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Live the life you want. These health tips and resources can empower you to live a healthier, happier life.

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Pinpointing Your Muscle Pain: Is Dry Needling Right f...

A UNC physical therapist answers your questions about dry needling.

Physical Therapy

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How to Spot and Prevent Diabetes-Related Vision Loss

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and can cause blindness.

Diabetes, Eye Health, Ophthalmology

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Say What? Seven Tips for Getting in Tune with Your He...

Here’s how to protect your hearing before and after you notice a change.

Hearing

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Six Causes of Sudden Vision Loss

If you experience abrupt trouble seeing, make an appointment with your doctor.

Eye Health, Ophthalmology

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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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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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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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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

Read this quick explanation of the basics and how to protect yourself.

Infectious Diseases

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A Less Invasive Approach to Chest Pain

A cardiologist explains why medications are just as effective as surgery in many cases.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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Can This Treatment Cure a Peanut Allergy?

A new type of immunotherapy could minimize serious allergic reactions.

Allergies, Children's Health, Immunotherapy, Pediatric Medicine

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Plan Ahead for Health Care Emergencies

A UNC expert discusses the importance of advance care planning.

Advance Care Planning

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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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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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Multiple Sclerosis Won’t Keep Him Off the Road

Victor Texeira rides his bike 30 miles per day, five days a week. This is quite an athletic feat for anyone, but it is especially impressive given that he has multiple sclerosis (MS).

Neurology, UNC Stories

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Tips for Caring for Your Baby with a Cleft Lip and Pa...

Here’s how parents can prepare for surgery to treat these common birth defects.

Children's Health, Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Medicine, Plastic Surgery, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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Baby’s Hydrocephalus Relieved by Specialized Surgery

A procedure that began in Africa is now helping children in North Carolina.

Babies, Brain Health, Children's Health, Health, Pediatric Medicine, Surgery, UNC Children's, UNC Stories

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