Sixty percent of all vehicle crashes are caused by distracted teenage drivers. The stakes are high – but there are a number of things parents can do to prepare their children to learn to drive and help them learn safe driving habits.
This week, Sanofi US issued a voluntary nationwide recall of ALL Auvi-Q® epinephrine injectors.
These injectors, like other epinephrine injectors, are used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).
Families of patients who currently use the Auvi-Q as their auto-injector should contact their physician immediately to arrange for a prescription to one of two alternate epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPen or Adrenaclick). University of Michigan Food Allergy Clinic patients can contact us directly at 888-229-2409.
Why the recall? Continue reading
Social Security’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to children with a qualifying disability and whose family meets the financial requirements. The benefits are helpful for many families struggling with the challenges of caring for a child with a disability or chronic illness, but understanding how the program works is not always easy.
When Anna Dai and Efrain Segarra signed up to take an entry-level computer engineering course at University of Michigan, they expected to learn about game software development.
What they did not expect was to find themselves taking gaming to a whole new level through a massive project at U-M C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Thanks to their efforts – along with the generosity of dozens of other individuals and groups – patients at Mott will now find their room equipped with an Xbox 360.
Out of the classroom, into the real world
Efrain Segarra was a freshman when he took Professor David Chesney’s course.
“Dr. Chesney calls it Gaming for the Greater Good,” says Segarra, referring to the course’s focus on developing software that can benefit children with disabilities.
Just like “old fashioned” school yard bullying, though, it can be difficult for parents to know just what to do to help prevent and manage cyberbullying.
It’s not new, this “news.” It’s actually the same story – hashed and rehashed, depending on which celebrity or politician or spokesperson is given the megaphone.
Who is in the news talking about vaccines may change from day to day, but one thing has not.