Pediatrics

The latest pediatrics news from the N.C. Children's Hospital, UNC Health Care, and the UNC School of Medicine.

Burks publishes clinical practice article in NEJM

Burks publishes clinical practice article in NEJM

The article, written by Dr. Wesley Burks of UNC and Dr. Stacie M. Jones of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, is published in the September 21, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Tamera Coyne-Beasley featured in UNC Women in Science series

Tamera Coyne-Beasley featured in UNC Women in Science series

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, as well as director of the North Carolina Child Research Health Network at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NCTraCS). She is the president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Her research focuses on sexual health, vaccines, injury, and violence prevention among adolescents.

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Tips for Parents of Kids with Food Allergies

Tips for Parents of Kids with Food Allergies

With kids headed back to school, parents should discuss the facts of food allergies with their child. Dr. Edwin Kim of UNC's Food Allergy Initiative has advice for that.

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Coping With Childrens' Back-to-School Sleep Needs

Coping With Childrens' Back-to-School Sleep Needs

Children headed back to school need to start soon with the habits that will provide them with the rest needed to learn.

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Vaccinations A Vital Part of Back-to-School Season

Vaccinations A Vital Part of Back-to-School Season

Back to school time is also time to visit your physician's office - to make sure your child's vaccinations are current.

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CARE Issue 7

CARE e-Newsletter: America's Best, for the love of Folden, and more!

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Save The Date: Walk for Children's is November 4th

Save The Date: Walk for Children's is November 4th

This event will be a great opportunity to "walk a mile in the shoes of our patients."

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For Love of a Boy Named Folden Lee

For Love of a Boy Named Folden Lee

Since losing her son, Folden Lee IV, to acute myeloid leukemia, Lori King Lee has dedicated her life to helping families of children with illness.

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UNC Children's Named to "Best Hospitals" List

UNC Children's Named to "Best Hospitals" List

UNC Children’s has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals" with nine clinical categories honored, up from seven last year.

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Announcing the FY18 Children’s Quality Goals

Children’s Services continues to emphasize safe and high-quality patient care as the focus of our clinical care mission. To this end, The Children’s Improvement Council was formed in January of this year and already has been hard at work and has approve three pediatric-focused improvement goals for FY18.

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Announcing the FY18 Children’s Quality Goals

Children’s Services continues to emphasize safe and high-quality patient care as the focus of our clinical care mission. To this end, The Children’s Improvement Council was formed in January of this year and already has been hard at work.

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Predicting Autism: Study Links Infant Brain Connections to Diagnoses at Age 2

Predicting Autism: Study Links Infant Brain Connections to Diagnoses at Age 2

In two previous studies, University of North Carolina researchers and colleagues linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two.

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Heritable change: a $1,000,000 private gift supports research, next generation leadership in MPS

Heritable change: a $1,000,000 private gift supports research, next generation leadership in MPS

With a $1,000,000 gift honoring the memory of their son, Catherine and Wayne Bardsley created the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fellowship in Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism and the Jeffrey David Bardsley Fund for Excellence in Research to transform the once-dire genetic heritage of mucopolysaccharidoses into a legacy of hope.

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CARE Issue 5

Thanks for HealthLink, Heritable Change, Dhillon's Gift, and more!

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Heritable Change: A $1,000,000 Private Gift Supports Research, Next Generation Leadership in MPS

Heritable Change: A $1,000,000 Private Gift Supports Research, Next Generation Leadership in MPS

A family faces a genetic condition with a nine-syllable name and meets a UNC doctor who studies it. The result has changed the way we treat the condition – and changed the outlook for people with it.

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Thankful for HealthLink

Thankful for HealthLink

Liam and his family have a holiday story that is probably more interesting than yours. Thanks to HealthLink, it has a happy ending.

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On the hunt: NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research

On the hunt: NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research

One in every 13 children across the country has a food allergy, or, roughly two in every classroom. Thanks to a $42.7 million investment from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from UNC Children’s and six other leading food allergy institutions will continue to work together to reduce the prevalence of and treat food allergies.

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Will’s Way: A family gives back

Will’s Way: A family gives back

When faced with a tragic situation, a mother’s love and passion helps advance her son’s legacy. William Day spent more than 150 days at the N.C. Children’s Hospital over the course of his life. His mother, Beth Day, shares more about their care experience and how she and her family are giving back to our patients and families in Will’s memory.

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Going global: UNC’s work in Nicaragua

Going global: UNC’s work in Nicaragua

Almost 2,000 miles away, researchers, physicians and residents from N.C. Children’s Hospital are improving health and outcomes for Nicaraguan families. Our collective efforts are helping improve birth outcomes, advance research in pediatric infectious diseases and train local physicians and residents in new techniques and processes.

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The N.C. Children’s Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Board Needs You

If you have or had a child hospitalized or under medical care at NC Children’s Hospital, please consider becoming part of a volunteer team committed to improving the delivery of family-centered care to our young patients and their families.

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