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Oct 22 2014
Book Offers ‘New Hope’ for Teens with Heart Health Issues

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

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Co-edited by award-winning Children’s Hospital of Michigan Chief Cardiologist Dr. Richard Humes and including chapters by seven Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC and Wayne State University School of Medicine authors, ‘Adolescent Cardiac Issues’ concludes that “the vast majority” of cardiac symptoms in teenagers do not indicate the presence of life-threatening heart ailments.

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Sep 29 2014
Mommy, it burns when I pee!

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

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For parents, spotting the signs of a cold or tummy bug is fairly easy. But what do you do when your child comes to you and says “Mommy, it burns when I pee!”?

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Sep 17 2014
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol

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

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Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report.

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Sep 8 2014
Dearborn Girl Defies All Odds

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Local girl thrives in spite of a life-threatening condition.

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Sep 3 2014
ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

By: Kristen Bauer Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Stimulant medications -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta -- used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, won't stunt their growth, a new study suggests.

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