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The below clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which featured UNC School of Medicine faculty during the past two weeks, starting Monday November 21, 2022.

What Is Ozempic and Why Is It Getting So Much Attention? – Dr. Janice Hwang (New York Times)

UNC Health looking for thousands of participants for survey-based COVID study – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)

UNC Surge Unit expands less than a week from opening – Dr. Benny Joyner (Spectrum News)

Podcast: Improving older adult care in the geriatric emergency department – Dr. Kevin Biese (American Hospital Association)

What’s the difference between RSV, the flu and COVID-19? – Dr. Stephanie Duggins Davis (Seattle Times)

A Radical Way To Think About Health – Dr. Seth Berkowitz (The Assembly)

Cross-continental collaboration for understanding postpartum major depression with psychotic features – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (Frontiers)

Diabetes drug Ozempic gains social media popularity for weight loss; UNC doctor shares concerns – Dr. Janice Hwang (CBS 17)

NSAIDs for Knee Osteoarthritis May Worsen Pain Over Time – Dr. Amanda E. Nelson (MedScape)

Everything you need to know about the easily spread BQ omicron variants rising in NC – Dr. David Weber (News & Record)

Racial Disparities in Lung Cancer Start with Research – Dr. Louise Henderson (Kaiser Health News)

How to Get Through Thanksgiving With an Eating Disorder – Dr. Cynthia Bulik (Newsweek)

FDA Approves Hemgenix, First Gene Therapy to Treat Adults with Hemophilia B – Dr. Nigel Key (EveryDayHealth)

UNC Children’s Hospital opens new pediatric surge unit to account for RSV cases – Dr. Stephanie Duggins Davis (WRAL)

Monkeypox cases on decline, vaccination still encouraged – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

‘We have never done this’: UNC opens ‘Pediatric Surge Unit’ to deal with respiratory virus patients – Dr. Stephanie Duggins Davis (WTVD)

What You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – Dr. Christina Mitchell (Huff Post)

Study shows 1 billion young people risk hearing loss, UNC doctor talks prevention – Dr. Stephanie Sjoblad (WTVD)

PCORI Awards UNC Researchers $4 million to Assess Adult Autism Interventions – Brenna Maddox (Mirage News)

Best ways to stay healthy this holiday from an infectious disease expert – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WRAL)

More Teens Are Vaping Within 5 Minutes of Waking – Dr. Adam Goldstein (Everyday Health)

‘True but inaccurate:’ Here’s why more people who die of COVID-19 are vaccinated – Dr. David Weber (CBS 17)

Cerebral cortex mapping human brain development using high-quality MRI scan data – Dr. Gang Li (Technology Shout)

Genetic analysis of the most common type of bladder cancer yields guidance on treatment options – Dr. Matthew Milowsky (PublicNewsTime)

Seven ways to beat holiday season stress – Dr. Crystal Schiller (

‘An explosion of influenza’: Respiratory viruses are making the rounds in North Carolina – Dr. David Weber (Spectrum News Ohio)

Students struggling to fill ADHD prescriptions search for solutions – Dr. Kate Napier (The Daily Tar Heel)

Dr. Matthew Mauro Named President and Dr. Curtis Langlotz Named Chair of RSNA Board – Dr. Matthew Mauro (Applied Radiology)

Some reasons why millennials are prone to high blood pressure – Dr. Christopher Kelly (Opera News)

Superfoods for the Brain – Shelly Wegman (AARP)