Category: Community

young man sits in medical chair, donating blood

June 6, 2024

There is a constant need for this part of your blood. Here’s what you should know.

Blood donation, Community, Volunteering

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Family of mom, dad, and two girls make breakfast in their kitchen

May 31, 2024

Tips to Support the Mothers in Your Life Year-Round

You don’t have to wait for Mother’s Day to appreciate moms and mother figures.

Community, Maternal Health, Women's Health

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Young man pushes an elderly man in a wheelchair. Both are smiling.

October 16, 2023

Kindness Can Be Positively Powerful—Here’s Why

A simple gesture may brighten your day and have positive effects on society.

Community, Wellness

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volunteers in reflective vests talk to community member

December 24, 2021

4 Ways Volunteering Can Be Good for Your Health

Volunteering can provide multiple health benefits while you help your community.

Community, Volunteering

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map of north carolina with heart location marker

February 6, 2018

Minimizing Heart Disease Risk in North Carolina

A UNC research initiative is helping providers improve the heart health of their patients and communities.

Community, Epidemiology, Heart and Vascular Health, North Carolina, Patient Stories

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Photo of men from video.

December 3, 2014

Sherman’s Boys: How Grown Men Honor the Youth League Coach Who Impa...

A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.

Community, Patient Stories

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UNC Chapel

April 29, 2008

UNC student-run free health clinic celebrates 40 years of service

CHAPEL HILL – A Carrboro-based health clinic run by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students – the oldest such operation in the United States – is marking 40 years of service with a birthday party at the Carrboro Arts Center this Sunday (April 13).

Community, North Carolina

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

Art and mental health collide in schizophrenia art exhibit

RALEIGH – For several patients of the UNC Department of Psychiatry STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program) program, April 18 was a hallmark day. It is the opening of a four-month exhibit – Brushes with Life: Art, Artists, and Mental Illness – at the North Carolina Museum of Art and they are the featured artists.

Community, Mental Health

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