Category: Your Care

Pregnant woman sits on an exercise ball outside in the garden, her eyes are closed and her hands are on her belly

July 8, 2024

Expert Tips for Managing Childbirth Pain Naturally

Labor and delivery specialists share gentle yet effective methods.

OB-GYN, Pain Management, Pregnancy and Maternal Health

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Father pushes toddler who is sitting on top of a rolling suitcase in an airport

May 29, 2024

How to Stay Healthy During Summer Travel

While you’re planning and packing, take these steps to reduce your risk of illness.

Family Medicine, Medical Tips, Your Care

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Pediatrician checks a child patient's throat while mom watches

May 13, 2024

6 Reasons Kids Should See a Doctor, Even If They’re Well

Regular wellness visits are a vital part of a child’s physical and mental health.

Children's Health, Medical Tips, Your Care

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smiling baby laying on tummy

May 13, 2024

Ask the Pediatrician: Baby Vaccines

Pediatrician Edward Pickens, MD, talks about why baby vaccines are a must.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Vaccines

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Provider takes blood pressure of a young adult man

May 9, 2024

Empower Your College Grad: 3 Essential Health Talks

Before your child leaves home, make sure they are set up for wellness.

Family Medicine, Your Care

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Smiling woman plays with a hula hoop in her living room

May 1, 2024

A Simple Plan for Self-Care

Think beyond spa days with these tips to improve your overall health.

Mental Health, Stress Management, Your Care

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Woman wearing head scarf to cover bald head smiles and plays with young child (presumably grandchild)

April 9, 2024

Expert Advice for Living with Chronic Cancer

Sometimes the disease can be managed long term to preserve quality of life.

Cancer, Your Care

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senior woman video chats with a provider on a lap top, sitting in a living room

March 15, 2024

How to Use Virtual Care for Your Healthcare Needs

Save time by seeing a doctor virtually for a variety of health issues.

Virtual Care

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Hands holding up a "help" sign

March 15, 2024

6 Tips for Healthcare Workers Facing Burnout

It goes without saying: It’s a particularly hard time to be a healthcare worker.

Workplace Health

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UNC heart transplant patient Carolina Warmack

February 13, 2024

One Family, Two Heart Transplants

Sharing a heart failure gene, a mother and daughter both opt for transplantation.

Heart and Vascular Health, Heart Failure, Organ Donation, Transplants

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UNC Health patient advocate Missy Van Lokeren with her family

February 5, 2024

Cancer Patients Donate Tissue to Help Find New Treatments

UNC researchers are partnering with patient advocates on an innovative program.

Breast Cancer, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Patient Stories

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medical illustration of a brain with a red tumor inside the brain

January 24, 2024

How Medical Advances Are Improving Glioblastoma Care

Researchers are working to give people more time after a brain tumor diagnosis.

Brain Cancer, Cancer, Clinical Trials

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