Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF

Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF

Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.

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Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

UNC researcher Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to present her findings on the potential effects of e-cigarettes

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Wanted: doctors with a rural heart

Wanted: doctors with a rural heart

A new medical education building would help UNC train more doctors, and the UNC School of Medicine's rural physician program is already training doctors to work far from urban centers.

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Scientists elucidate genetic underpinnings of congenital heart disease

Scientists elucidate genetic underpinnings of congenital heart disease

Led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine, the five-year multi-lab effort lays the groundwork for developing treatments.

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'Why I Do So Much'

'Why I Do So Much'

Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.

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UNC autism article named one of top 10 papers of 2015

UNC autism article named one of top 10 papers of 2015

Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.

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