Beata Mostafavi
Public Relations Manager

Mostafavi leads media relations and content creation for University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. Prior to joining Michigan Medicine in 2012, Mostafavi spent 10 years as a journalist. Contact: [email protected]

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Transgender people more likely to be admitted when seeking emergency care
Research suggests transgender and nonbinary people are significantly more likely than cisgender peers to be admitted following a visit the emergency department.
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Low food security associated with metabolic syndrome among reproductive aged Hispanic population
: Low food security associated with metabolic syndrome among reproductive aged Hispanic population a study suggests.
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Nearly every child at U-M Health C.S. Mott Children Hospital gains access to iPads at bedside thanks to $240K grant
Children who need dialysis, treatment for a chronic condition or an overnight stay at University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital now have a new coping tool available.
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4 steps to take before using pre-owned children's equipment
Here are four steps to take if you're considering buying used baby and kid gear, such as strollers, cribs and/or highchairs.
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Researchers overcome major barrier in artificial placenta research
Michigan Medicine researchers spearhead an innovative strategy allowing an artificial circuit to safely support premature sheep without anticoagulation, overcoming a major barrier in artificial placenta research.
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Adolescents, young adults with advanced heart disease show desire to take active role in medical care decisions
New research from U-M shows that adolescents, young adults with advanced heart disease want to take an active role in making medical care decisions alongside their doctors and caregivers. The study sheds light on the importance of including young patients in medical decision-making and the benefits it has on their psychological well-being.
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Labor induction doesn’t always reduce caesarean birth risk or improve outcomes for term pregnancies
A new study suggests that inducing labor at 39 weeks for low-risk pregnancies may not reduce the risk of C-sections or improve outcomes.
Kelly Ripa women's health luncheon fundraiser 2023
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Kelly Ripa to be special guest at Michigan Medicine Women’s Health Luncheon
Michigan Medicine’s efforts to advance leading edge women’s health research will get a boost from actress and Daytime Emmy Award winning host of LIVE with Kelly and Mark, Kelly Ripa.
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Same-day heart diagnosis helps 1-year-old get immediate treatment
Unique collaboration at Michigan Medicine helps 1-year-old with serious heart condition see a specialist right away and receive immediate treatment.
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Teen jobs: What to consider before your child commits to formal work
Teen jobs: While some parents think they provide learning opportunities, others worry about their negative impacts on grades, sleep and social life. A Michigan Medicine expert weighs in on the pros and cons.
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Life-threatening birth experiences among Medicaid enrollees vary widely by state and race-ethnicity
Research finds life-threatening birth experiences among Medicaid enrollees vary widely by state and race-ethnicity.
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Even with private insurance, your child's hospitalization could cost $1,300
Study reveals privately insured families may spend $1,300 out-of-pocket for child hospitalization. High costs impact family wellbeing warns pediatric expert.
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Would you know if your kid was vaping?
Nearly half of parents in a national poll felt confident they’d know if their child used e-cigarettes. An expert offers four steps to identify and address vaping at home
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Study shows racial inequities in newborn drug testing
In a new study, newborn drug testing inequities remained similar after recreational legalization of cannabis, overall test positivity rates for THC increased
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First gene therapy for adults with hemophilia B sustains safety and efficacy
Gene therapy for hemophilia B, a rare bleeding disorder, reinforces lower bleeding rates and improved outcomes.
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