When diver Ana Caicedo was 12 years old she suffered a traumatic injury after hitting her head on the diving board. For several years post-traumatic migraines kept her out of school and in the hospital. In 2008, after growing frustrated with her worsening symptoms, she turned to alternative medicine. Now, at age 18, she says she has "arrived at good health because of acupuncture."
Obesity may limit the body’s ability to develop immunity to influenza viruses, particularly secondary infections, by inhibiting the immune system’s ability to “remember” how it fought off previous similar bouts of illness, according to new research from the UNC-Chapel Hill.
FMC knows that being a parent is the biggest job in the world! Where is that reliable “guarantee” and “owner's manual” for how to be a parent? Join us, offer your ideas, and share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for being the good mom and dad you want to be.
The Hospice Foundation of America’s 17th annual National Bereavement Teleconference, “Cancer and End-of-Life Care,” will be moderated by Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University.
Once again we invite you to submit nominations for the Academy of Educators teaching awards to recognize excellence in undergraduate medical teaching. These awards are designed to complement the existing teaching awards and to recognize the many faculty who excel in teaching, but may not be recognized currently because teaching is not their major focus and/or they do not play a leadership role in the curriculum.
The Health Sciences Library (HSL), in collaboration with the UNC Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences (DSHS), is hosting an exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Division from March 1 - August 31, 2010. The “Keys to Communication” exhibit highlights the activities of all speech and hearing professionals, and places special emphasis on the specialty areas of UNC Faculty.
In what has become an annual tradition, hundreds of caring people and businesses across North Carolina will come together on a spring day to support families with a critically ill or injured child who must stay at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill.