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Vote for Rev. Richard Joyner as CNN Hero of the Year
In April's Real Medicine, we featured Rev. Richard Joyner, Nash Health Care’s Community Liaison and Director of Pastoral Care, for his work combating poverty, hunger, and chronic disease in Conetoe, North Carolina. CNN picked up the story and Rev. Joyner was nominated as a CNN Hero. Recently, CNN named Rev. Joyner as one of its top ten CNN Heroes of the Year, which puts him in the running to earn CNN's overall Hero of the Year. Please vote for Rev. Joyner once a day through Nov. 15 to help the program he founded receive $100,000 toward their work.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Oct. 29
War vet receives his hearing back
Dr. Oliver Adunka, an ENT surgeon at UNC Health Care, was able to get Dac Carpenter into a clinical trial that installed a sound bridge in one ear. That allows Dac to hear just like he did before he was injured.
Located in News / 2014 / August
Warm weather exercise alert: Ozone levels pose health risk even below current U.S. air safety standard
Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill working with colleagues from the Environmental Protection Agency found that breathing a level of ozone at 0.06 parts per million (ppm), which is below the current U.S. standard of 0.075 ppm, can decrease lung function in healthy young adults.
Located in News / 2011 / March
Watch: Dr. Roper delivers Norma Berryhill Lecture
On Oct. 16, Dr. William Roper delivered the Norma Berryhill Lecture. A video of his lecture, titled "Medicine and Public Service," is now available.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / October 31
Watch: UNC Zika expert headlines Science Café
Watch video of Matt Collins, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases fellow in the lab of Aravinda de Silva, PhD, at last week's Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Collins spoke about ongoing efforts at UNC to develop a vaccine and better diagnostics for the Zika virus.
Located in News / 2017 / May
Whitehead lecture and awards ceremony recording available
A video of the lecture and awards ceremony and the presentation is now available online.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Whitehead lecture and awards ceremony recording available
A video of the lecture and awards ceremony and the presentation is now available online.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Why Underestimating the Health Effects of Vaping is a Bad Idea
In this video, UNC School of Medicine toxicologist Ilona Jaspers, PhD, explains the science of inhaling vapor from e-cigarette products and why we should not compare vaping or "juuling" to smoking.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Widow finds new hope with Sudanese refugee
Yvonne Josephson, a nurse at High Point Regional Hospital, lost her husband unexpectedly. Because of his chronic illness, they decided not to have children. But then Yvonne was introduced to Eppi and the beginning of a sweet and tender relationship began.
Located in News / 2014 / July
With every beat of his heart
When 14-year-old Sam presented with a heart arrhythmia never before documented in the medical journals, pediatric electrophysiologist, Dr. Sunita Ferns, found herself facing the most challenging case of her career.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 2