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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 17, 2021.

Addressing Taboo Topics: Infertility, Its Stigma, and Seeking Support – Dr. Genevieve Neal-Perry (Chapelboro)

Searching for a better treatment for eating disorders – Dr. Cynthia Bulik (Periódico Página100)

1 in 3 Midlife Women Have Some Type of Urinary Incontinence, New Study Finds – Dr. Jennifer Wu (Everyday Health)

Radiologists say time has come for institutions to take action against burnout: 5 tips – Vrushab Gowda (Health Imaging)

Duke, NIH study shows Moderna booster shot provides 50 times greater protection against omicron – Dr. Dirk Dittmer (WRAL)

This New Drug Discovery Tool Can Screen More Than 11 Billion Compounds – Dr. Bryan L. Roth (Wonderful Engineering)

A New Stem Cell Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise in 1 Patient –  Dr. John Buse (Everyday Health)

A parent’s guide to treating cold, flu and COVID-19 – Cheryl Lynn Jackson (WRAL)

Aerosols Can Travel 10 up to 10 Metres: Here’s Why Double Masking Can Keep Covid at Bay – Phillip Clapp (News18)

With Omicron surge looming, UNC program helps ease overcrowding with at-home treatment option – Dr. Meera Udayakumar (WTVD)

Arkansas’ low vaccination rate setting up omicron surge, experts say – Dr. David Wohl (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Should the definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ against COVID be changed to mean 3 shots instead of 2? – Dr. Peyton Thompson (WNCN)

Girl with Milk Allergy Dies of Severe Reaction Related to Desensitization – Dr. Corinne Keet (Allergic Living Magazine)

An open conversation about avalanche awareness – Dr. Sharon Cooper (Jackson Hole News&Guide)

Omicron Has Arrived. Many Prisons and Jails Are Not Ready. – Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (The Marshall Project)

Some COVID-19 treatments will still work, others won’t as omicron becomes dominant variant – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

Fact check: How realistic is Cohen’s projection of 10,000 new COVID cases per day at omicron peak? – Dr. David Weber (CBS17)

Post-Overdose Response Team to begin administering addiction medication on-site – Dr. Shuchin Shukla (WLOS-TV)

Do fully vaccinated need COVID test if exposed or sick? What to know as omicron spreads – Dr. David Wohl (The Telegraph)

What to do if you test positive for COVID-19 – Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk (CBS17)

Omicron may be different, but many facts on the ground remain the same – Dr. Dirk Dittmer (WTVD)

Is herd immunity to COVID-19 impossible? – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Lisa A. Carey, MD, on HR-Positive and HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer: Overall Survival by Subtype Across Three MONALEESA Studies – Dr. Lisa A. Carey (The Asco Post)

High GI spending reveals research, public health need – Dr. Anne F. Peery (MDedge)

New Approaches to Hemophilia Treatment: ‘Our Cup Runneth Over’ – Dr. Alice Ma (Medscape)

Top 10 science videos of 2021 according to Cosmos – Dr. Klaus Hahn (Cosmos Magazine)

Long lines at Wake County COVID testing sites as the Christmas holiday nears – Dr. David Wohl (The News & Observer)

Local universities prepare ahead of expected Omicron surge – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Tracking COVID variants: UNC researchers explain how in new video – Dr. Dirk Dittmer (WRAL Tech Wire)

Do fully vaccinated need COVID test if exposed or sick? What to know as omicron spreads – Dr. David Wohl (Merced Sun-Star)

Clinical Challenges: Using MRD in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Management – Dr. Catherine Coombs (MedPage Today)