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Put the Cotton Swab Down: Clean Your Ears Safely

Follow these 5 steps to keep your ears clean without causing damage.

Ear Health, Ear, Nose, and Throat

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What Does a Sports Medicine Doctor Do?

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from seeing a sports medicine doctor.

Sports Medicine

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Don’t Delay Cancer Screenings During COVID-19

Here are three cancer screenings you shouldn’t postpone during the pandemic.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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Revision Surgery After Joint Replacement: What to Know

When an artificial joint fails, there’s a surgical solution.

Joint Replacement, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

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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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A Presidential Experiment: What are Monoclonal Antibo...

One of the therapies used to treat Trump is an approach being tested at UNC.

Coronavirus, Research, UNC Stories

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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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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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