In a new study, 1 in 20 privately insured children were prescribed codeine after common surgeries, despite the FDA warning on significant safety risks.
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.
A study finds increasing prevalence of pre-existing, chronic conditions among childbearing women that are linked to negative health outcomes for both moms and newborns.
Less than 1 in 5 adults rate quality of diet, safety of communities, and exercise and fitness as better for kids today than their predecessors, a U-M-led study finds.
In differences of sex development, hospitals vary widely in terms of treatment and guidance ahead of irreversible procedures, a new study shows.
Two analyses revealed widely varying treatments — and outcomes — for children with congenital lung malformations.
One in 20 young adults continues to receive opioid prescription refills long after surgery, a study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics national conference finds.