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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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September 30, 2020

What People with Diabetes Need to Know About Their Feet

Keep your blood sugar under control to avoid serious complications.

Diabetes, Podiatry

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September 24, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D isn’t naturally found in many foods, but your body makes its own when you get a little sun.

Bone Health, Primary Care

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September 16, 2020

The Effects of Smartphone Usage on the Brain

Here’s what researchers know about how smartphones affect your mind.

Coronavirus, Neurology

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September 15, 2020

How to Vote Safely During a Pandemic

Here’s what you need to know about protecting yourself when casting your ballot.


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September 14, 2020

Can COVID-19 Be Transmitted Through Food?

Here’s what you need to know about safe food handling.


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