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Asheton
Although her parents, Matt and Tiana, were expecting her arrival in early May, tiny Asheton was born at N.C. Memorial Hospital in January, 15 weeks premature and weighing a mere 1 pound, 5 ounces. Weeks in the NICU blended into months until one day, 107 days later, the new parents heard the words they’d longed to hear—Asheton was coming home. This is Asheton’s story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Ashley Burnette - World News Tonight's 'Person of the Week'
Last weekend, ABC World News Tonight featured Ashley Burnette, an 11 year- old cancer survior and patient at the N.C. Children's Hospital, as its "Person of the Week."
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Sept. 11
Avery
Two-year-old Avery's medical journey at N.C. Children's Hospital began even before birth. UNC's maternal-fetal specialists cared for her while in the womb, and teams of the Children's Hospital's pediatric specialists began caring for her the very minute she was born.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive
Avoiding nasty germs and flaming turkeys on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving can be a time of great joy, but you should use caution in preparing the holiday meal. UNC’s experts offer preparation, cooking and nutrition tips to help you avoid common health and safety hazards.
Located in News / 2011 / November
Avoiding summer trauma injuries
Summertime means children are out of school and involved in activities that may lead to injury. But as WNCN reports with the help of UNC Children's trauma program director, Dr. Kim Erickson, and one N.C. Children's Hospital family, simple precautions can keep children safe and enjoying fun in the sun.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Award recognizes “angels” in the NICU
Megan Hall, founder and CEO of Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation, recently returned to N.C. Children’s Hospital to present the organization’s Award of Excellence to members of her late son, Avery’s, Newborn Critical Care Center team.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
Baby cries show evidence of cocaine exposure during pregnancy
The cries of babies whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy have increased amounts of “hyperphonation,” a new study finds.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb
Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Basket-Ball gala to benefit UNC Children’s in April
UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 15
Basket-Ball Gala to benefit UNC Children’s in April
UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.
Located in UNC Children's News / News