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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 December 10, 2021.

Can current monoclonal antibodies protect against the omicron variant? – Dr. Myron Cohen (WSOC-TV)

UNC infectious disease expert says benefits greatly outweigh risks in Pfizer booster for teens – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

Triangle residents, health experts welcome news of boosters for 16- and 17-year-olds – Dr. Matthew Vogt (WTVD)

10 tips to optimize oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy – Dr. Edwin Kim (Healio)

InterVene’s BlueLeaf Endovenous Valve Formation (EVF) System Granted Breakthrough Device Designation by the FDA – Dr. William Marston (BioSpace)

Doctors are urging people to get vaccinated as the Omicron Variant reaches NC and Covid metrics rise – Dr. David Wohl (WTVD)

The warning signs of an eating disorder – Dr. Cynthia Bulik (MSN)

How Worried You Should Be About Having a Heart Attack on Your Peloton – Dr. Christopher Kelly (Men’s Health)

Worry of back-to-back COVID infection from delta, omicron variants – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (CBS17)

Your own clothes, your own bed: UNC Health Advanced Care at Home shortens hospital stays, saves money – Ila Mapp (WRAL)

The National Kidney Foundation Presents Shaul G. Massry Award to UNC Researcher – Dr. Jennifer E. Flythe (PR Newswire)

UNC Rex joins first national blood-reserve organization – Linda Butler (WTVD)

Omicron changes the timing for COVID tests. What to know before holiday gatherings – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett, Dr. Amir Barzin, Dr. David Wohl (The News & Observer)

Boy moms: The one complaint to always follow up on –  Dr. Sherry Ross (WRAL)

While Public Records on Jail Deaths In N.C. Are Hard to Get, Attempted Suicides and Non-Fatal Drug Overdoses Are Almost Impossible to Track – Evan Ashkin (Indy Week)

Brady, Coulson and Strahl join JBC in 2022 – Brian Strahl (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)

Here’s what you should do if you skipped your 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. David Weber (WNCN)

No, the COVID-19 vaccines do not cause AIDS – Dr. David Wohl (PolitiFact)

Scientists Unveil Drug Discovery Tool to Screen More Than 11 Billion Compounds – Dr. Bryan L. Roth (Newswise)

UNC-Led CORVASEQ Surveillance Program Detects Omicron Variant in North Carolina – Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Dr. Melissa Miller