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Video: Khmer Rouge trials offer baseline study for mental health impact to a society of war crimes tribunal
As leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime testify in a human rights tribunal, in harrowing detail, for the killing of more than a million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979 a central medical question remains unanswered: will the trials help a society heal or exacerbate the lingering effects of widespread trauma?
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
VIDEOS: Ocracoke burn survivor, Burn Center docs speak to media
On July 7, Martez Holland, a burn survivor from the July 4 fireworks explosion in Ocracoke, met with the media in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. Drs. Samuel Jones and Bruce Cairns also spoke with the media.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 10, 2009
VIDEO: Blood vessels contribute to their own growth and oxygen delivery to tissues and tumors
The findings by Victoria Bautch, Ph.D., published in the Sept. 15, 2009 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, could give important insights into the formation of the vasculature needed to feed new tumors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
VIDEO: Stay safe in the heat
Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, UNC Emergency Medicine Physician, offers some insight on heat-related illnesses.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Aug. 5
VIDEO: Reinvesting in basic research
Portions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) went to basic science research. Here's an example of how some of that money is being used in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 25, 2009
VIDEO: Hospital interpreters replace pagers with iPod touch
At UNC Hospitals, the Interpreter Services department has dumped both pagers and cell phones in favor of a device they find to be much more effective in meeting their needs: the Apple iPod touch.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
VIDEO: N.C. Cancer Hospital - Then and Now with Dr. Stephen Bernard
This video provides a look at cancer care at UNC then, now and into the future from Dr. Stephen Bernard, professor of Medical Oncology.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
VIDEO: UNC Hospitals hosts 'Science of the ER' camp
Members of UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department, in conjunction with UNC's Morehead Planetarium, hosted a "Science of the ER" camp for middle school students in the summer of 2010. From sutures to respiratory therapy, students learned about what happens behind the scenes in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Oct. 14
VIDEO: Gabby meet robot...robot meet Gabby
When Gabrielle Gutierrez’s parents were told that the Jacksonville, NC, teen would need surgery to remove a (non-cancerous) massive tumor from her throat, they were terrified. However, Gabby was the first UNC pediatric patient to have oral robotic surgery. On Tuesday Gabby and her family returned to UNC Hospitals to 'meet' the robot.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 2
VIDEO: Martin Luther King, Jr., Remembrance Ceremony
For those of you who could not attend the Jan. 15 Remembrance Ceremony for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the event is now available online via UNC Health Care's YouTube page.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010