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UNC diabetes researcher featured on WRAL
TV segment focused diabetes prevention and screening and featured John Buse, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Endocrinology, executive associate dean for clinical research.
Located in News / 2015 / March
AOA Service Leadership Grant Awarded to UNC Medical Students and Faculty
The 2014 AOA Service Leadership Grant was awarded to a team of medical students and faculty, led by Dr. Amelia Drake.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 20
Hanvey helps communities and families in need
First-year medical student Blaire Hanvey was recently honored with the June C. Allcott Fellowship in Medicine and the Zollicoffer-Cross Community Health Fellowship.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6
Blog: Less restrictive guidelines issued on vaginal birth after c-section
Last week the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines that say, “Attempting a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is a safe and appropriate choice for most women who have had a prior cesarean delivery, including for some women who have had two previous cesareans.”
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 29, 2010
Protecting your back, neck and arms from 'laptop-itis'
Purchasing a laptop computer has become a ritual for many new college students. But using a laptop often leads to posture problems, which can have serious long-term health consequences. UNC expert Dr. Kevin Carneiro explains how students can guard themselves from “laptop-itis” from orientation to final exams.
Located in News / 2010 / August
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
FirstHealth to partner with UNC to offer Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program
A partnership between FirstHealth of the Carolinas and the UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology will give women in the mid-Carolinas convenient local access to a wider variety of specialty services related to high-risk pregnancy. Read the full story from The Pilot.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Dr. Alice Ma, MD, from the Division of Hematology Oncology, was on the Choosing Wisely® task force for the American Society of Hematology (ASH). ASH recently released a list of the five most common hematologic tests, treatments, and procedures that should be questioned by patients and physicians.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
HSL 2010 Journal Review and Cancellation Process – Extended Deadline
Once again the economic environment has compelled the Health Sciences Library (HSL) to conduct a careful review of journal costs. In order to get more feedback, we’ve extended the deadline to submit reviews by a week, to August 6, 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - July 29, 2010
Molecular bandit keeps pain at bay
UNC researchers have identified an enzyme that blocks chronic pain by robbing a major pain pathway of a key ingredient. The enzyme could prevent lasting pain after surgery.
Located in News / 2010 / August