WONDER -- the Children's Hospital of Michigan's pediatric health blog


Apr 16 2014
An asthmatic summer camp for kids with significant asthma

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Camp Michi-Mac A Unique Camping Experience that Mainstreams Asthmatic Children ages 8-14 years old into Regular Camp Activities

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Apr 16 2014
Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Children with autism may find the "unconditional" love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds.

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Apr 1 2014
Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

By: Kim Adams Category Kim Adams: A Mother Knows!

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Emergency Department or Urgent Care? Making the right choice can make a big difference to quickly relieve your child of discomfort and determine if additional medical care is needed.

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Mar 31 2014
Is Your Child Sports Fit?

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Playing sports is a fun way for kids to stay healthy and fit. Most kids want to jump right in and start playing. However, for safety reasons, you should first check with your child’s doctor and have a sports physical completed prior to participation.

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Mar 25 2014
A Better Test for Down Syndrome?

By: The Children's Hospital of Michigan Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Scientists found that the blood test, known as cell-free DNA, performed up to 10 times better than other noninvasive tests currently used to screen for "aneuploidy" -- one or more missing chromosomes that can signal conditions such as Down or Edwards syndromes.

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