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January 27, 2021

Nervous About COVID-19 Vaccination? Read This

3 tips to address your anxiety around getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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January 22, 2021

19 Questions to Ask at Your Maternity Hospital

Knowing what to expect can help you and your partner be more prepared.

OB-GYN, Pregnancy

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January 20, 2021

6 Tips for Battling “Maskne”

We know one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is to wear a mask. But doing so may have one unintended consequence—mask-related acne, often called maskne. These tiny bumps around the mouth, nose and eyes are a common side effect that is usually the result of clogged…

Coronavirus, Dermatology, Skin Health

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January 15, 2021

Your Relationship with Food Begins with Your Family

The first lessons we learn about eating come from our caregivers and can shape how we view food as we get older.

Eating Disorders, Families

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January 13, 2021

3 Ways To Make New Habits Stick

Understanding the psychology of motivation can help you successfully adopt new habits.

Wellness

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Young woman shows self-made mask to protect against virus and bacteria

January 11, 2021

Not All Masks Are Created Equal

UNC Health experts tested them to see which were most protective against COVID-19.

Coronavirus, Research

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January 6, 2021

3 Things Parents Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

Kids won’t be able to receive the vaccines for several more months.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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January 5, 2021

3 Things People with Allergies Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vacc...

If you have allergies, don’t assume you can’t get the shot.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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