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...
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.
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.