Family Medicine

The latest news from the Department of Family Medicine at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Sonis joins YOUR HEALTH this weekend

Sonis joins YOUR HEALTH this weekend

This week on YOUR HEALTH radio, Dr. Jeffrey Sonis of the UNC Departments of Family Medicine and Social Medicine will discuss trauma following war and disaster.

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UNC study: North Carolina leads nation in number of tobacco-free college campus policies

The study, published in the journal Tobacco Control, found that in the first four years of the North Carolina Tobacco-Free Colleges Initiative, 33 college campuses in North Carolina adopted tobacco-free policies, which prevent tobacco use to the maximum extent allowed by law.

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'Here's to your Health' now 'YOUR HEALTH' radio

The Department of Family Medicine's "Here’s to Your Health" radio show has a new and shortened name: "YOUR HEALTH Radio!" The show now focuses even more on what we can do to empower you!

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Newton is elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Newton is elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Dr. Warren P. Newton, chair of UNC's Department of Family Medicine and executive associate dean for medical education at UNC’s School of Medicine, has been elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Turning doctors into leaders

Turning doctors into leaders

The UNC Department of Family Medicine was recently ranked third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual survey of medical schools. It was the highest ranked Family Medicine department in the eastern United States.

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Turning doctors into leaders

Turning doctors into leaders

The UNC Department of Family Medicine was recently ranked third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual survey of medical schools. It was the highest ranked Family Medicine department in the eastern United States.

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Newton elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Newton elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Warren Newton, MD, MPH, Chair of Family Medicine and Executive Associate Dean of Medical Education at UNC School of Medicine, was just elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Newton elected as chair-elect of American Board of Family Medicine

Newton elected as chair-elect of American Board of Family Medicine

Warren Newton, MD, MPH, Chair of Family Medicine and Executive Associate Dean of Medical Education at UNC School of Medicine, was just elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Newton elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Newton elected chair of American Board of Family Medicine

Warren Newton, MD, MPH, Chair of Family Medicine and Executive Associate Dean of Medical Education at UNC School of Medicine, was just elected chair of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Spring fever blossoms in warm weather – but is it a real ailment?

Two University of North Carolina medical professionals explain the “spring fever” phenomenon and how seasons affect our mood.

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Dr. Suzanne Havala Hobbs joins "Here's to Your Health"

This weekend, Dr. Suzanne Havala Hobbs joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Please tune in to WCHL 1360 AM 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.

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Dr. Suzanne Havala Hobbs joins "Here's to Your Health"

This weekend, Dr. Suzanne Havala Hobbs joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Please tune in to WCHL 1360 AM 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.

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Tulsky joins Here's to Your Health

This weekend, Dr. James Tulsky, Director of the Duke University Center for Palliative Care, joins Here's to Your Health to discuss ethics and communication in palliative care. This is the second in a series of programs on medical ethics that will air over the next two months.

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Tulsky joins Here's to Your Health

This weekend, Dr. James Tulsky, Director of the Duke University Center for Palliative Care, joins Here's to Your Health to discuss ethics and communication in palliative care. This is the second in a series of programs on medical ethics that will air over the next two months.

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UNC Family Medicine Center (FMC) presents: Free Parenting Series

FMC knows that being a parent is the biggest job in the world! Where is that reliable “guarantee” and “owner's manual” for how to be a parent? Join us, offer your ideas, and share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for being the good mom and dad you want to be.

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UNC Family Medicine Center (FMC) presents: Free Parenting Series

FMC knows that being a parent is the biggest job in the world! Where is that reliable “guarantee” and “owner's manual” for how to be a parent? Join us, offer your ideas, and share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for being the good mom and dad you want to be.

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Abused children more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Abused children more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than children who have not been abused, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.

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 One-page questionnaire is effective screening tool for common psychiatric disorders

One-page questionnaire is effective screening tool for common psychiatric disorders

Results of the study, which was designed and led by UNC researchers, are published in the March/April 2010 issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

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Bolognesi joins "Here's to Your Health"

This weekend, Dr. Michael Bolognesi of the Duke University Medical School joins the "Here's to Your Health" radio show to discuss joint replacement. We hope you can tune in to WCHL 1360 AM 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.

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Bolognesi joins "Here's to Your Health"

This weekend, Dr. Michael Bolognesi of the Duke University Medical School joins the "Here's to Your Health" radio show to discuss joint replacement. We hope you can tune in to WCHL 1360 AM 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.

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