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Q&A regarding the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma.
Music therapy is used to relieve anxiety and stress for patients with cancer.
Studies have shown wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle reduces one's risk of death by more than 50 percent, yet every three days, a child in the United States is killed while riding a bicycle.
Dr. Matthew Davis discusses results of the second U-M C.S Mott Children's Hospital Children's Health Poll that showed the top 10 health concerns for kids.
Convenience and lower costs are driving even more parents to seek routine health care for their children at retail clinics in their communities.
If left untreated, tooth decay in childhood can lead to lifelong tooth and gum problems, hospitalizations and emergency room visits, delayed physical development and loss of school days.
The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds that nearly 1 in 10 parents of high school athletes is aware of the use of performance-enhancing drugs by an athlete in their community.
Trouble paying health plan premiums and difficulty affording out-of-pocket expenses for medications aren¿t just problems of the uninsured anymore. They're also concerns for families with private insurance, according to the Mott Poll.
In August 2008, the CS Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health asked parents with children age 5-17 years about mental health concerns for their children who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Stem cells are a powerful tool for research that may lead to major medical breakthroughs. Research in animals indicates that stem cells may provide the opportunity to replace parts of people's bodies that are damaged or not working correctly.
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds less young children, at-risk adults vaccinated than expected, in spite of increased flu activity nationwide.
Bullying is a major concern among parents with overweight and obese children ages 6 to 13, and these parents are much more likely than parents with healthy weight children to rate bullying as a top health issue for kids.
Dr. Amanda Dempsey discusses C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, which finds top three topics parents want doctors to talk to their adolescent children about are sex, drugs and diet.
For the second year in a row, childhood obesity is the biggest health problem for children in an annual nationwide survey conducted by the C.S. Mott Children¿s Hospital¿s National Poll on Children¿s Health.
As the economy continues to falter, a poll released today shows that parents must make harder choices about how to spend what money they have, and children - especially those who are uninsured or who are among the lowest income bracket.
Millions of tweens will be left home alone this summer, despite their parents' concerns that they may not have the knowledge and skills they need to stay safe at home.
Opening a tall cool beverage during the ball game or at a backyard cookout on a hot day is what families do. This summer, will your child be opening a soft drink or a hard one? Flavored alcoholic beverages - or alcopops - are becoming more popular.
Dr. Matthew Davis discusses the top 10 health concerns for parents in 2008. Obesity tops the list and new concerns are uncovered.
Majority of likely voters polled selected Barack Obama as their top presidential pick to handle the country's biggest health care issues, including the high cost of health insurance, and the millions of U.S. adults and children without insurance.
Matthew Davis, M.D, explains the most recent poll's findings and what parents should know about pediatric research.
Listen to U-M Basketball Interview with Dr. Elena Stoffel Learn more about colon cancer screening.
Listen to LeElla explain how her treatment for breast cancer didn't stop her from fulfilling her dream of becoming a mom.
How to strengthen the back and core through exercise.
Strengthening and developing core abdomen muscles through exercise.
Fitness Walking Program for Beginners.
Leg exercises that increase fitness and strength in the muscles of the leg.
Resistance band exercises that improve strength and fitness.
Exercising with a stability ball to increase muscular endurance.
Stretching exercises that increase flexibility.