Category: Health

UNC Health patient John Bell in hospital bed, giving thumbs up gesture

December 1, 2023

CAR T-Cell Therapy Helps Patient Beat Cancer

When chemotherapy didn’t work, CAR T-cell therapy delivered results.


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Illustration of blue hand holding snowman with a frowning face.

November 24, 2023

Not So Merry This Holiday Season? Try These Tips

It’s common to feel down or depressed in winter, but you can do something about it.

Depression, Health, Psychiatry

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Arm with two band-aids

September 12, 2023

What You Need to Know About Vaccines This Fall

There’s a new vaccine for RSV, and another COVID-19 booster will be available soon.


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Person having a sleep study

April 4, 2023

Q&A: What to Expect During a Sleep Study

The overnight test is not as intimidating as you might think.

Health, Sleep, Studies

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Photo of Batten Joyner playing baseball.

July 29, 2022

10-Year-Old Boy with Juvenile Arthritis Is Living His Baseball Dreams

Juvenile arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation in the joints.

Arthritis, Children's Health, Chronic Illness, Health, Rheumatology

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Photo of a baby with their umbilical cord clamped

July 20, 2022

Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Saved 1-Year-Old Boy’s Life

Donating your baby’s umbilical cord blood is free and simple.

Cancer, Children's Health, Health, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, UNC Children's

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Pregnant woman exercising outside

July 13, 2022

5 Things to Know About Pregnancy Past Age 35

The risk of complications increases with age, but they aren’t a given.

Health, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Women's Health

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Premature Twin is Held By Mother in Hospital in the NICU

July 11, 2022

Looking for Causes and Cures of a Fatal Disease in Newborns

Necrotizing enterocolitis strikes infants, particularly preemies, without warning.

Babies, Health

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Photo of child reading with a flashlight

July 7, 2022

FAQ: Is Melatonin the Answer to Getting Better Sleep?

What you need to know before using melatonin supplements for yourself or your kids.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Health, Sleep

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July 5, 2022

Understanding Self-Harm and How to Help Someone Struggling

These behaviors are most common in adolescents and can be treated.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Health, Mental Health

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Grandfather and grandson playing guitar

July 1, 2022

You’ve Been Diagnosed with an Aortic Aneurysm—Now What?

Careful monitoring by expert physicians is the key to living with an aortic aneurysm.

Health, Heart and Vascular Health

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Patient consults provider about weight gain

June 29, 2022

Dealing with Medication-Related Weight Gain

Extra pounds can be a problem, but prescription drugs don’t affect everyone the same way.

Health, Medication, Wellness

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