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

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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VIDEO: Bone health for men

As men and women age into their 60s, 70s, and 80s, their bodies gradually lose bone. This decrease in bone density puts both at risk for wrist, spine and hip fractures. While there are current bone density screening guidelines for women, guidelines do not exist for men. UNC School of Medicine bone researchers are working to change that.

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VIDEO: Losing, then finding her voice becomes a work of art

Margie Beth Labadie, an artist, adjunct assistant professor and coordinator of the Digital Academy at UNC-Pembroke, lost her speaking voice for several months because of a rare fungal infection but regained it after receiving treatment at the UNC Voice Center.

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VIDEO: Losing, then finding her voice becomes a work of art

Margie Beth Labadie, an artist, adjunct assistant professor and coordinator of the Digital Academy at UNC-Pembroke, lost her speaking voice for several months because of a rare fungal infection but regained it after receiving treatment at the UNC Voice Center.

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UNC School of Medicine students honor Larry Keith at 2010 Graduation

UNC School of Medicine students honor Larry Keith at 2010 Graduation

A new class of medical students became doctors on Saturday, May 8. Their graduation ceremony took place at 2 p.m. in the Dean E. Smith Center. Several hundred friends and family members were there to cheer for the 140 new doctors.

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UNC School of Medicine students honor Larry Keith at 2010 Graduation

UNC School of Medicine students honor Larry Keith at 2010 Graduation

A new class of medical students became doctors on Saturday, May 8. Their graduation ceremony took place at 2 p.m. in the Dean E. Smith Center. Several hundred friends and family members were there to cheer for the 140 new doctors.

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VIDEO - Wishing moms a happy Mother's Day

UNC Health Care would like to wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. May your day be filled with joy and may you be surrounded by all that you love and all who love you.

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