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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
Choosing the right sunscreen and bug spray for children
UNC Children's Dr. Craig Burkhart, a pediatric dermatologist, talks with ABC11-WTVD about the best ways to safely and effectively protect your family from sunburn and insect bites in the final weeks of summer.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC recognized as Top 10 Biomedical Research Institution
FierceBiotechResearch ranks UNC 7th in biomedical research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 27
Second-year medical student rescues woman during snow storm
Roberto Rupcich, a second-year medical student at UNC, helped Glenda Keenan get home during Wednesday's storm. Read the report from the Los Angeles Times.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13
Strahl featured in video about history of epigenetics
Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics, is featured in "Epigenetics: A Timeline" in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. The video spans 130 years of research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 30
UNC Eye researcher Steven Gray featured in Nature
Nature, the international weekly journal of science, recently featured UNC Eye researcher Steven Gray, PhD, in an article about scientists who specialize in uncommon diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 30
Medical students make voices heard in N.C. Medicaid reform debate
More than 300 medical students representing every medical school in the state made their voices heard as they signed a petition letter to Governor Pat McCrory and the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group expressing their support for Community Care of North Carolina in the Medicaid reform debate.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
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
Oberlander perspective in New York Times and NEJM
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times entitled, “Obamacare Faces Hurdles That Medicare Did Not.” Oberlander also co-authored a piece in the New England Journal of Medicine entitlted, "Failure to Launch? The Independent Payment Advisory Board's Uncertain Prospects."
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / June 6
Endovascular Aortic Repair Devices approved by the FDA Following Testing at UNC
Located in News / News Archives / 2012