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

Family House Diaries: Charles and Patsy Harrison

Family House Diaries: Charles and Patsy Harrison

Labors of love often involve food, and a Chapel Hill couple’s life-long love of cooking and commitment to volunteering fuels them to nourish body and soul for complete strangers twice a month.

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VIDEO: UNC and Malawi - A Partnership for Health

VIDEO: UNC and Malawi - A Partnership for Health

The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases collaborated with Global Health TV to make this short film about UNC's partnership with Malawi.

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VIDEO: Celebrating our Magnet champions

VIDEO: Celebrating our Magnet champions

For more than a year, teams across UNC Health Care have prepared for our Magnet site survey that takes place Sept. 13 - 16. Thanks and congratulations to all of our Magnet champions (as celebrated in this video)! As part of the celebration, everyone is invited to greet our visitors from the ANCC in the Children's lobby at 7:15 a.m. Sept. 13.

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VIDEO: Gabby meet robot...robot meet Gabby

VIDEO: Gabby meet robot...robot meet Gabby

When Gabrielle Gutierrez’s parents were told that the Jacksonville, NC, teen would need surgery to remove a (non-cancerous) massive tumor from her throat, they were terrified. However, Gabby was the first UNC pediatric patient to have oral robotic surgery. On Tuesday Gabby and her family returned to UNC Hospitals to 'meet' the robot.

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real doctors, real people - Dr. Robert Berger

real doctors, real people - Dr. Robert Berger

Besides being the grandfather of electronic medical records at UNC, seeing patients and teaching in Rheumatology and Immunology, and teaching students in the Pharmacy School, there's another side of Dr. Berger outside the hospital that's equally varied and accomplished.

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Family House Diaries: Dana DiPerna Pillsbury

Family House Diaries: Dana DiPerna Pillsbury

A breast cancer recurrence yields a serendipitous journey for a high school English teacher from Davidson, N.C., and leaves her with far more than the disease has taken away.

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VIDEO: Miracle baby...the rest of the story

VIDEO: Miracle baby...the rest of the story

You've heard the story about Jessiah Jackson and how Dr. Anand Germanwala helped save his life. Now hear the story behind the story...the many who helped to save young Jessiah Jackson's life.

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real doctors, real people - Dr. James Yankaskas

real doctors, real people - Dr. James Yankaskas

Dr. James Yankaskas began his career designing planes. Really? The guy who helps countless cystic fibrosis patients is into aeronautics? Yep. That’s where it all began for him.

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VIDEO: Stay safe in the heat

VIDEO: Stay safe in the heat

Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, UNC Emergency Medicine Physician, offers some insight on heat-related illnesses.

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A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals

A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals

17-month old Jessiah Jackson was rushed to UNC Hospitals with a metal rod stuck in his brain. UNC neurosurgeon Dr. Anand V. Germanwala removed the rod and helped to save the little boy's life. Jessiah is being called a 'Miracle Baby' and has earned national attention along with Dr. Germanwala.

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VIDEO: A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals

VIDEO: A 'Miracle Baby' at UNC Hospitals

17-month old Jessiah Jackson was rushed to UNC Hospitals with a metal rod stuck in his brain. UNC neurosurgeon Dr. Anand V. Germanwala removed the rod and helped to save the little boy's life. Jessiah is being called a 'Miracle Baby' and has earned national attention along with Dr. Germanwala.

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VIDEO: Cardiothoracic ICU receives the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

VIDEO: Cardiothoracic ICU receives the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

The Cardiothoracic ICU (CTICU) has received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for the second time!

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VIDEO: Saluting our heroes at UNC Hospitals

VIDEO: Saluting our heroes at UNC Hospitals

Randy Roland, a 39-year old father of two, was beaten and left on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 13. That’s when he was found by Stephen Gamboa, a resident in Emergency Medicine at UNC.

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Simple tools help parents understand a child's risk of obesity, make positive changes

Simple tools help parents understand a child's risk of obesity, make positive changes

A study at NC Children’s Hospital confirms previous reports that parents of overweight or obese children do not recognize their child’s weight problem. But arming pediatricians with a “toolkit” could address several problems.

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Family House Diaries: All things work together for good

Family House Diaries: All things work together for good

After losing their jobs and life savings, husband and wife Scott and Dottie Boeving of Wingate, N.C. are now fighting for their health. Dottie suffers from a soft-bone disease which makes mobility difficult, and Scott was diagnosed in 2009 with Stage IV non-Hodgkin's mantle cell lymphoma. Despite everything being taken away from them, Scott and Dottie are a model of faith, joy, and hope.

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VIDEO: Study helps explain why black patients with lung cancer have surgery less often than whites

A new study led by UNC researchers that looks at newly diagnosed lung cancer patients is one of the first to give reasons why patients don’t go on to get lung surgery and why surgery happens less often in blacks.

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Study explores why blacks with lung cancer have surgery less often than whites

Study explores why blacks with lung cancer have surgery less often than whites

A new study led by UNC researchers that follows newly diagnosed lung cancer patients is one of the first to give reasons why patients don’t go on to get lung surgery and why surgery happens less often in blacks.

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VIDEO: A new life begins for Haitian earthquake survivor

Eriek Louis was one of three burn survivors from the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti treated in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. After five months of care, he was discharged from the Burn Center last Thursday, June 3.

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Family House Diaries: It’s All About the Journey

Family House Diaries: It’s All About the Journey

Sherri Jutz of New Bern, N.C., is living with myasthenia gravis, a condition that robs her of the energy she needs to do even the simplest tasks and to enjoy leisure pastimes. But she isn't angry about this, Jutz says, and is grateful for what she has. This is her story.

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VIDEO: Family House Diaries - A teacher's struggle with myasthenia gravis

For the last decade Sherri Jutz has suffered from myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that robs her of energy. Symptoms include a drooping eyelid, blurred vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing, and chronic fatigue, to name a few.

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