Screening to detect medical conditions has become standard practice for many diseases, but insufficient attention has been paid to the potential for harm, according to research by a team led by Russell Harris, MD, MPH, of the UNC School of Medicine, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Many of the most popular children’s movies from recent years feature both “obesogenic” behaviors and weight-related stigmatizing content, a study by UNC researchers finds.
Please review these important requests related to Epic@UNC and a short project update.
The redesigned Employee News Online e-newsletter will officially replace the old version next week! Get a sneak preview here!
On Dec. 3, President Barack Obama gave remarks on the Affordable Care Act and quoted Dr. Sam Weir from the UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Weir is associate professor, director of continuous improvement and director of fellowship programs in the Department of Family Medicine. We've highlighted the mention of Dr. Weir in a transcript of the President's remarks.
As of Wednesday morning, Dec. 4, more than 11,400 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. You have 10 days left to become flu vaccine compliant this year! Please review the details of how you can get your flu vaccine!
Be sure to join your colleagues for holiday refreshments to celebrate all the hard work you've done this year!
he 2014 CED Life Science Conference is Feb. 26 - 27 in Raleigh. Dr. Bill Roper, UNC Health Care CEO, is co-chair of the conference.
The Joint Commission will visit UNC Hospitals in the next several weeks for our triennial comprehensive accreditation survey. Please read this important information about how to prepare for the visit.
The UNC men's basketball team tips off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, versus UNC Greensboro. Vehicles parked in the Williamson S11 lot after 5:30 p.m. will be ticketed and/or towed.
As we prepare for the Holidays and our upcoming Joint Commission survey, it is important that all departments adhere to the UNC Health Care Decoration Policy. Failure to do say may result in violations of Joint Commission standards.
The Triangle Medical Spouse Alliance will host its 15th Annual Holiday Bazaar in the lobby of N.C. Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Employee Recreation & Wellness received several blank faxes for some 'Santa Claus Calls' requests. Please read here to find out how to confirm your request and make sure your child receives a call from Santa!
Chapel Hill Transit will begin its winter break operating schedule on Saturday, Dec. 14, through Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Please read for details!
LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, through 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Please read about the registration deadline for Santa Claus Calls and for information about on-site visits from Sprint, Sam's Club, PNC Bank, and Employee Benefits!
The UNC Hospitals’ Beacon Child and Family Program, the Compass Center, and the Women’s Health Information Center are partners in the annual cell phone donations to the Orange County domestic violence agency. Please keep the cell phones coming!
CareWorks USA, the company that administers Family and Medical Leave (FML), will have reduced hours on/around the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
The North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR) recently enacted significant changes to the State’s income tax laws effective Jan. 1, 2014. The new regulations include substantial changes to the manner in which state income tax withholding is calculated.