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Comprehensive Children's Health Services

American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields, including faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. Named for a generous gift from American Family Insurance and located in Madison, Wisconsin, the state-of-the-art facility wins widespread praise for its expert care and a warm, soothing atmosphere that enhances a child's ability to heal. Learn More About American Family Children’s Hospital | View Our Children's Hospital Quality Reports

Vaping Injuries UW Health has seen an increase in serious injuries from vaping devices. In the past year, we treated five patients, up from zero the year before. The majority of the injured were middle and high school aged teens. While fires and explosions from ... Read more
Feb 20
Measles Outbreaks Highlight the Importance of Vaccines Most parents of school-age kids are way too young to recall how prevalent measles was in its heyday. A very serious, highly contagious respiratory disease that affects the lungs and respiratory tract, measles affected 3 to 4 million people in the... Read more
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10/30/2018 How Young Teens See the Smartphone Debate: UW Research Provides Novel Findings Madison, Wisconsin - Young adolescents think a child's maturity, not necessarily age, should be a factor in when a child gets ... Read more
9/13/2018 Facebook, UW School of Medicine and Public Health Team Up on Social Media Research Madison, WI – A partnership between Facebook and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health will e... Read more