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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 January 14, 2021.

Users regard Apple Watch as a medical tool and worry about results – Dr. Lindsay Rosman (AppleInsider)

Companies Collect Intimate Menstruation Data from Millions of People — and Sometimes Share It – Dr. Rachel Urrutia (Discover Magazine)

How triclosan found in toothpaste, Is Triggered to Harm the Gut, Reveals Study – Matthew Redinbo (Medical Dialogues)

North Carolina continues to see COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations increase – Dr. David Wohl (ABC11)

NC man still battles COVID symptoms 16 months later; will omicron create as many ‘long COVID’ cases? – Dr. John Baratta (CBS17)

More rapid tests are coming. What’s the best way to use them? – Dr. Melissa Miller (Biz News Post)

Breaking down the winners, losers of the COVID booster push in NC – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (CBS17)

Fewer Kids Hospitalized for Other Infections During COVID – Dr. Zachary Willis (MedPage Today)

Officials encourage COVID-19 vaccination as Orange County faces omicron surge – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (The Daily Tar Heel)

May be nearing Omicron peak, UNC doctor says; so what’s next? – Dr. David Wohl (ABC11)

Fight Colorectal Cancer Launches its Plan to Find a Cure – Dr. Joel E Tepper (The Middle East North Africa Financial Network)


How Omicron Highlights Fading Hope of Herd Immunity from COVID – Dr. David Wohl (KSFO-AM)

Omicron COVID-19 vaccines are on the way – but do we need them? – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

A wave of COVID deaths from a ‘mild’ omicron? Here’s how both things can be true – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (CBS17)