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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 23, 2019

Make a Splash with Water-Based Exercise

Not only is swimming fun, it’s great exercise, too.


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September 16, 2019

Should You Have Your Tonsils Removed?

Tonsillectomies are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S.—but aren’t necessary for every tonsil infection.

Ear Nose Throat, Pediatric Medicine

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Cartoon of a tissue box

September 11, 2019

The Truth About Flu Shots

Flu shots can’t really make you sick, can they? We answer that question—and tackle some common myths about flu.

Education, Flu Season, Health

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September 9, 2019

Tips for Staying Fit on the Fairway

Strength training can improve your golf game and keep you safe 


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September 4, 2019

Active Surveillance: When Your Doctor Wants to Monitor, Not Immedia...

Active Surveillance: When Your Doctor Wants to Monitor, Not Immediately Treat, Your Cancer

Cancer, Oncology

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August 26, 2019

See the World and Stay Healthy: 11 Things for Older Adults to Keep ...

Taking small steps before and during your trip can go a long way.

Health, Seniors, Wellness

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