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1073
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The Duke Children's Classic, in its 20th year, uses an annual celebrity golf and tennis tournament to raise money for research into children's health problems and for the staffing of positions in this area.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 5, May 1993, p52-54, por
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1292
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Using statistics from the Consortium of Longitudinal Studies in Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are addressing the various threats, both medical and societal, to children's health.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 11 Issue 1, Dec 1993, p13-15, por Periodical Website
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1378
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As school systems across North Carolina limit or drop physical education programs, children must be made aware of the necessity of a physically active lifestyle. Some children as young as three have conditions that may foreshadow later heart disease.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 10 Issue 3, July 1993, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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2302
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There are few positive health trends in children ages birth to 9. Although the infant death rate has decreased, child abuse has increased. Moreover, health disparities remain between minority and white children.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 93, May 1995, p1-61, il, bibl
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2622
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The takeover by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina of Durham-based Caring Program for Children concerns health-care advocates who fear loss of financial support for its program to insure children of middle-class families.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 13 Issue 48, Nov 1995, p8-11, il Periodical Website
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3385
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Healthy People 2000 is a set of national goals for disease prevention and health promotion to be achieved by the year 2000. The state has yet to achieve a majority of the thirty-seven relating to the health of children ages 1-19.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 102, Feb 1997, p1-28, il, bibl, f
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3401
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A number of participants in the N.C. Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) do not continue after the first year. Reasons for discontinuing assistance include mothers with low education levels and income, and low birthweight babies.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 100, Sept 1996, p1-10, il, bibl
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5003
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To help provide health care to children of low income families, the federal government proposes to give North Carolina $21 million. However, the state must come up with $7 million in matching funds to get the money, which, at the moment, the state is reluctant to do. In the meantime, health care is being denied to thousands of identified children.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 18 Issue 9, Feb 2001, p16-19, 21, il Periodical Website
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22511
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Several civic groups and churches in the Hendersonville area have come together to form the Feed the Kids Coalition.
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25764
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To address the pandemic of childhood obesity, East Carolina University and University Health Systems have established a Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center that combines the expertise of doctors and researchers across ECU campus and medical school.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2004, p6-9 Periodical Website
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25837
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Dr. Sharon Sarvey of the ECU School of Nursing is helping area youth lose weight and keep it off through Camp Timber Creek. There campers learn to cook healthy meals and find a variety of fun ways to exercise.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p24-26 Periodical Website
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28318
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Lisa Sorg describes how important having health insurance was to her development as a child. President George W. Bush is currently threatening to veto a reauthorization and expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Several North Carolina politicians have voted against the bill which would dramatically increase the number of uninsured children in the state. The effects of leaving children uninsured in the state and elsewhere are explored.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 40, October 2007, p3 Periodical Website
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29479
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Children with serious and complicated medical conditions often require intensive medical treatment and have very high medical care costs. This study examined the total number of children in North Carolina of pre-school age who are medically fragile and profiled their medical care costs.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 147, Feb 2005, p1-10, bibl, f