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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.

Illustration of three pregnant women holding their bellies

October 26, 2020

Pregnancy Timeline: Here’s What to Do and When

There’s so much to remember; this to-do list can help.

OB-GYN, Pregnancy

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Young woman looks into mirror, focused on a blemish on her cheek

October 23, 2020

HS 101: What You Need to Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

This painful skin condition that causes abscesses can be treated.

Dermatology, Skin Health

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man sits on the floor, wistfully gazes out of a window

October 22, 2020

How to Tell if You Might Have Depression

Sometimes depression is difficult to identify in ourselves. Here are signs to look for.

Depression, Mental Health

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Older woman wearing face masks gives a 'thumb's up' to the camera

October 21, 2020

4 Tips for Overcoming COVID Caution Fatigue

Although it’s tempting, now is not the time to let your guard down.

Coronavirus

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Sports medicine doctor works on patient's wrapped ankle

October 16, 2020

What Does a Sports Medicine Doctor Do?

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from seeing a sports medicine doctor.

Sports Medicine

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male patient in hospital gown sits on exam table, waiting

October 14, 2020

Don’t Delay Cancer Screenings During COVID-19

Here are three cancer screenings you shouldn’t postpone during the pandemic.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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A little girl lays on her belly next to her dog, both in front of the dog's food bowl

October 9, 2020

Your Dog is Good for Your Health

More than 65 percent of U.S. households own at least one dog and nearly half own more than one. And that’s good news for Americans’ health. Owning a dog decreases blood pressure and helps to prevent cardiovascular disease. Anita Skariah, DO, a physician with Orange Family Medical Group in Hillsborough, appeared on WRAL’s “Staying Healthy”…

Family Medicine, Health, Pets

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