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Category: Pediatric Medicine

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August 2, 2018 By Tom Sowders

College Health Tips: Podcast Episode 6

This episode of UNC Health Talk: The Podcast is for high school graduates preparing to enter college (and their parents). Up until now, your health has largely been your parents’ responsibility. But now high school is over and it’s time for college. Even if you’re continuing your education close to home, it’s time to take…

ADD/ADHD, Children, Families, Health, Mental Health, Pediatric Medicine, podcast, Primary Care, Safety

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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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November 27, 2017

What You Should Know to Keep Your Teenager Healthy

Learn about preventive health care services for adolescents, including what vaccinations, exams and risk assessments your preteen or teen needs and when.

Health, Pediatric Medicine, Wellness

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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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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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