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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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Mocktails for the Holidays

These alcohol-free drinks are a fun, festive treat.

Recipes

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Understanding Binge-Eating Disorder

This condition doesn’t get as much attention as anorexia or bulimia, but it’s far more common.

Eating Disorders

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Why a Break from Booze Benefits Women’s Health

Taking a timeout from alcohol is good for both sexes but may be especially helpful for women.

Alcohol Abuse, Women's Health

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Are Fecal Transplants the Answer to Devastating Diarr...

For patients with recurrent C. diff colitis, a stool transplant can offer much-needed relief.

Gastroenterology

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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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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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Kenan Scholars Story: Henderson

UNC Health Care is committed to expanding the number of primary care physicians who serve in rural and underserved areas in North Carolina. To that end, the Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars Program gives medical students an opportunity to complete a six-week summer internship at a rural health care clinic. Each student works with a…

Community, Education, UNC Stories

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Kenan Scholars Story: Surf City

Six-week internship gives medical students a chance to learn and serve in rural, underserved areas.

Community, Education, Physician Stories, UNC Stories

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