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Statewide anti-tobacco campaign key factor in low levels of NC teen tobacco use
A statewide media campaign aimed at reducing teen tobacco use has reached record levels of awareness among North Carolina youths and is reaching those at highest risk for future tobacco use, according to an evaluation by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009
Registration now open for NC TraCS Institute Symposium: Translational Research to Address Health Disparities Across the Lifespan
The Symposium will be held on March 19, 2010. Register for free by Jan. 22. Space is limited!
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 28, 2009
Hunters: Don’t let buck fever be a heart hazard
Each year during hunting season, some hunters fall prey to heart attack. Dr. Paula Miller, a cardiologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains what hunters can do to prevent this.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Launches Improvement Map, Passport Program
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has launched an online tool called the Improvement Map, which serves as a resource to health care organizations in improving quality of care. This tool includes the best knowledge for improving approximately 70 processes in patient care, support services, and leadership/management. It is updated regularly.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 14, 2010
Do you have trouble finding images for posters, presentations, and teaching?
The Health Sciences Library is running a trial of SpringerImages, a giant collection of scientific images spanning the scientific, technical, and medical fields.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
VIDEO: Beat the holiday bulge
Navigating your way through countless holiday parties can wreak havoc on the person watching his/her waistline. UNC's Dr. Cynthia Bulik offers some key ways to beat the holiday bulge.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Wildfire smoke warning
EH&S has received several calls regarding the heavy smell of smoke in the region. The smoke is being caused by wildfires in the state of North Carolina and surrounding states.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / June 22
Healthy Heels Health Fair
Healthy Heels will be sponsoring a health fair in the Women's Hospital Lobby on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 12 - 6 p.m.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Peden joins 'Here's to Your Health' to discuss fall allergies
We hope you can tune in either Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 22, 2009
Employee seasonal flu shot registration opens Sept. 14; clinics begin Sept. 22
Seasonal flu shot clinics for University employees begin Sept. 22 — nearly four weeks earlier than last year’s clinics — in order to provide the vaccine to employees as soon as possible.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009