At UNC Health, 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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August 18, 2023

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness and Isolation

The solution to this growing health problem is to make meaningful connections. Here’s how.

Mental Health, Wellness

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A tray with bottles of lemon water

August 10, 2023

Added Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners: What You Need to Know

Here’s how to appreciate the natural sweetness of fruits and vegetables and make other smart food choices.

Nutrition, Wellness

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female traveler sleeps across a cluster of seats at an airport, uses her suitcase for a foot rest

August 1, 2023

Tips for Dealing with Jet Lag

Traveling to another time zone? Sleep and light will be key.

Medical Tips

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Boy sits on bicycle, wearing a helmet and sunglasses. He drinks a bottle of water. There is a sun flare in the top right of the photo, indicating a warm, sunny day.

July 11, 2023

3 Ways to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

High temperatures and humidity can be dangerous, especially for at-risk people.

Medical Tips, Safety

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