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The latest videos from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

"Hey Doc, how are my kidneys?"

"Hey Doc, how are my kidneys?"

Drag car racer Tommy Arthur was the picture of health until his kidneys began to shut down because of IgA kidney disease.

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In the spirit of giving back

In the spirit of giving back

Suzi Lagina, a volunteer at SECU Family House, first noticed the house one day while she was out running. "I thought, 'Gee, I might be useful there,' " she recalls.

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Family House Diaries: A Priceless Friendship

Family House Diaries: A Priceless Friendship

The life-threatening illnesses of their first-born children unite two couples in a friendship that each expects to bind them the rest of their days.

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real doctors, real people - David Peden

real doctors, real people - David Peden

Dr. David Peden, a pediatrician at UNC who also does extensive research with the EPA, studying the effects of pollution on the human body, is not what you might typically think of when you imagine a judoka (a person who practices judo).

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Vote for our videos in the People's Telly Awards!

Vote for our videos in the People's Telly Awards!

You, dear reader, are hereby asked to vote for our videos. In fact, you may vote as many times as you would like (where else can you do that without going to jail?) until Friday, April 22, and that's what we encourage you to do.

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VIDEO: UNC Health Care Nursing Diversity Council supports HPREP

VIDEO: UNC Health Care Nursing Diversity Council supports HPREP

Staff from UNC Health Care's Nursing Diversity Council recently volunteered to support the UNC School of Medicine's Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP). The purpose of this student-run program is to connect with underrepresented minority high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine.

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Warm weather exercise alert: Ozone levels pose health risk even below current U.S. air safety standard

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.

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Family House Diaries: Johnny and Phyllis Deal

Family House Diaries: Johnny and Phyllis Deal

An uncommon tumor and two co-existing conditions it triggered have given a 55-year-old Lenior, N.C., man a roller-coaster of a medical journey. He’s also gained a precious gift: more time with his grandson.

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New hope for lupus patients

New hope for lupus patients

On March 9 the FDA approved Benlysta, the first new drug for lupus to be approved in more than 50 years.

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VIDEO: Gravelly Hill Middle School Career Fair

VIDEO: Gravelly Hill Middle School Career Fair

Several UNC Health Care employees participated in Gravelly Hill Middle School's annual career day on March 4. They gave presentations and answered questions about their field, education and the wide range of careers available in health care.

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real doctors, real people - James Howard

real doctors, real people - James Howard

Dr. James Howard, a neurologist at UNC for 33 years, picked up glass blowing after his wife gave him a free class to try it out. Ever since, he's been spending his Saturdays and Sundays in front of two, 2,000-degree ovens.

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Opening More Doors to Health

Opening More Doors to Health

The care provided by UNC Health Care is not limited to patients who come to its hospitals. The physicians and medical staff also are dedicated to reaching out across the state to those who need medical education and care.

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Family House Diaries: Brotherly Love in the Form of a Stem Cell Donation

Family House Diaries: Brotherly Love in the Form of a Stem Cell Donation

60-year-old Maxine Pender of Edgecombe County receives healthy stem cells from her older brother for a bone marrow transplant, the tried and true treatment for her type of leukemia.

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real doctors, real people - Deepak Raj Dugar

real doctors, real people - Deepak Raj Dugar

Dr. Deepak Raj Dugar, a first-year resident at UNC Hospitals in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, is also a Bhangra dancer. Don't know what Bhangra dancing is? Think Indian hip-hop with very traditional roots.

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NC Children's Promise TV - Jordyn Hester

NC Children's Promise TV - Jordyn Hester

Jordyn was hospitalized as a baby eight years ago. Today she is doing well and makes a wonderful reporter.

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UNC researchers developing computer models for pediatric airway problems

UNC researchers developing computer models for pediatric airway problems

A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers has been awarded a $3.6 million grant to develop computer models that will allow physicians to predict which treatments will work best in children with upper airway problems.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua part 5

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua part 5

Six-year-old Joshua Cooley first came to N.C. Children's Hospital at 3 days old and had a liver transplant at the age of 9 months. He and his sister, Ariel, chat with Dr. Daniel Lercher, a pediatrics resident, about why Dr. Lercher decided to become a doctor.

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VIDEO: Roper discusses the state of health care in North Carolina

VIDEO: Roper discusses the state of health care in North Carolina

Dr. William Roper, UNC Health Care System CEO, visited the UNC-TV studios last week to discuss the state of health care in North Carolina and the impact of health care reform.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua part 4

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua part 4

Six-year-old Joshua Cooley has a rare genetic disorder called OTC. He is lacking a specific liver enzyme needed to break down proteins. As a result, he developed cerebral palsy. In this clip, Ariel and Joshua talk with their brother, Isaiah, about what Josh is like as a brother.NC Children's Promise TV takes five patients and turns them to reporters for the day of the ninth annual NC Children's Promise Radiothon.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua part 4

Six-year-old Joshua Cooley has a rare genetic disorder called OTC. He is lacking a specific liver enzyme needed to break down proteins. As a result, he developed cerebral palsy. In this clip, Ariel and Joshua talk with their brother, Isaiah, about what Josh is like as a brother.NC Children's Promise TV takes five patients and turns them to reporters for the day of the ninth annual NC Children's Promise Radiothon.

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