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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.

ENT physician examining ear of a female patient with an instrument.

April 14, 2021

Ears Ringing? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

While many experience tinnitus occasionally, severe cases can be unbearable.

Ear Health, Hearing

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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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Man sleeping in his bed and snoring loudly

April 8, 2021

Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea – Is There a Difference?

Sleep apnea can be a health hazard. Ask yourself these questions to find out how to tell the difference between the two.

Pulmonology, Sleep

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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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