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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 Friday November 12, 2021.

What’s driving a COVID-19 surge in the country’s most vaccinated state – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)

AudiologyOnline: The Changing Landscape of Treating Patients with SSD – Dr. Kevin Brown (Pronews Cochlearamericas)

COVID-19 treatment with UNC ties also appears effective in preventing coronavirus infections – Dr. Myron Cohen (CBS17)

Patient Voices Highlight Urgency of Achieving Health Equity During AHA Session – Dr. Crystal Cené (American Journal of Managed Care)

8 lingering questions about the new Covid pills from Merck and Pfizer – Ronald Swanstrom (STAT)

Q&A: What to know about boosters and COVID vaccines for kids – Dr. David Wohl (Blue Ridge Public Radio (WCQS-FM)

‘We have to make this a top priority’: UNC hosting mental health summit Monday – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (The Daily Tar Heel)

‘A great start’: The kids lead the way in latest stage of NC’s vaccine push – Dr. Peyton Thompson (CBS17)

How to Exercise with Chronic Pain – Dr. Kristen Ambrose (New York Times)

Triangle universities-RTI team wins $5M grant to fight future pandemics – Dr. Nat Moorman (WRAL Tech Wire)

Weekly electronic reporting of symptoms improves care for patients with advanced cancer – Dr. Ethan Basch (EurekAlert!)

Fact check: How deadly is COVID-19 for kids? – Dr. Peyton Thompson (CBS17)

Ways to Protect Your Eye Health — and Preserve Your Vision — With Psoriasis – Dr. Galen Foulke (Everyday Health)

Helping patients back to breath brings joy to UNC Health respiratory therapist – Dulce Hernandez (WRAL)

Stanford couple to join UNC Health’s leadership team – Dr. Carolina Guimaraes, Dr. Lane Donnelly (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Holidays Impact on Mental Health – Dr. Elizabeth Cox (WRAL)

Myths your mom told you, debunked – Dr. Anita Skariah (The Spokesman-Review)

Lloyd D. Lohr, MD, FACOG, Recognized for Success in Medicine – Dr. Lloyd D. Lohr (24-7 Press Release)

Virtual therapy may help, but the concept isn’t for everyone – Dr. Nadia Charguia (The Charlotte Post)

Pandemic highlights shortfalls of North Carolina’s infrastructure for addressing mental health needs – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (CBS17)

4 holiday travel tips during COVID-19 – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WRAL)

Is your child anxious about the COVID vaccine? Are you? Doctors address concerns – Dr. David Wohl, Dr. Peyton Thompson, Dr. Herman Naftel (

‘A really important crossroads’: Why health experts are concerned about another winter COVID-19 surge – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (CBS17)

Tired of itching? UNC research could lead to new anti-itching medications – Dr. Bryan L. Roth, Dr. Jonathan Fay (WRAL Tech Wire)

UNC at-home hospital care provides comfort to patients, helps alleviate stress on facilities – Dr. Meera Udayakumar (CBS17)

Doctors keep urging caution as holiday travel increases – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WTVD)

Johnston County woman experiences hair loss after COVID-19 – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)

Here Are 8 Lingering Questions About the New COVID Pills From Merck and Pfizer – Ronald Swanstrom (Northern California Public Broadcasting)