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.
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.
As hospitals face pressure to distinguish themselves from peers through better patient care and outcomes, an increasing number of health care providers are requiring pediatricians to become board certified before gaining hospital privileges.
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.
Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids showed notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with “watchful waiting” and supportive care, according to a new study.
In an editorial published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, a U-M pediatrician argues that saying “children are not small adults” disconnects child and adult health concerns and initiatives, when children’s and adults’ health are inseparable.
As high schoolers prepare for final exams, teens nationwide may be tempted to use a “study drug” – a prescription stimulant or amphetamine – to gain an academic edge. But a new University of Michigan poll shows only one in 100 parents of teens 13-17 years old believes that their teen has used a study drug.
The 7th Annual Champions for Children’s Hearts celebrity gala and golf tournament – presented by Delta Airlines and Lexus of Ann Arbor and hosted by Brian Griese, Steve Hutchinson and Charles Woodson -- is Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19.
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.