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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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June 4, 2020

Don’t Skip Your Wellness Checks, Cancer Screenings and Vaccines

It’s important to take preventive care seriously while still being careful to avoid COVID-19.


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June 3, 2020

Spot These Surprising Symptoms of Anxiety 

These lesser-known signs of anxiety can tell you it may be time to seek help.

Mental Health

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June 2, 2020

How to Disinfect Surfaces of the COVID-19 Virus

The coronavirus is fairly easy to kill, but you have to know what to do.


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May 28, 2020

3 Tips for Returning Home from the Hospital During the COVID-19 Pan...

Occupational therapists offer advice to help ensure a smooth transition after hospitalization for any reason.

Coronavirus, Occupational Therapy

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May 26, 2020

Don’t Avoid the Doctor

If you think you might need medical treatment during the pandemic, you can get it safely and avoid the risks of waiting.


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May 25, 2020

4 Tips for Communicating While Wearing a Mask

Masks help slow the spread of COVID-19 but can require some adjustments to the way we talk to each other.


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May 21, 2020

How Hospitals Stay Clean During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn about the extra steps hospitals are taking to keep their facilities safe.


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May 20, 2020

What Are ‘COVID Toes’?

Learn how skin abnormalities could be a sign of the virus.


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