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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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Staying Healthy and Living Longer with Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment has improved for cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes many health problems.

Cystic Fibrosis

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Are You Having a Panic Attack?

Here’s how to identify and try to stop a panic attack.

Anxiety, Mental Health

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The Fear of No Escape: Facing Agoraphobia

Symptoms of this anxiety disorder could become more prevalent during COVID-19.

Anxiety, Coronavirus, Mental Health

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How Your Stress Could Be Making You Sick

Chronic stress can take a physical and mental toll—and who isn’t feeling it?

Anxiety, 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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How to Stay Safe When Using Fireworks

Learn fireworks safety tips from a UNC expert before celebrating.

News, Safety

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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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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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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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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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