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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.

A young adult with crutches and his foot bandaged in plaster is descending the steps of a stairway outside the front door of his apartment. Barefoot toes are sticking out of bandage.

April 9, 2021

7 Common Injuries That Happen at Home

An ER doctor shares what injuries she’s seeing most during the pandemic and how to avoid them.

Coronavirus, Safety

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Grandmother and granddaughter cuddling on couch

March 26, 2021

Can You Visit with Others if You’ve Been Vaccinated?

Here’s what’s safe (and what’s not) after you’re fully vaccinated.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Covid-19 Vaccination. Male Patient Gets Vaccinated

March 17, 2021

What’s the Best COVID-19 Vaccine?

The vaccines are more alike than different, and the best vaccine is the one you can get—really.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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A young woman holds her hand, which is covered with a patch or adhesive bandage after vaccination or injection of medication.

March 9, 2021

Vaccines for Adults: Here Are the Ones You Need

Staying on track with recommended vaccines is important for your long-term health.

Vaccines

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Shot of a doctor applying a band aid after injecting a patient in his arm

March 4, 2021

Vaccine Side Effects: 4 Things to Know

The most common reported side effect of the COVID-19 vaccines is pain at the injection site.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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