Conditions

medical illustration of a blood clot in the brain

February 23, 2024

Brain Aneurysms: Watch for This Serious Condition

These blood vessel balloons can be life-threatening. Here’s what you need to know.

Brain Health

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February 21, 2024

Have Imposter Syndrome? Here Are 4 Ways to Beat It

If you’re doubting your abilities, try these tips to keep things in perspective.

Mental Health

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February 16, 2024

How to Tell If Your Baby Has A Cow’s Milk Allergy

A UNC Health allergist talks about symptoms, diagnosis and management.

Babies, Food Allergies

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UNC Health patient James Faber

February 15, 2024

Embolization Is a New Treatment Option for Hemorrhoids

“Game changer”: One man shares his experience with this minimally invasive procedure.

Hemorrhoids, Patient Stories, Vascular 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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January 31, 2024

From a Pediatrician: How RSV Affects a Child’s Lungs

This respiratory infection makes it hard to breathe. See what you can do about it.

Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Infectious Diseases, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Senior man on treadmill, hooked up to EKG wires as provider tests his blood pressure with an arm cuff

January 29, 2024

What to Expect from a Nuclear Stress Test

A UNC Health cardiologist explains this diagnostic exam to detect heart disease.

Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Health

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January 25, 2024

What You Can Do When Your Hip Flexors Are Tight

If you sit a lot, try these tips to stretch and strengthen the core muscle group.

Orthopedics, Wellness

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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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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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Older man talking to provider and touching chest, while his provider looks at an image of a heart on a tablet

January 12, 2024

How Sick Sinus Syndrome Affects Your Heart Rhythm

Your heart has a natural pacemaker, but sometimes it breaks down and needs help.

Heart and Vascular Health

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