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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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Changing the Conversation about Cholesterol

Cardiologist explains the American Heart Association’s updated cholesterol guidelines.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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Recipes for a Heart-Healthy Date Night

Don’t let dietary restrictions keep you from celebrating your love. Here are a few ideas to get you started in the kitchen.

Recipes

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Mucus, Our Body’s Silent Defender

Mucus is something you don’t usually think about until you get sick. But it’s always there, trying to help you stay well.

Health, Medical Tips

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You’ve Been Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation. Now W...

Learn how to manage your AFib symptoms to avoid trips to the emergency room.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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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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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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The Connection Between Your Brain and Your Gut

Think your brain and belly don’t talk to each other? Think again.

Digestive Health, Gastroenterology, Research

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Depression Prevention In Menopause

For the first time, UNC School of Medicine Research shows that hormone replacement therapy in early menopause can prevent depression.

Depression, Health, Physicians, Publications, Research

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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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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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People Having a Stroke Now Have More Options for Trea...

Speedy action is still critical, but doctors’ tools have expanded, according to new treatment guidelines developed by a group of experts led by a UNC neurologist.

Physicians, Stroke

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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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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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One Couple’s Journey with Primary Progressive Aphasia

This neurocognitive disorder that interferes with language abilities has changed the lives of Russell Flowers and his wife, Mary Jo.

Neurocognitive Disorders

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One Man’s Experience with Scoliosis, and a Surgical S...

Correction surgery helped repair an 80-degree spinal curve.

Back Pain, Neurosurgery

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AED Saves Teenager’s Life After Cardiac Arrest

An unexpected collapse highlights the importance of automated external defibrillators in public places.

Heart Health, UNC Stories

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