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Improving Adolescent Vaccination Rates

We have developed web and iPad-based educational interventions tailored to the specific needs and preferences of adolescents, parents, and health care providers to improve adolescent vaccination rates. These interventions are in conjunction with bi-monthly vaccination reminders sent to parents via email.

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Matthew M. Davis, M.D., M.A.P.P.
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Dr. Davis joined the faculty at University of Michigan in 2000. His current work research focuses on 3 major areas of child and family health policy, including vaccines and vaccine financing, government health programs and regulation, and characterization of public attitudes and opinions about child health and health policy.
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Nut-free lunch? Parents speak out

Parents of nut-allergic children vary in their views of how schools should manage their child’s lunchtime. Most parents of children without nut allergies (58%) think schools should have nut-allergic children eat lunch in a designated area, such as a nut-free table. Less than 40% of parents support a school-wide ban on nut-containing products.

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