Pediatrics

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

The sky is the limit

The sky is the limit

Thanks to an experimental treatment for his rare ailment, Reggie is now living the life he always dreamed of.

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Kids Cards Close-Out Sale through Feb. 13

The time has come for us to close this chapter of Kids Cards so that we begin our next endeavors at the N.C. Children’s Promise. In honor of the ending of this era, we have resurrected many of our old design inventories that will be made available now through Feb. 13.

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Children's Hospital Backpack Food Collection Drive

The North Carolina Children’s Hospital Community Involvement Work Group is collecting child-friendly food donations to support our local Backpack Program.

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Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice dean for Education, School of Medicine, has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. The award was first given by the University in 1995 to recognize the important role of post-baccalaureate teaching.

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Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014

Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014

Joshua Alexander, MD, plans second trip to aid disabled orphans in Haiti.

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Phil Ford teams up with UNC Children’s to take a shot at stifling childhood obesity

Phil Ford teams up with UNC Children’s to take a shot at stifling childhood obesity

Former UNC men’s basketball star’s foundation pledges commitment to help advance childhood obesity research within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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The Alan Davis Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace

The Alan Davis Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace

Opening on 7 Children's in late spring of 2012, Lookout Terrace will offer a safe and secure outdoor space enabling children with serious medical conditions to go outside with all the equipment and access necessary for hospital beds, wheel chairs, IV poles and more.

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Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.

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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.

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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.

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Kids Cards close-out sale

Kids Cards close-out sale

As the Kids Cards program comes to an end after 30 years, the N.C. Children's offers a one-time close-out sale to liquidate its stock of holiday and all occasion cards. Order by Feb. 13 at a $5/box (a $3 savings), shipping included.

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Providence

Providence

Plagued with a host of medical problems as a baby and diagnosed with failure to thrive, Newport family credits caregivers at N.C. Children’s Hospital with saving daughter’s life.

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Twice the Care: Daughter and mother receive excellent care at N.C. Children's Hospital

Twice the Care: Daughter and mother receive excellent care at N.C. Children's Hospital

The same day WakeMed Raleigh transferred 6-year-old Elexus to N.C. Children's Hospital for specialty care last October, her mother, Cherilyn, had chemotherapy for breast cancer.

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Timothy

Timothy

At age 7, Timothy is the only living person in the world (and the oldest ever!) with a specific gene mutation causing myriad medical problems, including the most severe case of insulin-dependent diabetes his N.C. Children's Hospital care team has ever seen.

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Ryan

Ryan

With the help of his care team at N.C. Children’s Hospital, this 15-year-old track star from Bryson City demonstrates a chronic lung disease can't keep a good athlete down.

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Taylor

Taylor

While infant daughter, Taylor, was hospitalized for nearly two months after open heart surgery, mom, Tori, had to return home to Greensboro to work and care for her other children, but caregivers at N.C. Children's Hospital kept her part of her daughter's care across the miles.

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Lexie

Lexie

After a misdiagnosis at their hometown hospital, the parents of Cumberland County preschooler, Lexie, turned to N.C. Children’s Hospital for help.

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Chase C.

Chase C.

His UNC care team used "pixie dust" to help Rocky Mount, N.C., 1-year-old, Chase, regrow his fingertips after losing them to severe burns Labor Day weekend 2010.

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