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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
Video: Patient-doctor communication with patients who have high blood pressure is worse for blacks than for whites, study finds
Black patients with high blood pressure experience poorer communication with their doctors than white patients do, a study led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher has found.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel/Joshua Part Three
The "N.C. Children’s Promise TV" project took five N.C. Children's Hospital patients and turned them into reporters for a day during the ninth annual Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Nov. 18. Joshua and Ariel sit down with Dr. Mike Steiner, medical director of the Children's Hospital's outpatient clinics, and talk about the value of giving to the N.C. Children's Promise.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Jan. 13
UNC Surgery Profile: Timothy Farrell, MD (Treating Patients as Individuals Not as Numbers)
Timothy Farrell, MD, is a Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Aug. 8