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.
UNC’s internationally renowned allergy expert to lead effort to develop new treatments and discover a cure for life-threatening food allergies.
This event, on April 15, provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place!
UNC Neurosciences is proud to announce the opening of an adult and pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) effective April 1. The adult and pediatric units will each consist of five beds and be located on 6 Neurosciences and 6 Children’s respectively.
March 22, 2012 Albany, NY - Baby-Friendly® USA, announces that North Carolina Women’s Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility.
In this study, the proportion of children with Crohn’s disease in remission increased from 55 percent to 68 percent, with a similar improvement in ulcerative colitis patients.
Dr. Burks is Chair of Pediatrics in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief at the North Carolina Children's Hospital.
Pediatric oncology nurse Jeanne Gartner has her head in the clouds. Jeanne not only is a nurse, she’s an FAA-certified hot air balloon pilot.
The Pediatric Palliative Care Committee would like to announce the availability of the Children’s Supportive Care Consult Service. This interdisciplinary team is headed up by its Medical Director, Elisabeth Dellon, MD, MPH.
UNC researchers find that modern ultrasound equipment normally used for physical therapy effectively reduced sperm counts in laboratory rats to levels far below what is normally seen in fertile men.
Register for a free N.C. Children's Promise DMV License Plate to support N.C. Children's Hospital and you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win tickets to the UNC vs Duke basketball game on Feb. 8.
The 10th Anniversary N.C. Children's Promise Radio/Telethon t-shirts will be available for purchase at the Holiday Bazaar on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Children's Hospital lobby from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thanks to everyone who made the 2011 Children's Promise a success - more than $1.1 million was raised to support the Children's Hospital!
A study by UNC researchers finds that among parents of overweight children, less than 25 percent recall ever being told by a doctor or other health care provider that their child is overweight.
Protein associated with childhood cancer alters the structure of DNA, leading to cancer, UNC study shows
This laboratory discovery by UNC scientists could result in the development of a targeted therapy to treat Ewing Sarcoma, a malignant bone and soft tissue tumor of children and young adults.
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.
The N.C. Children's Promise is in the last stretch of securing license plates from the Division of Motor Vehicles but needs your help. The next 200 people to show their support for the N.C. Children's Hospital by registering their vehicles for a license plate will have the $25 fee waived for the first year.
The term “women’s health” implies a separation between what a female does during adulthood to stay healthy from what she did – or had done for her – as a child. However, more attention than ever is focusing on urging and enabling children to adopt healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that obesity may make annual flu shots less effective. Three UNC School of Medicine faculty are co-authors of the study.
A new study by UNC researchers finds that an inexpensive set of infection control measures could potentially save many thousands of lives and billions of dollars.
Just as the weather starts changing, you know it's time to start thinking about the N.C. Children's Promise Radio/Telethon. The N.C. Children's Hospital celebrates TEN YEARS of the Radio/Telethon on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the lobby of the Children's Hospital.