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Chatham Hospital opens new surgical clinic

Chatham Hospital opens new surgical clinic

On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, a new surgical clinic opens in the Medical Office Building at Chatham Hospital. UNC Health Care surgeons will operate in the year-old, nearly 4,000 square foot space. Surgeries will take place once or twice a week for the following specialty areas – ophthalmology; general surgery; ear, nose and throat; and gynecology.

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Facts and myths about Halloween candy

Facts and myths about Halloween candy

A holiday devoted to vampires, goblins and ghouls is a recipe for a ghastly night of fright. But false stories of marauding strangers and poison-laced candy can make the evening scarier than it needs to be.

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UNC Hospitals receives national recognition from American College of Surgeons

UNC Hospitals receives national recognition from American College of Surgeons

This recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in five clinical areas.

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RN: Real Nurses - Chris McGrath

RN: Real Nurses - Chris McGrath

"When we keep someone alive long enough so that they can come back here and have an intervention and they walk out of the hospital, that makes it all worth it," says Chris McGrath, a Certified Flight Registered Nurse for Carolina Air Care.

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Ann Hartline:  Living Life Large with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Ann Hartline: Living Life Large with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Asheville artist Ann Hartline was featured in Family House Diaries in July 2011. Despite new medical challenges over the past year, Ann celebrated five years of living life large with metastatic breast cancer.

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UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers

UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers

The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.

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UNC’s Myron Cohen and Terry Magnuson elected to Institute of Medicine

UNC’s Myron Cohen and Terry Magnuson elected to Institute of Medicine

Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

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Friday remembered as a friend to UNC Medicine and UNC Health Care

Following the passing of UNC System President Emeritus William C. Friday, Dr. Bill Roper reflected on his contributions. "Bill Friday was a giant in American higher education and in North Carolina public life. The state of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina are much the better because of his sustained leadership in so many areas. He was a friend of UNC Medicine and UNC Health Care. We extend our deepest condolences to the Friday family."

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UNC Hearing & Voice Center, UNC ENT Clinic moving to Carolina Crossing

UNC Health Care’s outpatient clinics at Carolina Crossing are scheduled to open in October 2012, expanding UNC Healthway on Hwy 54 in Chapel Hill and Durham. Carolina Crossing will include ENT Physicians, the Hearing & Voice Center, as well as Ophthalmology (opening in 2013). The address for Carolina Crossing is 2226 Nelson Hwy, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.

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real doctors, real people - Jackie Patterson

real doctors, real people - Jackie Patterson

Jackie Patterson, a second year resident in Pediatrics, brings a special skill to the table when it comes to reading a patient, and that is non-verbal communication.

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Join Dr. Carey Anders for live Facebook chat on breast cancer

Join Dr. Carey Anders for live Facebook chat on breast cancer

Dr. Carey Anders of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will answer your questions about breast cancer during a live Facebook chat at 12 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 18

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Scientists find missing link between players in the epigenetic code

Scientists find missing link between players in the epigenetic code

New research from UNC has established a new link between two fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and DNA methylation -- in humans.

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Endovascular Aortic Repair Devices approved by the FDA Following Testing at UNC

Endovascular Aortic Repair Devices approved by the FDA Following Testing at UNC

Two endovascular aortic repair devices tested in clinical trials at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States.

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High Point Regional Health System announces strategic partnership with UNC Health Care

High Point Regional Health System announces strategic partnership with UNC Health Care

High Point Regional Health System and UNC Health Care have agreed in principle to form a strategic partnership following unanimous approval by both organizations on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

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RN: Real Nurses - Angela Overman

RN: Real Nurses - Angela Overman

Angela Overman, RN, is a nurse manager in G.I. surgery at UNC Hospitals. She's also very good with a lasso!

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