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UNC's Jonathan Berg featured on ABC 11 TV
Watch UNC geneticist Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, consult with ABC 11 TV reporter Tisha Powell about results from a direct-to-consumer genetics analysis.
Located in News / 2017 / May
UNC-led project dramatically reduces newborn bloodstream infections in North Carolina
A quality improvement project championed by the UNC-led Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) resulted in a 71 percent reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in 13 North Carolina NICUs, avoiding 110 infections annually and saving 17 lives a year. Study results were published in Pediatrics, official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 2
UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media
Olafur Palsson, professor of medicine, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and at for his work on hypnosis to treat IBS.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC’s Steven Gray featured in CBS News report on a new gene therapy approach to treat rare diseases
On October 16, 2015, CBS Evening News aired a story on Lori Sames' search for a cure for her daughter, Hannah, who suffers from Giant Axonal Neuropathy disease (GAN), a rare disease which causes nerves to die and muscles to stop working. Lori and her husband, Matt, founded Hannah's Hope to raise money to fund the research to find a cure.
Located in News / 2015 / October
Video games can help kids lose weight
Parents hear all the time about the risks of too much video gaming -- but as Dr. Eliana Perrin reports to Time Warner Cable News, more studies are showing benefits to interactive video games as fitness made fun. (Sssssh! Don't tell the kids.)
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 2
VIDEO: A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals
17-month old Jessiah Jackson was rushed to UNC Hospitals with a metal rod stuck in his brain. UNC neurosurgeon Dr. Anand V. Germanwala removed the rod and helped to save the little boy's life. Jessiah is being called a 'Miracle Baby' and has earned national attention along with Dr. Germanwala.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 29, 2010
Waiting game: A Buncombe County man's path to an organ transplant
WLOS ABC 13 in Asheville, North Carolina, followed Bryan Parker, 30, for months as he waited for a double-lung transplant. Bryan's surgery took place here at UNC Hospitals in September. Dr. Benjamin Haithcock and Dr. Jason Long of the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery were his surgeons. "Now, I can inhale, get a good breath in, and just fully inhale and exhale and that's a great feeling," Bryan says. Watch and read the full story from WLOS.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Nov. 3
Weil discusses hotspotting project on The State of Things
Amy Weil, MD, clinical professor of medicine and social medicine appeared on WUNC's The State of Things on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Weil discusses a student-run hotspotting program which identifies patients with complex health needs and provides them with integrated, holistic support.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 2
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Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / July 19