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March 27, 2017

Why Seasonal Allergies in the Triangle Are Worse This Year: A Q&A

Allergist-immunologist Maya Jerath, MD, PhD, is Medical Director of the UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at UNC, and a member of the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center. Why does pollen make you sneeze? Sneezing is part of an allergic reaction. Approximately 20-25% of the population is allergic…


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June 28, 2013

My First Triathlon part 4: Rodney’s Perspective

After witnessing two triathlons, it was time for Theresa’s first mock triathlon, AKA "brick." We swam 300 yards in the pool, ran outside into our transition area (the Rex Bike rack), jumped on our bikes then ran. She did great. Am I concerned that Theresa will fall off the wagon while I am gone? Not at all. She is so determined to succeed and her Rex Support group will continue to support her.


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