Antibiotics may be enough to spare the appendix for some kids, with similar outcomes to surgery a year later and fewer days of missed school and other activities.
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, Mostafavi spent 10 years as a journalist.
Children whose parents didn’t have college degrees were more likely to have digital information transferred to third parties – including Facebook Graph – despite child privacy laws prohibiting the practice.
Black women are hit hardest by fibroids, diagnosed roughly three times as frequently as white women and with more severe symptoms.
Parents in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois varied in their support for risk-reduction measures like random COVID-19 testing and face mask requirements.
Children and young adults with the inflammatory bowel disease may be less likely to develop perianal fistulas if they receive steroid-sparing therapies.