Category: Pediatric Medicine

smiling baby laying on tummy

April 17, 2018

Ask the Pediatrician: Baby Vaccines

Pediatrician Edward Pickens, MD, talks about why baby vaccines are a must.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Vaccines

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April 10, 2018

Teenage Heart Patient Aspires to Help Others

High school senior Sam Deacon is thriving after overcoming a rare and life-threatening heart condition.

Cardiology, Children's Health, Heart Failure, Patient Stories, Pediatric Medicine

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The Cumbie kids on Christmas

March 29, 2018

From High-Risk Preemie to Boisterous Boy

David Cumbie was a premature baby who couldn’t breathe or make noises on his own. Now, he’s a thriving first-grader who is talking—a lot!

Children's Health, Patient Care, Patient Stories, Pediatric Medicine

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Young boy diagnosed with ADHD

December 20, 2017

Your Child Has ADHD—Now What?

You can take steps as a parent to help your child succeed at school and at home.

ADD/ADHD, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine

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December 9, 2015

Sock Monkeys and Fiberglass Cows: One Volunteer’s Commitment ...

After decades crafting sock monkeys for pediatric patients at UNC Hospitals, Nidia Scharlock was honored in November with a ceremony at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill and the dedication of a cow named Mookie.

Awards, Patient Stories, Pediatric Medicine

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