News from UNC Children's

Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Michelle Hernandez, MD, found that asthma patients taking a kind of vitamin E called gamma tocopherol had less inflammation of the airways. The study points to a new way to control asthma’s chronic symptoms.
Visitor restrictions at UNC Children's
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CARE Issue 7 CARE e-Newsletter: America's Best, for the love of Folden, and more!
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."
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.