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December 18, 2013

A new study has found a significant increase in the number of high school students who report having abused a common prescription drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, even as abuse of other prescription drugs has decreased or remained low.

October 30, 2013

Vaccination of adolescents against whooping cough appears to result in fewer hospitalizations, according to a new study.

September 19, 2013

The healthcare industry has been laser-focused on prevention since it became obvious that stemming the tide of disease in our country required an upstream solution. From tackling prediabetes in adults to preventing childhood disease with infant immunizations, health professionals are onboard — with most finding a way to incorporate disease prevention into everyday practice.

April 22, 2013

Many parents give young children medicines for cough and cold that they shouldn't use, according to a new poll by the University of Michigan.

April 9, 2013

Advanced Vision Research named Diane Houtman VP professional relations.

April 1, 2013

Symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease are frequently overtreated in infants, according to a new study by researchers in Michigan and Missouri.

January 23, 2013

A new study indicated that some parents may not be sufficiently concerned about misuse of narcotic painkillers by children and teenagers.

December 5, 2012

Even though many baby care products are manufactured "BPA-free," researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that bisphenol A, a chemical used in many consumer products, including plastic bottles and metal food and beverage cans, is common in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.

June 21, 2012

In 2008, an investigation by the Associated Press revealed that drinking water supplies in major cities and metropolitan regions across the country are riddled with pharmaceutical compounds.

November 23, 2011

A test commonly used to identify patients with diabetes or those at risk of developing the condition may not produce accurate results among children, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan.

October 3, 2011

According to new research conducted by the University of Michigan, more than 1-out-of-10 parents of young children use an alternative vaccination schedule, a practice that may put children's health at risk.

August 19, 2011

Americans that suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension are at risk of developing a common type of glaucoma, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

April 25, 2011

A weak job market and enduring housing challenges in Florida weren’t enough to derail the onward march of Publix last year as the state’s leading supermarket chain expanded its total store count, grew same-store sales and ended the year with record results. 


February 23, 2011

A convenient blood-glucose test commonly used to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes may not be the best way to diagnose children, according to a new study.

December 9, 2010

A new three-drug combination may work as a front-line treatment for cancer of the plasma cells, according to an early-stage clinical study.

October 14, 2010

More young adults, particularly young women, are being hospitalized for diabetes-related issues, according to a...

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