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Read stories about families who have battled through illnesses, doctors who have gone above the call of duty, and more — because their stories are your stories, too.

graphic of military uniforms lined up

May 29, 2019

The Military’s Silent Threat: Arthritis and Its Debilitating Damage

Researchers are working with the VA to find ways to prevent and treat this leading cause of disability among veterans.

Arthritis, Veterans

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Feet of a newborn baby with a blurred focus.

December 19, 2018

UNC Doctors Come Together to Treat Infant with Rare Heart Condition

Georgia Mae Braddy is, without doubt, a fighter.  At four months old, she has already undergone three major surgeries, one of which took place while she was still in utero.

UNC Stories

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UNC Neurology patient Russ Flowers and his wife Mary Jo

December 17, 2018

One Couple’s Journey with Primary Progressive Aphasia

This neurocognitive disorder that interferes with language abilities has changed the lives of Russell Flowers and his wife, Mary Jo.

Neurocognitive Disorders

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x-ray of curved spine

November 19, 2018

One Man’s Experience with Scoliosis, and a Surgical Solution

Correction surgery helped repair an 80-degree spinal curve.

Back Pain, Neurosurgery

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UNC patient Cameron and his parents

October 17, 2018

AED Saves Teenager’s Life After Cardiac Arrest

An unexpected collapse highlights the importance of automated external defibrillators in public places.

Heart Health, UNC Stories

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View of Henderson, NC, from a high vantage point.

August 29, 2018

Kenan Scholars Story: Henderson

UNC Health Care is committed to expanding the number of primary care physicians who serve in rural and underserved areas in North Carolina. To that end, the Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars Program gives medical students an opportunity to complete a six-week summer internship at a rural health care clinic. Each student works with a…

Community, Education, UNC Stories

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