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August 10, 2015
With more kids online and using cell phones at increasingly younger ages, two issues have quickly climbed higher on the public’s list of major health concerns for children across the U.S: sexting and Internet safety. 
July 6, 2015
A quarter of parents believe vaccines are safer now than they thought a year ago; a third more supportive of school and daycare immunization requirements.
June 15, 2015
90% of adults concerned about misuse of powdered alcohol among underage youth; more than three quarters support banning online sales.
May 18, 2015
Just half of parents of school-aged children would discuss anxiety or temper tantrums that seemed worse than peers.
April 20, 2015
4 in 5 people say adults shouldn’t be allowed to use medical marijuana in front of children; support of patient use much lower for kids than adults.
February 16, 2015
Parents split on delayed start times for middle and high school, according to U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.
January 20, 2015
One in 7 parents whose children did not play middle/high school sports cited cost as reason, according to new U-M National Poll on Children’s Health.
December 15, 2014
 Most parents agree their children should be ready to move out of the pediatrician’s office into adult-focused care by age 18 – but just 30 percent actually make that transition by that age, according to the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
November 17, 2014
41 percent of parents say under-vaccinated kids should be excluded from daycare, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health.