A study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for possible future heart disease.
Adam Zolotor, MD, MPH, an assistant professor in the department of family medicine in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has received the school’s prestigious James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award.
UNC Health Care is now accepting nominations for the Elaine M. Hill Award through March 21. This award is given to a volunteer who exemplifies dedication, service, concern, and approaches his/her duties to the patient and or area of service with sensitivity and empathy.
The Society of Acupuncture Research (SAR) will hold its 2010 International conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Chapel Hill from March 17 - 21. The conference is hosted by the UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
For the week of March 8 - 12 the Beach Cafe will close at 3 p.m. However, EspressOasis will stay open until its normal 6 p.m. closing time. The Tar Heal café, Terrace Cafe, Overlook Cafe, and Corner Cafes will maintain their normal hours during spring break.