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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.

A woman feeling sick in a modern living room.

November 20, 2020

The Science Behind COVID-19 Safety Measures

Here’s what scientists know about how the coronavirus spreads.


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Couple choosing Christmas tree in Christmas tree farm, it is snowy weather and everything need to be perfect for Christmas

November 19, 2020

4 Steps for Getting Through the Winter During a Pandemic

You and your family can mentally prepare for the colder months.


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Adult Man Sitting in Hair Salon Wearing Protective Mask During COVID-19 Pandemic.

November 10, 2020

Is It Safe to Get A Hair Cut or Your Nails Done Right Now?

Here’s what the experts say about personal grooming services during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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A young woman is having a flu and using a tissue paper to sneeze

November 9, 2020

Flu & COVID Complications: Are You at Higher Risk?

Here’s how to know if you are susceptible to serious complications and what to do about it.

Coronavirus, Flu Season

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Patient with IV drip and hand tag in a hospital

November 7, 2020

A Healing Presence in the Hospital

Chaplains help people—religious and not—process crisis and grief.

Mental Health

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Fathers preparing thanksgiving turkey

November 4, 2020

Preparing for the Holidays During a Pandemic

Here’s what the experts say about holiday traditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Little boy sits on couch, hunched over to watch tablet in his lap

November 3, 2020

6 Things an Orthopedic Surgeon Wants You to Stop Doing

These habits are no-nos if you want to avoid pain and injury.


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