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Simple equation: Moms talking math to preschoolers equals knowledgeable kids

[ 19 Mar 2015 ]

ANN ARBOR—Preschool children improve their math skills when their mothers talk to them about math during meal times. The new study by researchers at the University of Michigan and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile offers insight for parents on fostering…

Modern Revolving Door


Stopping the revolving door: Study finds sepsis survivors return to hospital for preventable reasons

[ 11 Mar 2015 ]

Targeting post-hospital care for each patient could avoid expensive rehospitalizations ANN ARBOR, Mich.— They’re alive thanks to the most advanced care modern hospitals can provide. But for survivors of sepsis, the hospital door often looks like a revolving one, a…