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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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January 6, 2021

3 Things Parents Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

Kids won’t be able to receive the vaccines for several more months.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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January 5, 2021

3 Things People with Allergies Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vacc...

If you have allergies, don’t assume you can’t get the shot.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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December 28, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Alcohol

Here’s how you can evaluate your drinking habits to see if you might want to make a change.

Addiction, Substance Abuse

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Man Chooses Supplement In Drugstore

December 17, 2020

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent COVID-19?

Maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is important for general health.

Coronavirus

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Coronavirus medical vaccine pattern. Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine liquid on glass bottle on pastel blue background. Copy space.

December 10, 2020

4 Things We Have Learned from the Published COVID-19 Vaccine Trial ...

Understanding what the results from COVID vaccine trials mean for the pandemic.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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December 9, 2020

The Science of mRNA Vaccines

Scientists are using this more efficient technology to create a strong immune response seen in other vaccines.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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