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CHEAR Health Services Research Seminar
Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
300 N. Ingalls 6D15
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Recent CHEAR News

May 2017

Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Health.com
HealthDay
Philadelphia Inquirer
US News & World Report

Poll: More than One-third of Parents Let Children Swim Unsupervised
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

UPI

More than 1/3 of Parents Would Allow Child to be in Residential or Hotel Pool Unsupervised
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Science Daily
Science Magazine

More and more students need mental health services. But colleges struggle to keep up
Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD, M.Ed.
USA Today

CHEAR Center Faculty at PAS 2017 Meeting
Joyce M. Lee, MD, MPH
Michelle L. Macy, MD, MS

Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH
Lisa A. Prosser, PhD

CHEAR News

April 2017

Can skeptical parents be persuaded to vaccinate?
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Science Magazine

Can playground design help reduce bullying?
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Reuters

How to Pick the Right Allergy Medicine for Kids
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

CBS News

15 Percent of Parents Admit to Giving Kids Adult Allergy Meds
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Parents Magazine

What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Health.com
HealthDay
Medline Plus
MSN News
Philadelphia Inquirer
US News & World Report

Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD Receives Dimond Best Dissertation Award
Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Ph.D.
CHEAR News

National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorses QMETRIC Pediatric Quality Measures
Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH
Kevin J. Dombkowski, DrPH, MS

Michelle L. Macy, MD, MS
Sarah Reeves, PhD, MPH
CHEAR News
Michigan Medicine Headlines

Dr. Woolford to Present at NASEM Roundtable on Obesity Solutions
Susan J. Woolford, M.D., M.P.H.

CHEAR News

March 2017

Parents don't always head to child's doctor when illness strikes
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Health.com
HealthDay
Philadelphia Inquirer
US News & World Report

Will the doctor see your child now?
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.

Science Daily

Costly variations in medical specialist fees spark expert call for rule changes
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
Australian Financial Review

Five-fold variation in specialists’ fees sparks calls for transparency
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
The Limbic

Patients pay five times more to see some specialists, study finds
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
The Guardian

Patients' medical payments can vary up to 400pc among specialists, report finds
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
abc.net.au

Five-fold variation in specialist fees
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
sbs.com.au

Most parents don't think they're raising healthy eaters
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.

MetroParent

February 2017

Most parents don't think they're meeting kids' nutritional needs
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Health.com
HealthDay
MSN
Philadelphia Inquirer
UPI
US News & World Report
USA Today

January 2017

When should kids stay home sick from school?
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.
CBS News
Health.com
HealthDay
MLive
NPR
Philadelphia Inquirer
Slate
US News & World Report

December 2016

Parents may overlook child safety during holiday travels
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Business Insider
Fox News
Huffington Post
Reuters
Science Daily

November 2016

When the kids go vegan, it can be a recipe for a stressful holiday meal
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
NPR

Special diets can heighten tensions at the holiday dinner table
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
New York Times

Thanksgiving when teens don't eat like the rest of the family
Sarah J. Clark, M.P.H.
Business Insider
Philadelphia Inquirer
Reuters
Yahoo News