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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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What Your Bad Breath Might be Telling You

This stinky condition can indicate simple bad hygiene or real health problems.

Primary Care

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Expanding Health Care Access to People in Rural North...

Living far away from city centers can bring health challenges; UNC is working to solve them.

Virtual Care

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Do You Hate Drinking Water?

Here’s why it matters, and how to change your ways.

Wellness

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Why All Men Should Take Yoga

Yoga benefits men of all ages and abilities, both physically and mentally.

Fitness, Men's 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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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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Building a Better Opioid

Opioid crisis no more? It may be possible one day thanks to new research from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Addiction, Innovation, Pain, Pharmacology, Physicians, Research

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Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Outcomes Are Abou...

Why are black women's and white women's breast cancer outcomes so different? UNC researchers set out to find out.

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Health, Research, Social Justice

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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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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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UNC Autism Research Earns High National Honors

Autism Speak, the NIH and Spectrum all singled out a team at the UNC School of Medicine for top honors in 2017.

Autism, Awards, Research

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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 patient Avery Dixon

Growing Up with a Rare Disease

Avery Dixon is like any 10-year-old—except she’s living with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and its complications.

UNC Stories

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Spinal Surgery Won’t Keep Her Grounded

70-year-old Beth Welch hurt her back in 2015 in a skydiving accident; now, she’s back to her favorite hobby.

UNC Stories

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Surviving the Unthinkable Together

Single Fathers Due to Cancer support group provides friendship and resources at life’s toughest time.

Cancer, Caregivers, Families, UNC Stories

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Bradelyn, a UNC Transplant patient

Boy with Kidney Failure Thrives After Landmark Transp...

At age 3, Bradelyn Douglas received a liver and kidney transplant. Today, he’s a healthy 8-year-old.

Transplants, UNC Stories

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