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UNC Chapel

June 7, 2012

Fun in the Sun

ollowing my last blog post on encouraging everyone to exercise, we need to be smart and safe exercising in the heat. Every summer we hear about heat related illness.

Health, Wellness

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UNC Chapel

March 13, 2012

Allergies …or Something Else?

It’s that time of year again. Your eyes itch, your nose is runny, you sneeze constantly and your head is congested—all-too-familiar symptoms for the estimated 18.6 million Americans who suffer from allergic rhinitis or hay fever...

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Music therapist Elizabeth Fawcett works with two patients at North Carolina Children's Hospital.

June 15, 2011

Music therapy helps patients cope with illness, regain health

Recent news stories highlighted how music therapy helped Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords recover from a gunshot to her head. At North Carolina Children's Hospital, music therapist Elizabeth Fawcett engages chronically ill children with singing, song writing and playing musical instruments as a way to help them cope with their diseases.

Health, Pain, Treatment

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UNC Chapel

December 14, 2010

Should you go gluten-free?

If you love traditional bread sticks, cake or cookies, you may find the recent popularity of the gluten-free diet bewildering.

Health, Wellness

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UnitedHealthcare and UNC Health Care sign long-term contract

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE UNH) company, has signed a three-year contract with the University of North Carolina Health Care System. The new contract, effective September 15, continues to make available to UnitedHealthcare members the full range of inpatient and outpatient services at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, and Raleigh's Rex Healthcare, as well as UNC Physicians and Rex Physicians.

Health, North Carolina

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