News from c.s. mott children's hospital national poll on children's health A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 21, 2014, 11:17 ET

Parents want info about circumcision, not directives from healthcare providers

Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the...

Jun 16, 2014, 11:45 ET

Cover the bases: sports physicals are no substitute for comprehensive checkups

Nearly half of parents say any qualified health care provider – not just a child's usual provider – can do a sports physical,according...

May 20, 2014, 10:01 ET

Parents of overweight kids more likely to give schools failing grades for fighting obesity

Parents – especially those of overweight children – give schools a failing grade for efforts to encourage healthy habits that combat...

Apr 29, 2014, 11:34 ET

Screening out: what are parents doing to limit screen time for young children?

About 25 percent of parents who have children aged two to five say their children get three or more hours of entertainment screen time a day, well...

Feb 26, 2014, 11:23 ET

Uninsured parents don't take breastfeeding classes, even though breast is best

Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to...

Nov 26, 2013, 10:47 ET

Medical research needs kids, but two-thirds of parents unaware of opportunities

Almost half of parents said they'd allow their children to take part if their child had the disease being studied, according to U-M's National Poll...

Apr 22, 2013, 10:27 ET

40 percent of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn't

Many parents disregard label warnings, give children under age 4 common medicines, according to new U-M National Poll on Children's Health...

Mar 18, 2013, 11:01 ET

Only one-third of parents follow doctors' orders for kids all of the time

One in 10 say they follow pediatricians' advice 'only occasionally;' most likely to ignore guidance on discipline, sleep, watching TV — U-M's...

Feb 18, 2013, 09:15 ET

When selecting a child's doctor, families prefer grapevine over online ratings

However, younger parents are more likely to say online scores for physicians are very important, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's...

Dec 10, 2012, 10:27 ET

Earphones, music players on kids' holiday gift lists? Add a hearing screening

Parents are loud and clear: both teens and tweens should get tested for hearing loss, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health...

Nov 19, 2012, 11:17 ET

Two-thirds of adults say kids should be 13 to use Internet alone; most support stronger protections

Public supports expanding federal laws regulating Internet and social media, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health  The...

Oct 22, 2012, 09:25 ET

One-third of parents concerned about losing jobs, pay when they stay home with sick kids who can't attend child care

50 percent say finding back-up child care is difficult, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health  Many child care...

Sep 17, 2012, 11:59 ET

Only half of adults say schools should take action when kids bully with social isolation

Most adults say schools should take action when bullies threaten physical safety, embarrass others, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's...

Jul 18, 2012, 12:44 ET

Parental consent for HPV vaccine should not be waived, poll says

Most adults say parents should be involved in decision for adolescents to get the vaccination that protects against genital warts, cervical cancer...

Jun 18, 2012, 10:19 ET

Presidential candidates should address childhood obesity and bullying, poll says

Adults agree on top children's health issues regardless of political party affiliation, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health...

May 14, 2012, 08:19 ET

Pay-to-play sports keeping lower-income kids out of the game

Nearly 1 in 5 lower-income parents report costs forced their children to cut back on sports, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's...

Apr 16, 2012, 13:39 ET

Nearly 1 in 4 Grandparents Store Prescription Medicines Where Children can Easily Find Them

Two-thirds of adults support single-dose packaging to avoid accidental poisoning, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health...

Mar 20, 2012, 14:09 ET

For Youth Sexting: Public Supports Education, Not Criminal Charges

New National Poll on Children's Health report measures public opinion about legislation addressing teens who send sexually explicit text...

Feb 22, 2012, 14:04 ET

Too Much of A Good Thing? Kids in Low-income Families Drink More Juice Than Recommended

About half of kids under age 5 in low income families drink twice the recommended serving of juice per day  To help keep at bay...

Jan 24, 2012, 14:58 ET

School Obesity Programs May Promote Worrisome Eating Behaviors and Physical Activity in Kids

In a new poll, 30% of parents report at least one worrisome behavior in their children that could be associated with the development of eating...

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