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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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February 13, 2019

Changing the Conversation about Cholesterol

Cardiologist explains the American Heart Association’s updated cholesterol guidelines.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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February 11, 2019

Recipes for a Heart-Healthy Date Night

Don’t let dietary restrictions keep you from celebrating your love. Here are a few ideas to get you started in the kitchen.

Recipes

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February 6, 2019

Mucus, Our Body’s Silent Defender

Mucus is something you don’t usually think about until you get sick. But it’s always there, trying to help you stay well.

Health, Medical Tips

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February 5, 2019

You’ve Been Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation. Now What?

Learn how to manage your AFib symptoms to avoid trips to the emergency room.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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January 28, 2019

The Truth About Genetic Testing Services

Commercial genetic testing labs promise information about your health. But unless you go through your doctor, you likely aren’t getting the whole story.

Genetics

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January 16, 2019

How to Love Yourself in a World That Says You Aren’t Good Enough

Social media is rife with unrealistic images and diet fads, but some people are working to add positive messages.

Eating Disorders, Wellness

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