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Duke Children's among best hospitals ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Duke Children’s Hospital Is Ranked No. 1 in North Carolina

Duke Children’s is ranked among the top 50 children's hospitals nationally in 10 specialties by U.S. News & World Report and retained its position at No. 1 in North Carolina. It is tied for #1 in the Southeast in the magazine's annual rankings for 2023-2024.

Duke's pediatric cardiology and heart surgery program is ranked second in the nation and remains the best program for children with heart disease in North Carolina.

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When Does Menopause Start?

If you have a uterus and ovaries, you will experience menopause when your ovaries no longer produce eggs or hormones. Wondering when menopause will start, how long it will last, and when to seek medical care? Here, Dr. MargEva M. Cole, MD, a Duke Health certified menopause specialist answers common questions about menopause. 

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