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Health & Wellness

At UNC Health Care, we’re dedicated to helping people lead healthier lives. Check out these resources on a variety of topics ranging from heart health and cancer prevention to exercise tips, heart-healthy recipes and more.

Teen girl shows off her arm after her vaccination

May 12, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescents

A pediatrician explains what teens can expect now that the shot is available to them.

Adolescent Health, Coronavirus

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Shot of a young woman sleeping in her bed in the morning at home

May 7, 2021

5 Tips to Feel Healthier in Your Pandemic Body

We’ve endured a lot mentally and physically this year. These small changes can help.

Coronavirus, Wellness

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Provider applies adhesive bandage on cotton wool on female hand after collecting blood sample from vein

April 30, 2021

A1C and Diabetes

This test is critical in diagnosing diabetes and preventing complications.

Diabetes

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adults wearing masks work out in gym on exercise balls

April 21, 2021

6 Steps for a Safer Return to the Gym

Make sure you and your gym are taking these safety precautions against COVID-19.

Coronavirus, Fitness

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provider places bandage over the arm of someone just vaccinated

April 15, 2021

The Race to Achieve Community Immunity

It is possible only with accelerated COVID-19 vaccination rates, but the variants could be an obstacle.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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