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February 14, 2011
Research has linked over-the-counter cough and cold products to poisoning or death in hundreds of children, ages 2 and younger.
January 26, 2011
Poll shows smoking, mostly by parents and family members, still a major cause of asthma attacks in kids.
January 6, 2011
Latest poll shows status quo in teen pregnancy prevention programs not enough; public supports innovations such as child care community service, paternity testing.
November 8, 2010
While millions of households across U.S. have guns, a significant number parents, gun-owning and not, report never discussing gun safety with their children.
October 10, 2010
Parents rate research on environmental effects, childhood diseases, and causes of childhood injuries less important.
September 13, 2010
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds adults across U.S. favor restrictions, safety testing on electronic cigarettes.
August 16, 2010
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health lists top 10 health concerns for 2010; most adults who rate childhood obesity, stress and teen.
July 19, 2010
Nearly all interested parents believe it may give them a chance to prevent disease; most uninterested parents believe it will cause worry, discrimination.
June 14, 2010
Despite available information, parents are little aware of concussion risks but support school policies to minimize them;  most know other parents who would.
May 17, 2010
Less than 1 in 6 report availability of e-mail, Internet communications with kids’ health care providers; half say having e-access would be helpful.