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

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: 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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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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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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Career Fair 2010

Career Fair 2010

Employees from different areas of UNC Hospitals recently participated in a career fair for Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange county schools.

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VIDEO: UNC Hospitals hosts 'Science of the ER' camp

VIDEO: UNC Hospitals hosts 'Science of the ER' camp

Members of UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department, in conjunction with UNC's Morehead Planetarium, hosted a "Science of the ER" camp for middle school students in the summer of 2010. From sutures to respiratory therapy, students learned about what happens behind the scenes in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals.

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2010 White Coat Ceremony

2010 White Coat Ceremony

One of the defining moments for medical students is the White Coat Ceremony.

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real doctors, real people - Dr. Maria Ferris

real doctors, real people - Dr. Maria Ferris

Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin introduces his video profile of Dr. Maria Ferris, a kidney disease specialist who also has quite a flair for making beautiful wedding cakes.

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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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