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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.

pint of beer on a bar top

December 29, 2021

6 Ways Alcohol Can Damage Your Gut

Potential problems range from occasional heartburn to organ failure.

Digestive Health

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December 28, 2021

Do You Need a Different Mask to Fight Omicron?

The fit of your mask is the most important factor in determining if it’s effective.


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Close Up Of Young Woman Taking Rapid Covid Test

December 27, 2021

Can You Trust Home COVID-19 Test Results?

Home testing can be part of an overall prevention plan.


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Volunteers serving food in soup kitchen, wearing masks

December 24, 2021

4 Ways Volunteering Can Be Good for Your Health

Volunteering can provide multiple health benefits while you help your community.

Community, Volunteering

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mid adult woman clutches stomach

December 14, 2021

Could It Be Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

IBS can be difficult to deal with, but symptoms often improve with treatment.

Digestive Health

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Woman with hands on stomach suffering from pain

December 7, 2021

5 Things That Cause Constipation—and 5 Ways to Feel Better

When your bowels get sluggish, there are things you can do to get your system moving again.

Digestive Health

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