Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
If you are over-weight and are experiencing excessive thirst and urination or are waking 2-3 times nightly to pass urine, you may have undiagnosed diabetes.
Smoking and Erectile Dysfunction
While smoking rates in the United States have declined, the Center for Disease Control & Prevention reports that 17.8% of men over the age of 18 currently smoke.
Men's Health by the Numbers
Did you know that the U.S. male life expectancy was 73.4 years for males and 80.1 years for females? Here are some other numbers concerning men's health.
The Men's Health Crisis
The wellness and longevity of American men is a problem of epidemic proportions. Here is an infographic displaying men's health issues by the numbers.
UNC Health Care CEO William Roper Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Modern Healthcare has named Dr. William L. Roper to its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in Health Care for 2017.
373 UNC Health Care Physicians Named to 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
Three-hundred seventy-three physicians affiliated with UNC Health Care have been peer selected to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018.
UNC REX Healthcare and UNC Medical Center Co-workers to Collect School Supplies for Students
NC REX Healthcare in Raleigh and UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill will host two “Stuff the Bus” school supply drives on Friday, Aug. 11.
Durham Bulls “Field of Hope” Raises Money for Cancer Treatment and Research
The Durham Bulls will host the fourth-annual “Field of Hope” baseball game, presented by UNC Health Care and benefiting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
A new resource for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers
Longtime UNC family medicine researcher Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, wrote a book that employs the latest clinical evidence to help those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
UNC Expert Available to Discuss HIV Prevention During National Testing Day
Christopher Hurt, M.D., assistant professor of infectious diseases is available to discuss HIV prevention with reporters and editors leading up to and on National HIV Testing Day.