Category: UNC Children’s

close-up of three people's legs and feet, including small child, sitting on a dock and dangling their feet in a lake or river

August 28, 2023

Brain-Eating Amoeba: What You Need to Know

One boy’s family is raising awareness about the dangers of the bacteria Naegleria fowleri.

Patient Stories, Safety, UNC Children's

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UNC patient Alex Werden being held up by a group of friends

September 23, 2022

Chapel Hill Native Fought Cancer While Excelling in the Military

Alex Werden defied expectations after his diagnosis with a rare pediatric cancer.

Patient Stories, Pediatric Cancer, UNC Children's

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Newborn Baby Mays sleeps, a smile on her face

September 1, 2022

Treating a Baby’s Heart Condition in the Womb

Doctors resolved baby’s rapid heartbeat while she was still developing inside her mom.

Babies, Maternal Health, Patient Stories, UNC Children's

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Photo of a baby with their umbilical cord clamped

July 20, 2022

Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Saved 1-Year-Old Boy’s Life

Donating your baby’s umbilical cord blood is free and simple.

Cancer, Children's Health, Health, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, UNC Children's

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A photograph of Sam Hollamon outside of the entrance to the UNC Children's Cochlear Implant Center.

July 24, 2019

A Mother’s Quest to Help Her Son Hear 

A cochlear implant helps a child with single-sided deafness. 

Clinical Trials, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Health, Hearing, Patient Stories, UNC Children's

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