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Aug 5 2015
Top Tips to Prevent Fall Sports Injuries in Kids

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

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As the new school year approaches, so does the return of fall sports and that can mean injuries ranging from sprained ankles to ACL injuries and concussions.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, sports-related injuries are the leading cause of emergency room visits in 12 to 17-year-olds. Injuries from organized and unorganized sports also account for 775,000 emergency room visits annually.

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Jul 16 2015
The Somerset Collection Opens “Candy Collection”

By: Edward Bottomley Category Children's Hospital of Michigan

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The Somerset Collection Opens “Candy Collection” for a Sweet Adventure to Benefit the New Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy

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Jul 8 2015
Dearborn Woman Benefits From New Minimally Invasive Epilepsy

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

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When 22-year-old Dina Fawaz of Dearborn, was about 8-months-old, her parents decided to take her to the eye doctor because it appeared she couldn’t see far away.

Dina’s father, Nazih Fawad said diagnostic tests determined something potentially more serious.

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Jun 19 2015
Detroit Researchers Help Identify a Key Gene Mutation

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

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After collecting data on a leukemia-affected family for nearly a decade, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Hematologist and Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor of Pediatrics Madhvi Rajpurkar, M.D., joined an international team of genetic researchers in an effort to track down a mutation partly responsible for causing the disease. Their findings, recently published in one of the world’s leading science journals, have “major implications” for better understanding the genetic basis of several types of cancer, including leukemia.

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Jun 9 2015
Eight Is Great

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

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The Children’s Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is among the best in the country in eight pediatric specialties according to the new U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in:Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, and Urology. The Children's Hospital of Michigan also received the highest ranking of any pediatric hospital in Michigan for Cancer, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Nephrology.

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