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Online calculator estimates the impact of changes in breastfeeding rates on population health

Online calculator estimates the impact of changes in breastfeeding rates on population health

The calculator will provide policy makers and advocates with an approximation of the return on investment for interventions that enable women to breastfeed.

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PROMOTION | Emily Hardisty

PROMOTION | Emily Hardisty

Emily Hardisty has been promoted from instructor to assistant professor.

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Hardisty honored with University of South Carolina Distinguished Alumni Award

Hardisty honored with University of South Carolina Distinguished Alumni Award

Hardisty received her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2001.

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UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Vilcom Center opens

UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Vilcom Center opens

The practice will offer expert and compassionate maternal-fetal medicine care in a location convenient for many Orange, Durham and Alamance county patients.

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Study shows alarming disparities in health outcomes could be prevented by breastfeeding

Study shows alarming disparities in health outcomes could be prevented by breastfeeding

Suboptimal breastfeeding is associated with a greater burden of disease among black and Hispanic populations, according to a study co-authored by Dr. Alison Stuebe.

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Nov. 29 'Unraveling Zika' event features Dr. Elizabeth Stringer

Nov. 29 'Unraveling Zika' event features Dr. Elizabeth Stringer

The expert panel event will be Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center on campus.

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STUDY | Azithromycin has positive impact prior to cesarean delivery

STUDY | Azithromycin has positive impact prior to cesarean delivery

Dr. Kim Boggess, a professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and her team have discovered that administering azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery reduces infection by half.

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 UNC-led, multi-center study, to examine Metformin’s impact on infant health

UNC-led, multi-center study, to examine Metformin’s impact on infant health

Four co-investigators from UNC will lead a five-year, multicenter study to examine the impact of combined Metformin and insulin therapy on infant outcomes with mothers experiencing type 2 diabetes in pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding saves mothers' lives, too

Breastfeeding saves mothers' lives, too

This new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding

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Dr. Neeta Vora receives Caregivers at Carolina travel award

Dr. Neeta Vora receives Caregivers at Carolina travel award

The program's mission is to help early-career physician-scientists continue their patient-centered research amid extraprofessional caregiving demands.

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UNC OB-GYN launches informational website on the Zika virus

UNC OB-GYN launches informational website on the Zika virus

The site lists experts for the media, the newest information on the virus and offers links to trusted sources.

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Dr. Alison Stuebe is lead author of new ACOG recommendations on postpartum care

Dr. Alison Stuebe is lead author of new ACOG recommendations on postpartum care

The opinion urges providers to better support the individual needs of new mothers and to help pregnant women prepare for the postpartum period.

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ACOG TV features UNC Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

ACOG TV features UNC Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The video highlighting the division was featured over four days at the ACOG annual meeting in May 2016.

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FirstHealth-UNC partnership offers peace of mind in high-risk pregnancies

FirstHealth-UNC partnership offers peace of mind in high-risk pregnancies

Dr. Julie Johnson, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, provides care at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC.

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