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The below clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which featured UNC School of Medicine faculty during the past week, starting Thursday May 27, 2021.

Some U.S. States Have Higher Vaccine Rates Inside Prisons That Outside – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (New York Times)

Seven Autoimmune Diseases That Can Make You Gain or Lose Weight – Dr. Deepa Kirk (Cosmopolitan)

In advanced glaucoma, trabeculectomy lowers IOP more than medication – Dr. Janna Lambson (MD Alert)

Breakthrough gene therapies in sight – Dr. Matt Hirsch (NJ Today)

Three Babies with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Have Bright Futures Thanks in Part to North Carolina’s Early Check Program – Dr. Cynthia Powell (RTI International)

Civic life suffers from pressures on Black men – Dr. Chrissy Kistler (The Daily Advance)

Do vaccine incentives work? Depends on how hesitant you are – Dr. Austin Hall (CBS 17)

UNC Health epidemiologists shared concerns about the mask requirement being removed at the arena, specifically for fans who are unvaccinated – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WRAL)