Pediatrics

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

Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope

Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope

The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features one of our Patient Ambassadors for North Carolina Children's Hospital.

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A landmark transplant gives a 3-year-old a normal life

A landmark transplant gives a 3-year-old a normal life

After 19 days on the transplant list, 3-year-old, Bradelyn Douglas received a transplant at UNC Hospitals on July 2, 2013. It was a landmark for the transplant program at UNC.

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UNC Children’s patient featured on WITN News in Greenville, N.C.

UNC Children’s patient featured on WITN News in Greenville, N.C.

Lennox Pierce, a Havelock toddler born with two rare genetic disorders, was given a one-percent chance to live. After he was born, he and his family immediately came to N.C. Children's Hospital, where he spent the first three months of his life. Today Lennox is defying the odds.

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UNC Children’s joins new anti-poverty coalition

UNC Children’s joins new anti-poverty coalition

UNC’s Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is an integral partner in the new coalition tackling the ill effects of poverty in Orange County, from cradle to career.

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Pediatric GI welcomes new division chief

Pediatric GI welcomes new division chief

Dr. Francisco Sylvester brings a zest for work that even makes Mondays bright.

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FDA to parents: Avoid cold meds in babies

FDA to parents: Avoid cold meds in babies

The FDA warns that over-the-counter cold and cough medicines can lead to serious and potentially deadly side effects in kids younger than 2.

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Division Focus: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

Division Focus: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

Pediatric AIR combines clinical care with a keen focus on research to deliver the best care possible.

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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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