Sloane, Sheps Center study finds oral hygiene training can significantly reduce pneumonia in nursing homes

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The UNC Sheps Center’s Mouth Care Without a Battle training program shows promising results after one year, underscores need to establish new standards of care for residents with dementia.

Celebrating National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6th – May 12th, and honors nurses around the country for the incredible work they do in helping and caring for others. Here at UNC Family Medicine, we are extremely grateful for our nurses and the dedication they have for our patients and our practice. Their skill, warmth, … Continued

Applications Open for Family Medicine Summer Academy

The UNC Family Medicine Summer Academy (FMSA) is accepting applications through June 1, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FMSA program will be offered in two virtual sessions during the summer of 2020. Session 1 will take place from July 13th – 14th, and Session 2 will be July 15th-16th. The program will host … Continued

COVID 19: Why It’s Even More Crucial to Quit Smoking Now

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COVID-19 has become a global pandemic that now impacts everyone. People with any underlying lung condition, including people who smoke, have much higher rates of death if they become infected with COVID-19.