Category: Your Care

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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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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Woman loads wood into a wood-burning fireplace indoors

January 19, 2024

Winter Indoor Air Quality Could Be Harming Your Health

Take these precautions with heat sources and humidifiers in your home.

Indoor Allergies, Your Care

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Provider uses tongue depressor to look in little girl's mouth while her mother sits in background

January 17, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About Tonsils and Tonsillectomy

For some people, tonsils cause quality-of-life issues and should be removed.

Children's Health, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Surgery

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Image focused on a man running in place in a fitness class while others in the background do the same movement

January 8, 2024

Checklist: 7 Habits to Have a Healthier Life

A doctor shares tips for feeling better, having more energy and reducing disease risk.

Wellness, Your Care

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Multi-generational family gathers over an outdoor buffet

November 28, 2023

Food Poisoning or Stomach Flu? How to Tell the Difference

A doctor explains the two conditions and what to do about them.

Digestive Health, Primary Care, Your Care

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older woman sits at her kitchen table, analyzing the pill container in her hand

September 20, 2023

This Common Decongestant Isn’t Effective After All

It’s not a surprise to these doctors, who offer natural alternatives to phenylephrine products.

Cold and Flu, Pharmacology, Your Care

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middle-aged man sits on couch, gripping his stomach in pain

August 23, 2023

Q&A: How to Tell If You Have a Hernia

These bulges in the abdomen or groin can be serious, but they’re treatable.

Hernias, Surgery

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