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February 22, 2016

Staying Active During Pregnancy

Read the benefits on exercising during pregnancy and learn new tips on how to stay active safely.

Fitness, Health

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February 20, 2015

The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding!

The Rex Comprehensive Breast Care Program is expanding! We are proud to announce the opening of our new breast surgery clinic, Rex Breast Care Specialists. The clinic, an extension of Rex Surgical Specialists, is located in the same building as the Rex Breast Care Center at 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 205. Rex Breast Care Specialists…

Health

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Allen Liles

December 11, 2014

Inside Job

For Charlotte-area native Allen Liles, MD, associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina has always been home.

Health, Wellness

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Closeup of multicolored doughnuts with sprinkles and nuts.

October 13, 2014

Would you eat that doughnut if you knew you had to walk two miles t...

A new study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will examine whether adding the amount of walking it takes to burn off the calories in food items will lead consumers to make healthier choices.

Awards, Health, Research, Studies, Weight Loss, Wellness

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September 3, 2014

An Informatics Renaissance

Health informatics at UNC has a long tradition. Now with advanced training and research opportunities available to students, three physicians board-certified in the new subspecialty of clinical informatics calling UNC home, and exciting new research coming out of the university, UNC informatics is undergoing a renaissance.

Health, Technology

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A group of elderly people in a waiting room.

August 13, 2014

Many older emergency department patients are malnourished

More than half of emergency department patients age 65 and older who were seen at UNC Hospitals during an 8-week period were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition.

Health, Research, Weight Loss, Wellness

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Evan S. Dellon

July 18, 2014

Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Should Consider a Diet Change

By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.

Gastroenterology, Health, Wellness

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June 24, 2014

Fat of the Bone

Maya Styner, MD, unveils a new kind of study showing how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.

Health, Studies

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Illustration showing rise of obesity rates across the US

April 7, 2014

Severe obesity on the rise among children in the U.S.

A new analysis led by a UNC researcher finds that all classes of obesity in children have increased over the last 14 years. In addition, there is a troubling upward trend in the more severe forms of childhood obesity.

Health, Research

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Photo of adult and child with feet propped up watching TV with beer and baby bottle on coffee table.

March 17, 2014

Many parents’ infant-feeding, TV and activity practices may i...

A majority of parents in a new study reported infant feeding and activity behaviors believed to increase the child’s risk for later obesity. In addition, these behaviors varied according to the self-reported race and ethnicity of the parents. Eliana M. Perrin, MD, MPH, is author of the study.

Health, Studies

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March 6, 2014

How to Lose the Baby Weight

Now that you’ve settled into a great routine with your baby, you are probably itching to get back to your old self. Keep in mind that it took 9 months for your baby belly to grow, so start by setting realistic expectations and give yourself the time you need to achieve your post-partum goals. Some women have a much easier time kicking their pregnancy weight to the curb while others have to go the extra mile to make progress....

Fitness, Health

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Kevin Guskiewicz

November 13, 2013

UNC selected as clinical site for NFLPA program on former players’ ...

Former pro football players to receive medical evaluations through UNC’s Brain & Body Health Program.

Community, Health

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