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Marijuana or CBD During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

The research is sparse on marijuana and CBD use in pregnancy, but here’s what we know.

Breastfeeding, Maternal Health, Pregnancy

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What People with Diabetes Need to Know About Their Feet

Keep your blood sugar under control to avoid serious complications.

Diabetes, Podiatry

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7 Reasons Your Joints May Ache

Here are the most common causes of joint pain.

Arthritis, Orthopedics

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Recognizing Depression in Children

While depression is a serious illness, it also is a treatable one.

Children's Health, Depression, Mental Health

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News

We’re changing the world by working to improve the lives of people like you. Read about what we’re up to and what it means for your life.

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Know the Difference Between Symptoms of Allergies, Co...

Only your doctor can tell you for sure, but it’s good to know what to look for.

Coronavirus, Infectious Diseases

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How to Participate in a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

A phase III clinical trial for the vaccine produced by Moderna is seeking 30,000 participants across the country.

Clinical Trials, Coronavirus

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The Truth About Masks

Heard these theories online? Learn the real deal.

Coronavirus

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How to Stay Safe When Using Fireworks

Learn fireworks safety tips from a UNC expert before celebrating.

News, Safety

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Research

At UNC Health, we’re constantly finding ways to use our leading global research to help patients just like you.

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Exercising While Restricting Calories Could Be Bad fo...

New research shows that pairing normal- to high-calorie meals with exercise can help keep bones strong.

Bone Health, Fitness, Research, Weight Loss

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Identifying Gender and Racial Disparities in Heart At...

UNC researchers are spreading the word about these disparities and starting a conversation about how to change them.

Cardiology, Health, Heart Health, Research

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Cancer Treatment: We’ve Come a Long Way and the Futur...

Survival rates have drastically improved in recent decades, and physician-researchers are working toward more personalized treatments.

Cancer, Health, Research

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FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Clus...

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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Stories

Community matters. Read the stories of hope, healing and health from patients and physicians who make UNC Health Care special.

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Creating Community While Preparing for Baby

The CenteringPregnancy program brings parents-to-be together for prenatal care.

OB-GYN, Pregnancy, UNC Stories

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Correcting Spina Bifida with Surgery During Pregnancy

The treatment of spina bifida can begin while baby is still developing inside mom.

Maternal Health, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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Mom Delivers Twins After Scary Diagnosis 

Placenta accreta can be dangerous for mom and baby, so an expert team is critical.

Maternal Health, OB-GYN, Pregnancy, Women's Health

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Young Oral Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

Regular visits to the dentist can help with early detection of oral cancer.

Cancer, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, UNC Stories

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