News from UNC Children's

Yes, This Will Be On Friday’s Quiz
The UNC Hospital School keeps kids connected to classwork.
What is the Walk for UNC Children's?
This event will be a great opportunity to "walk a mile in the shoes of our patients."
Collaboration offers genetic testing for NC newborns
A new NIH-funded consortium in North Carolina will offer Early Check, a free newborn screening done in partnership with the N.C. State Laboratory of Public Health, UNC, Duke University, and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
2017 Krispy Kreme Challenge to benefit UNC Children’s
North Carolina State University’s most infamous tradition, the Krispy Kreme Challenge, returns on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 to raise funds for UNC Children’s.
Is It ADHD? Looking At Signs and Symptoms
One in 10 children age 5-17 in the U.S. is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), but sometimes the signs are very tough to spot. Dr. Daniel Moran gives some insights on what parents should look for.
Visitor restrictions across UNC Hospitals for children under 12
To ensure the safety of our patients, children ages 11 and younger are prohibited from visiting inpatient areas and waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals beginning Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. These restrictions were previously in place for the Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) at UNC Hospitals.
Family support extending beyond patient care
When the holidays roll around, special care is needed for families who can't celebrate at home. The folks at Child Life help meet that need.
A personal mission in the battle against superbugs
In the war against infection, sometimes it's better to wait and see before administering antibiotics, says Dr. Zachary Willis.
Holiday blues chased away by Cheeriodicals
With the help of a few elves and helpers, Big Green Boxes help patients bring back their smiles.
HPDP receives $1.5 million to develop diabetes self-management education toolkit
Dr. Thomas Keyserling and Dr. Greg Randolph from the UNC School of Medicine are investigators in the project.
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