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Simple Steps to Reduce Your Flu Risk

Here’s how to avoid the spread of germs and protect others if you get sick.

Flu Season, Infectious Diseases

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Managing the Holidays When You Struggle with Food

Having an eating disorder can make family time a challenge. Try these tips to show kindness to yourself and others.

Eating Disorders

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Four Things to Know About Eczema

This itchy skin condition mostly affects children but happens to adults, too.

Babies, Children's Health, Family Medicine, Skin Health

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Avoiding Food Pressure This Holiday Season

Tips on how to politely decline food from loved ones.

Families, Nutrition

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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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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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The Military’s Silent Threat: Arthritis and Its Debil...

Researchers are working with the VA to find ways to prevent and treat this leading cause of disability among veterans.

Arthritis, Veterans

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Can This Treatment Cure a Peanut Allergy?

A new type of immunotherapy could minimize serious allergic reactions.

Allergies, Children's Health, Immunotherapy, Pediatric Medicine

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Plan Ahead for Health Care Emergencies

A UNC expert discusses the importance of advance care planning.

Advance Care Planning

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Zantac Pulled Off Shelves: What You Need to Know 

Here’s what to do now that Zantac was removed from local pharmacies.

Gastroenterology, Health, Medication, News

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What Causes Male Infertility?

A UNC expert discusses male fertility and the importance of a doctor’s evaluation.

Fertility, Men's Health

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

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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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A Mother’s Quest to Help Her Son Hear 

Clinical Trials, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Health, Hearing, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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Challenges and Hope for Girls and Women with Turner S...

Children's Health, Endocrinology, Health, Pediatric Medicine, UNC Stories

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