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Category: Pediatric Medicine

cartoon of two silhouettes of children filled with pink and blue 'preservatives'

September 19, 2018

How Food Additives Can Harm Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning parents against added ingredients that can harm children’s development. A UNC pediatrician weighs in.

Adolescent Health, Pediatric Medicine

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August 2, 2018 By Katie O'Brien

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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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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Baby who has been crying being comforted by a caregiver

April 23, 2018

Spotting Concussions in Babies and Toddlers

Kids and adults can talk about their symptoms, but the littlest ones can’t. Here’s how to spot brain injury.

Babies, Pediatric Medicine

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