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

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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UNC surgeons pioneer new approach to aneurysms: Go through the nose

UNC surgeons pioneer new approach to aneurysms: Go through the nose

Dr. Anand V. Germanwala and Dr. Adam M. Zanation have published a paper describing a surgery they performed that is believed to be the first reported clipping of a ruptured brain aneurysm through a patient's nose.

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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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