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Asthmatic Children Benefit from Communities with Active Support Programs

MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin contributed to a University of Michigan-led study published in the American Journal of Public Health that found that children living in areas where there was wide-ranging and active support for improving outcomes for their chronic asthma were hospitalized less and made fewer visits to the emergency room, when compared with those in other communities. 

http://www.healthcanal.com/lungs-breathing/37852-asthma-initiative-has-impact-on-health-care-use.html

American Journal of Public Health, April 18, 2013

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MCW In the News

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report

Violence Prevention Initiative Featured on WUWM-FM

Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM

Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV

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