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Health & Wellness

Live the life you want. These health tips and resources can empower you to live a healthier, happier life.

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What Is Amyloidosis?

This rare disease shares its symptoms with many other conditions, which makes it hard to diagnose.

Cardiology, Oncology

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Should You Be Screened for Skin Cancer?

What to do if you have an increased risk for developing skin cancer.

Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Skin Health

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Understanding Swimmer’s Ear

This common infection causes pain and itching—and can happen without a dip in the pool.

Ear Nose Throat

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IBD in Children and Teens

Living with inflammatory bowel diseases can be especially difficult for younger patients.

Adolescent Health, Digestive Health

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Research

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

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Exploring Bacteria’s Role in Weight Gain and Loss

Research shows “good” bacteria could help treat obesity.

Diabetes, Genetics, Weight Loss

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Stroke Symptoms and Risks for Women

Find out what makes strokes different for women.

Neurology, Stroke, Women's Health

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It’s a Man’s World, and It’s Taking a Toll on Women’s...

Sex bias in research is an ongoing problem that makes it difficult to know how treatments and drugs will affect women.

Research, Women's Health

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The Connection Between Your Brain and Your Gut

Think your brain and belly don’t talk to each other? Think again.

Digestive Health, Gastroenterology, Research

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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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Understanding the Decline in the Cancer Death Rate in...

The N.C. Cancer Hospital physician-in-chief provides context on a recent report.

Cancer

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American Cancer Society Updates Colon Cancer Screenin...

If you’re 45 and thought you had a few more years before needing to schedule a colonoscopy, think again.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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Your Medical Records, on Your Phone

Patients can take charge of their health with Apple Health Records feature.

Technology, UNC Stories

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Using Technology to Conveniently Connect Patients and...

UNC Health Care is committed to reaching patients at a time and place that works for them, and they’re using technology to do it.

North Carolina, Urgent Care, Virtual Care

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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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UNC patient Kirra Lee

Treatment Brings Hope to Children Facing Spinal Muscu...

Neurologists can treat spinal muscular atrophy with a new and powerful drug.

Neurology, Pediatric Medicine, UNC Stories

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UNC Doctors Come Together to Treat Infant with Rare H...

Georgia Mae Braddy is, without doubt, a fighter.  At four months old, she has already undergone three major surgeries, one of which took place while she was still in utero.

UNC Stories

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One Couple’s Journey with Primary Progressive Aphasia

This neurocognitive disorder that interferes with language abilities has changed the lives of Russell Flowers and his wife, Mary Jo.

Neurocognitive Disorders

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One Man’s Experience with Scoliosis, and a Surgical S...

Correction surgery helped repair an 80-degree spinal curve.

Back Pain, Neurosurgery

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