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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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Four Things to Consider When Finding a Health Care Pr...

A guide to understanding the different types of primary care providers.

Health, Primary Care, Wellness

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How to Treat a Sunburn at Home

Dealing with red, inflamed skin? Try these remedies and learn when to call your doctor.

Dermatology, Health, Outdoors, Skin Cancer, Skin Health

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Managing Your Child’s Diabetes  

Age-specific guidelines for diabetes care.

Children, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Health, Pediatric Medicine

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How Doctors Evaluate Lumps in the Neck for Thyroid Ca...

Most thyroid nodules don’t cause any symptoms or need treatment, but some can be malignant and require surgery.

Cancer, Endocrinology, Health, Thyroid

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

This chromosomal condition causes short stature and a lack of ovarian development.

Children, Endocrinology, Health, Pediatric Medicine, UNC Stories

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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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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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