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

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel/Joshua Part Three

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel/Joshua Part Three

The "N.C. Children’s Promise TV" project took five N.C. Children's Hospital patients and turned them into reporters for a day during the ninth annual Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Nov. 18. Joshua and Ariel sit down with Dr. Mike Steiner, medical director of the Children's Hospital's outpatient clinics, and talk about the value of giving to the N.C. Children's Promise.

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VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity volunteers needed

VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity volunteers needed

Registration is now open to anyone interested in helping build the next UNC Health Care-sponsored Habitat for Humanity house. The home will be owned by UNC Health Care employee Danita Thomas and will be a part of the Phoenix Place subdivision.

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real doctors, real people - David Tate

real doctors, real people - David Tate

Dr. David Tate, a cardiologist at UNC and a musician, has been known to leave his banjo in a patient’s room for ready access during rounds. For Tate, music is one way he can connect with his patients, and allow them to feel more real and more human, despite the needles and wires that connect them to all kinds of mechanical devices.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV - Ariel/Joshua Part Two

The "N.C. Children’s Promise TV" project took five N.C. Children's Hospital patients and turned them into reporters for a day during the ninth annual Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Nov. 18. Joshua and sister, Ariel, talk with dad, Darrell, about how special the annual N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon is for the Children's Hospital's patients and their families.

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Duke, UNC study: Light is accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in esophagus

Duke, UNC study: Light is accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in esophagus

A device developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully tested on patients during a clinical trial led by UNC-Chapel Hill holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having Barrett’s esophagus.

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VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel & Joshua Cooley

VIDEO: NC Children's Promise TV- Ariel & Joshua Cooley

The "N.C. Children’s Promise TV" project took five N.C. Children's Hospital patients and turned them into reporters for a day during the ninth annual Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Nov. 18. Ariel and Joshua Cooley interview their mother, Jocelyn Cooley, about Joshua's rare genetic disorder and how instrumental the NC Children's Hospital medical staff has been to the family. She talks about Joshua's spirit and what a special child he is.

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VIDEO: Mission for Change

VIDEO: Mission for Change

Lindsay Stortz spends weekends treating patients on Medicine Service, and weekends and weeknights studying for her master's degree in public health. This summer this registered nurse used her remaining "free time" interning on an operational efficiency project in the Transplant Clinic at UNC Hospitals. This is the fifth video featured from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.

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Family House Diaries - Wesley Telsrow:  Radiating a Gratitude for Life and Living It

Family House Diaries - Wesley Telsrow: Radiating a Gratitude for Life and Living It

A double-lung transplant gives a 22-year-old cystic fibrosis patient a new lease on life, complete with gratitude. For the first time in his young life, Wesley Telsrow can sleep lying down rather than sitting up and laugh without coughing.

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Should you go gluten-free?

Should you go gluten-free?

The market for gluten-free food, touted as a cure for all ills, has grown by double digits in the past five years. But are such health claims half-baked? Maya Jerath, MD, PhD, the director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, gives the “dough-down” on the gluten-free diet.

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Empathy for Mr. Grinch?

Empathy for Mr. Grinch?

Dr. Cynthia Bulik reveals that watching the Glee holiday special re-invigorated her "empathy for the Grinch," who may, she suspects, be suffering from depression.

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VIDEO: Personal Rulebook

VIDEO: Personal Rulebook

For Tiffany Albritton, RN, of 3 Women's, being ready for the unexpected is part of her personal rulebook of professional practice and customer service. This is the fourth of several videos featured from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.

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real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones

real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones

Dr. Samuel Jones, a surgeon and assistant director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals, also trains for and competes in triathlons on the side.

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VIDEO: A troubleshooter on 5 Bedtower

VIDEO: A troubleshooter on 5 Bedtower

If Sheila Roszell, MSN, RN-BC, on 5 Bedtower, tells you "it's something we had to do," you can count on it getting done. If she's not treating patients, she's likely at school working on a PhD in Health Care Systems. Her dissertation focuses on applying efficiencies developed by Toyota to her work on 5 Bedtower. This is the third of several videos featured from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.

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VIDEO: Follow Your Heart

VIDEO: Follow Your Heart

He is a nurse on 3 West treating patients in family medicine and nephrology. To patients and colleagues, he is an ideal caregiver: competent, passionate and hard working. He was tested by tragedy but found the strength to come back. Meet Saul Opukah. This is the second of several videos we will feature from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.

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A conversation with Dr. Ada Adimora on World AIDS Day

A conversation with Dr. Ada Adimora on World AIDS Day

This video is a conversation with UNC epidemiologist Dr. Ada Adimora as she shares her perspective on the impact of HIV infection.

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Family House Diaries: A Thanksgiving to Remember

Family House Diaries: A Thanksgiving to Remember

A double-lung transplant gives a Lincoln County, N.C., woman a second chance at life, allowing her to witness the birth of her first granddaughter, attend her son’s wedding and meet the lung donor’s family to thank them face-to-face for their selfless generosity.

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VIDEO: Paying it forward on the MPCU

VIDEO: Paying it forward on the MPCU

As a skin wound resource nurse, Kate Rowe performed regular monthly audits in the Medicine Progressive Care Unit (MPCU). But she wasn't satisfied with the results. Watch this video to see how she helped dramatically improve those results. This is the first of several videos we will feature from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.

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A Real Survivor: Kelly Bruno

A Real Survivor: Kelly Bruno

Kelly Bruno, a second-year medical student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is also an amputee who has completed three Ironman triathlons. But she is perhaps better known to many as "Kelly B.," one of the castaways on "Survivor: Nicaragua."

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real doctors, real people - Cynthia Bulik

real doctors, real people - Cynthia Bulik

A world renowned eating disorder specialist, Cindy Bulik finds her professional world intertwines with her life on the ice.

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Women with anorexia nervosa more likely to have unplanned pregnancies

Women with anorexia nervosa more likely to have unplanned pregnancies

These results may be driven by a mistaken belief among women with anorexia that they can’t get pregnant because they are not menstruating or are having irregular periods.

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