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Category: Wellness

Santa using a weight machine

December 18, 2017

Forget New Year’s, Santa Is Getting Fit Now

If jolly old St. Nick can do it, anyone can!

Wellness

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Illustration of gift box covered in words related to holiday stress.

December 11, 2017

Five Ways to Beat Seasonal Stress

It is the most wonderful time of the year! But wait, it is also the most stressful time of year. Everyone's to-do list seems to be ever-expanding and for all the stress and planning, the job can be thankless.

Wellness

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People eating a heart healthy meal

December 4, 2017

How to Eat Out and Stay on Your Healthy Eating Plan

Trying to eat well for your heart? You can go out to a restaurant without overloading on calories, fat, salt and sugar.

Heart Health, Nutrition, Wellness

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Illustration of African-American woman at Thanksgiving table

November 20, 2017

10 Ways to Maintain, Not Gain, This Holiday Season

You can make it to the new year without packing on pounds and still have a great time this holiday season. Here’s how.

Nutrition, Wellness

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Illustrated image of extinguished cigarette

November 16, 2017

Trying to Quit Smoking, Again

Like most people, Kathie Reeves has tried multiple times to give up cigarettes. With help from UNC, she’s hoping this time works.

Addiction, Diabetes, Health, Wellness

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Virtual Reality Senior

April 20, 2017

Can virtual reality help us prevent falls in the elderly and others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before they lead to falls. But researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State Unive

Senior Health, Technology, Wellness

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