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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.

adults wearing masks work out in gym on exercise balls

April 21, 2021

6 Steps for a Safer Return to the Gym

Make sure you and your gym are taking these safety precautions against COVID-19.

Coronavirus, Fitness

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provider places bandage over the arm of someone just vaccinated

April 15, 2021

The Race to Achieve Community Immunity

It is possible only with accelerated COVID-19 vaccination rates, but the variants could be an obstacle.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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A doctor's hand with a syringe of covid-19 coronavirus vaccine.

April 13, 2021

What You Need to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Pause

While officials investigate extremely rare blood clots, other vaccines remain available.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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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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