Cultural pressure surrounding hair is so powerful that some African-American adolescents say they avoid sweating because it could mess up their tresses.
Beata Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, she spent 10 years as a journalist.
Babies born between 34 and 36 weeks start on track with peers. But they may start falling behind by preschool and kindergarten.
There might be something in the water when it comes to the relationship between hydration and body mass index.
More than half of children saw either partial or complete cancer remission in an international clinical trial — an "extraordinary success."
Health care providers should better explain the risks of pain pill access — and encourage parents to properly dispose of leftover medication.