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UNC researchers awarded pilot grants for Zika research
UNC investigators will study diagnostics, transmission, and neurological effects of Zika, which has been reported in 62 countries and territories.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Would you eat that doughnut if you knew you had to walk two miles to burn it off?
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded researchers from the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Public Health more than $2 million to study the effects of physical activity food labeling on consumer food choices and exercise.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Biese, McNeal-Trice, and Viera named Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Distinguished Teaching Professors
Kevin Biese, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, and Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, distinguished associate professor of family medicine, were nominated by the Academy of Educators and the National Loyalty Fund Committee of the Medical Alumni Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Newton is elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine
Dr. Warren P. Newton, chair of UNC's Department of Family Medicine and executive associate dean for medical education at UNC’s School of Medicine, has been elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.
Located in News / 2010 / May
Corporal punishment of children remains common worldwide, UNC studies find
Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the U.S. and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.
Located in News / 2010 / August
Can you prevent Alzheimer's disease by doing crossword puzzles?
For National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month this November, two Alzheimer's disease experts at the University of North Carolina explain what researchers know – and don’t know – about preventing the disease.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Diet sodas - Good or bad?
Looking at the ingredients label on a diet soda raises questions: What the heck is glycerol ester of wood rosin? Brominated vegetable oil? Phenylketonurics? More importantly, are diet sodas and these ingredients unhealthy? Susannah Southern, an outpatient dietitian in UNC’s Department of Family Medicine, walks us through the basics.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Aug. 26
UNC study: North Carolina leads nation in number of tobacco-free college campus policies
The study, published in the journal Tobacco Control, found that in the first four years of the North Carolina Tobacco-Free Colleges Initiative, 33 college campuses in North Carolina adopted tobacco-free policies, which prevent tobacco use to the maximum extent allowed by law.
Located in News / 2010 / June
Newton elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine
Warren Newton, MD, MPH, Chair of Family Medicine and Executive Associate Dean of Medical Education at UNC School of Medicine, was just elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
Newton joins "Here's to Your Health"
Please tune in this weekend when our very own Dr. Warren Newton joins the "Here’s to Your Health" radio show to discuss the patient centered medical home.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010