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August 12, 2015

Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health

The UNC PAWS program of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health trains puppies for 10 weeks and then matches each puppy with a veteran suffering from PTSD.

Mental Health

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Photo of Ashley Burnette

February 12, 2015

Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope

The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features one of our Patient Ambassadors for North Carolina Children's Hospital.

Cancer, UNC Stories

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Darrick is security

September 10, 2014

Roy Williams’ game day security blanket

In his day job, Darrick Woods is a nurse manager on the emergency services transitions unit at UNC Hospitals. But since 1993, Darrick's off-hours have led him to the Dean Dome, where he serves on the security detail for Carolina men's basketball.

UNC Stories

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UNC Chapel

August 13, 2014

War vet receives his hearing back

Dr. Oliver Adunka, an ENT surgeon at UNC Health Care, was able to get Dac Carpenter into a clinical trial that installed a sound bridge in one ear. That allows Dac to hear just like he did before he was injured.

Clinical Trials, Devices, Hearing, UNC Stories

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Yvonne Josephson, a nurse at High Point and Eppi.

July 9, 2014

Widow finds new hope with Sudanese refugee

Yvonne Josephson, a nurse at High Point Regional Hospital, lost her husband unexpectedly. Because of his chronic illness, they decided not to have children. But then Yvonne was introduced to Eppi and the beginning of a sweet and tender relationship began.

Social Justice, UNC Stories

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June 11, 2014

The Man Whose Happiness is Contagious

If you happen to walk through Rex Hospital in Raleigh and pass Eugene Taylor, you’ll know it.

UNC Stories

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October 23, 2013

RN: Real Nurses – Donovan Hazard

Donovan Hazard, an RN in the Newborn Critical Care Center at N.C. Children's Hospital, is also a bow hunter.

Physician Stories

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Terrence Holt's book of short stories

October 10, 2013

real doctors, real people – Terrence Holt

Dr. Terrence Holt, a UNC physician, is also a critically acclaimed author of fiction.

Physician Stories

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