Conditions

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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Father helps young daughter wipe her nose with a tissue

December 27, 2023

How to Care For Your Child’s Cold

When your little one is coughing and congested, try these tips from a pediatrician.

Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Pediatric Medicine

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December 12, 2023

Ozempic: An Expert Answers 5 Common Questions

The diabetes drug is not approved for weight loss, but similar medications are.

Diabetes, Weight Loss

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Overweight women sits on exam table, talking to provider

December 11, 2023

Treating Obesity Is Complicated, But There’s Hope

What we know about this chronic disease has changed. Here’s the latest.

Weight Loss

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Mom leans head against wall in frustration while holding newborn baby

December 8, 2023

New Moms, Here’s What to Know About Postpartum Psychosis

This condition has tragic consequences, but it’s treatable with medical care.

Maternal Health, Mental Health

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Male provider examines neck of male patient

December 6, 2023

Types and Treatment of Salivary Gland Cancer

Here’s how to recognize this rare cancer and what to expect during treatment.

Cancer, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Head and Neck Surgery

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UNC Health patient John Bell in hospital bed, giving thumbs up gesture

December 1, 2023

CAR T-Cell Therapy Helps Patient Beat Cancer

When chemotherapy didn’t work, CAR T-cell therapy delivered results.

Health

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teen boy rubs his eye while holding a smart phone in the other hand

November 30, 2023

Sensitive to Light? What to Do About Photophobia

If you’re squinting and in constant pain, it’s time to see a doctor. Here’s why.

Eye Health, Ophthalmology

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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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girls on a rugby team playing rugby

November 22, 2023

Concussions FAQs: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery

Everyone experiences these brain injuries differently, but general guidelines apply.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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UNC patient Hanna with her Dr. Higgins and Dr. Rauf

November 9, 2023

What You Need to Know About Glioma Brain Tumors

The location and severity of this rare condition determine how doctors treat it.

Brain Cancer, Neurology, Patient Stories

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little girl sits on a couch, leans head to the side while she clutches her ear

November 8, 2023

Ear Tube Surgery: A Doctor Answers Your Top Questions

This common procedure can relieve pain and improve hearing and speech in kids.

Children's Health, Ear Health, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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