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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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October 30, 2020

4 Ways to Help End the Pandemic

Here’s how you can help doctors and scientists defeat COVID-19.


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October 29, 2020

Want to Begin Running? Try These 4 Tips

Cooler weather and COVID-19 make outdoor jogging a great exercise option.


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October 28, 2020

4 Ways Cancer Survivors Can Cope with Anxiety About COVID-19

The pandemic can be especially scary when you’ve already survived a health crisis.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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Illustration of three pregnant women holding their bellies

October 26, 2020

Pregnancy Timeline: Here’s What to Do and When

There’s so much to remember; this to-do list can help.

OB-GYN, Pregnancy

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October 23, 2020

HS 101: What You Need to Know About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

This painful skin condition that causes abscesses can be treated.

Dermatology, Skin Health

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October 22, 2020

How to Tell if You Might Have Depression

Sometimes depression is difficult to identify in ourselves. Here are signs to look for.

Depression, Mental Health

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October 21, 2020

4 Tips for Overcoming COVID Caution Fatigue

Although it’s tempting, now is not the time to let your guard down.


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Sports medicine doctor works on patient's wrapped ankle

October 16, 2020

What Does a Sports Medicine Doctor Do?

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from seeing a sports medicine doctor.

Sports Medicine

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October 14, 2020

Don’t Delay Cancer Screenings During COVID-19

Here are three cancer screenings you shouldn’t postpone during the pandemic.

Cancer, Coronavirus

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