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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.

mother helps young child use a nebulizer machine

August 7, 2020

Staying Healthy and Living Longer with Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment has improved for cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes many health problems.

Cystic Fibrosis

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A Black woman looks out a window, with her head in her hands.

August 3, 2020

How Your Stress Could Be Making You Sick

Chronic stress can take a physical and mental toll—and who isn’t feeling it?

Anxiety, Mental Health

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Illustration of close-up of man's face, focusing on right eye

July 24, 2020

Anatomy of an Eye Exam

Here’s what to expect during an eye exam—and when you need one.

Eye Health

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downward-facing shot of Black adolescent girl holding a can of soda

July 21, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Caffeine Consumption in Teens

A UNC pediatrician addresses why it’s important for teens to limit caffeine use.

Adolescent Health

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mid-frame of woman lying in hospital bed with IV in arm

July 20, 2020

Understanding Anesthesia and Common Side Effects

Medications that prevent pain can cause side effects, but your surgical team is prepared to handle them.

Anesthesia, Pain

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