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

Troylene Merrill:  The Importance of Caregiving

Troylene Merrill: The Importance of Caregiving

A Bessemer City, N.C. woman is referred to UNC Hospitals for treatment of a recurrence of breast cancer and brings with her a posse of support and encouragement for the journey.

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real doctors, real people - Richard Hobbs

real doctors, real people - Richard Hobbs

Dr. Richard Hobbs began learning Spanish at a young age. While living in Alabama he quickly became known among the Hispanic community as "their doctor." Now he puts his Spanish to even greater use at the Samaritan Health Center in Durham, N.C.

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Healing and Helping - Kate Menard, MD

Healing and Helping - Kate Menard, MD

As an Employee Ambassador, Kate Menard, MD earned a donation of $250 to Project Graduation through UNC Health Care's Ambassador Recognition Program.

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RN: Real Nurses - Barbara Riff

RN: Real Nurses - Barbara Riff

Parking difficulties inspired Barbara Riff to take motorcycle lessons with her son. Now she commutes to work via motorcycle and frequently takes motorcycle trips for fun.

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Rosanne Griffith:  In Search of the New Normal

Rosanne Griffith: In Search of the New Normal

A Gastonia woman seeks a new normal as she undergoes treatment for an uncommon and chronic neuromuscular disorder that left the accomplished crafter without interest in or passion for her life-long hobbies.

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real doctors, real people - Charles van der Horst and David Wohl

real doctors, real people - Charles van der Horst and David Wohl

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein. Infectious Diseases doctors van der Horst and Wohl discuss life balance while riding early one morning near Hillsborough, N.C.

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RN: Real Nurses - Kimberly Young

RN: Real Nurses - Kimberly Young

As a nurse, Kimberly Young works with patients in UNC's Surgery Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Outside of the hospital, Kimberly lives and works at the North Carolina Zen Center as an ordained Zen Buddhist nun.

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Collin Peterjohn: A Profound Opportunity for a Second Chance

Collin Peterjohn: A Profound Opportunity for a Second Chance

A 25-year-old Charlotte man gets a second chance at life with a profound recovery from serious lung injuries sustained in a fire that left his family homeless.

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real doctors, real people - Eric Juengst

real doctors, real people - Eric Juengst

Eric Juengst, PhD, directs the UNC Center for Bioethics. He also makes armor. Yep, the kind knights would wear while protecting their king's domain.

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RN: Real Nurses - Suzy Lawrence

RN: Real Nurses - Suzy Lawrence

Suzy Lawrence, a nurse in UNC Gynecologic Oncology, takes an environmentally aware approach to the way she lives.

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Joyce Wilson: On Trips of a Lifetime, Planned and Unplanned

Joyce Wilson: On Trips of a Lifetime, Planned and Unplanned

A Wayne County woman doesn’t let cancer, its treatment or its recurrence get in the way of her plans to attend her oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation or her own 45th high school reunion.

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real doctors, real people - Austin Rose

real doctors, real people - Austin Rose

Even though he was born in Canada and his own father delivered world famous hockey star Wayne Gretzky, Austin Rose, who practices pediatric otolaryngology at UNC, didn't start playing hockey until he moved to North Carolina.

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RN: Real Nurses - Gina Althoff

RN: Real Nurses - Gina Althoff

Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.

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Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life

Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life

A 48-year-old Concord woman receives a double-lung transplant, giving her a second chance at life, a life her mother had been told wouldn’t exceed her daughter’s entry to kindergarten.

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real doctors, real people - N.E.D.

real doctors, real people - N.E.D.

N.E.D. is a rock band. The members of the band are gynecologic cancer surgeons from all over the country and two of them, Dr. John Boggess and Dr. John Soper, work here at UNC Health Care.

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RN: Real Nurses - Jeanne Gartner

RN: Real Nurses - Jeanne Gartner

Pediatric oncology nurse Jeanne Gartner has her head in the clouds. Jeanne not only is a nurse, she’s an FAA-certified hot air balloon pilot.

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real doctors, real people - Sara Wobker

real doctors, real people - Sara Wobker

If you saw pathology resident Sara Wobker in the halls of UNC Hospitals, you might not realize that she loves riding horses. To be more specific, Wobker performs a form of horse training called dressage.

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Healing and Helping - Jodie Skoff

Healing and Helping - Jodie Skoff

As a UNC Health Care Employee Ambassador, Jodie was able to earn a $250 donation for Independent Animal Rescue in recognition of her volunteer efforts.

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real doctors, real people - Paul Godley

real doctors, real people - Paul Godley

Whether photographing a child in the streets of Vietnam or consulting with a patient about a diagnosis, Dr. Paul Godley employs his intuition and charming personality to put the person in front of him at ease within a matter of moments.

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Baby Adam's story

Baby Adam's story

Baby Adam was born on September 18, 2011, in Alipur, India with Bartsocas-Papas Syndrome - a rare genetic disorder that caused multiple birth defects. Read more to learn about Baby Adam's story and the remarkable team of clinicians, family, and supporters that have rallied around him.

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