%) of parents are aware of online rating sites for physicians, and more than one-quarter (28%) have used those online ratings to choose a healthcare provider for their children, according to U-M research published today in Pediatrics.
Anyone can be a “maker” or “designer” of health, creating an innovative solution or approach to keeping the world safer or healthier --- and an event at the University of Michigan Aug. 16 is designed to inspire those ideas.
Substantial proportions of parents chose urgent care or emergency department visits when their sick children were excluded from attending child care, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers.
The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is among the best children’s hospitals in the country in pediatric specialty care and is the only hospital in Michigan ranked in all 10 specialties evaluated, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
An automated external defibrillator (AED) can’t do much good in a school if no one is trained and ready to use it in an emergency. So the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s Congenital Heart Center has become the Michigan affiliate for Project ADAM.
Parents – especially those of overweight children – give schools a failing grade for efforts to encourage healthy habits that combat childhood obesity, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan.