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Category: Families

Two couples on a boat at sunset

April 25, 2018

A Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Care

When you’re caring for someone who is seriously sick or injured, it’s important to care for yourself, too.

Cancer, Families

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Close up of bandaged knee

January 29, 2018

Does My Child Need to Go to the Emergency Room?

Here’s how to know if an illness or injury can be treated at urgent care or requires a trip to the hospital.

Children, Families, Primary Care

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September 22, 2017

The Four-Legged Volunteer

As part of the Tar Heal Paws program, Sadie and her owner Jamie Lynn Russell volunteer their time to bring fur therapy to patients and families at UNC Medical Center and other UNC Health Care facilities. Sadie is one of fourteen canine volunteers to be featured in the first series of Tar Heal Paws.

Children, Families, News, UNC Stories

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December 14, 2016

Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it ‘very believable’ that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study.

Families, Substance Abuse, Tobacco

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