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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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You Have Coronavirus/COVID-19—Now What?

Here’s how to take care of yourself if you contract the virus.

Coronavirus

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: What You Need to Know

There is no cure, but diagnosing children early can help them get the support they need.

Autism

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4 Things You Need to Know About Pneumonia

Find out if you need the vaccine to prevent this serious lung infection.

Coronavirus, Lung Health

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Pregnant and Worried About Coronavirus/COVID-19?

An OB-GYN answers common questions about expecting during a pandemic.

Coronavirus, Maternal 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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Updates on COVID-19

UNC Health infectious diseases expert David Weber, MD, MPH, provides Coronavirus / COVID-19 background information and recommendations for the general population. The following topics are covered in this video: Which people face the greatest risk of illness from COVID-19 infection? Should people who are at greatest risk take certain precautions? Does social distancing help prevent…

Coronavirus, Infectious Diseases

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With Virtual Urgent Care, the Doctor Is Always In

UNC Urgent Care 24/7 offers convenient and affordable access to medical care around-the-clock. 

Urgent Care, Virtual Care

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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

Read this quick explanation of the basics and how to protect yourself.

Coronavirus, Infectious Diseases

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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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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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Quick-Thinking Passersby Save a Life After Heart Attack

NC State alumni, Raleigh police, Wake EMS and the UNC REX Emergency Department worked together to save a man's life.

Community, Heart Health, Patient Care

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Multiple Sclerosis Won’t Keep Him Off the Road

Victor Texeira rides his bike 30 miles per day, five days a week. This is quite an athletic feat for anyone, but it is especially impressive given that he has multiple sclerosis (MS).

Neurology, UNC Stories

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Tips for Caring for Your Baby with a Cleft Lip and Pa...

Here’s how parents can prepare for surgery to treat these common birth defects.

Children's Health, Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Medicine, Plastic Surgery, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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Baby’s Hydrocephalus Relieved by Specialized Surgery

A procedure that began in Africa is now helping children in North Carolina.

Babies, Brain Health, Children's Health, Health, Pediatric Medicine, Surgery, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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