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Category: Pediatric Medicine

Overhead view of a child sitting on a diving board overlooking a pool

May 9, 2018

Understand “Dry Drowning” and Know the Signs

You may have heard terrifying stories of children dying long after being submerged in water. Here’s how to keep your children safe.

Pediatric Medicine, Primary Care

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June 4, 2017

Camp Celebrate: Play with a Purpose

Camp Celebrate, a camp for pediatric burn survivors, organized by the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, welcomed campers for a weekend of fun and healing.

News, Pediatric Medicine, Trauma, UNC Stories

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Photo by Max Englund/UNC Health Care

January 25, 2017

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.

Babies, Children, Genetics, Pediatric Medicine, Research

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Illustration by Christ-claude Mowandza-ndinga

January 17, 2017

Are you ready to explore baby’s genome?

UNC clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.

Babies, Genetics, Pediatric Medicine, Research

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Spence Smith

January 9, 2017

The science of baby’s first sight

UNC scientists conduct seminal experiments to unveil how early-in-life visual experiences – simply trying to see – sculpt a particular subnetwork of brain circuitry we need in order to see properly.

Babies, Eye Health, Pediatric Medicine, Research

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