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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.

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April 24, 2018

A Urologist Answers Questions About the No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasec...

This permanent birth control option is a popular one for men who are done having children—including the urologist who performs them.

Men's Health, Urology

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April 18, 2018

Don’t Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

It’s not just bad for your sex life. It can signal life-threatening conditions.

Men's Health, Urology

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April 11, 2018

What It’s Like to Spend a Night in a Sleep Lab

If you’re tired of those sleepless nights, a sleep study could be the first step in diagnosing the problem. Check out this first-person account of the experience.


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April 9, 2018

Help for Women Facing Workout Hurdles

Kick excuses to the curb, and learn how to incorporate physical activity into your daily life.

Fitness, Wellness, Women

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April 4, 2018

What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Chronic Wounds?

Sometimes diabetes, cancer, trauma or vascular disease leaves you with an injury that won’t heal. This pressurized chamber may be the solution.

Wound Healing

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