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    Wohl Explains Why the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Returned to Use, and Offers Guidance On NC’s Reopening

    David Wohl, MD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, explained the importance of returning the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to use in vaccinating patients worldwide. He appeared in a NewsNation interview, Friday, April 23, 2021. Watch the news report. In an ABC-11 news report, Wohl also expressed caution regarding Governor Cooper’s June 1 reopen … Continued

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    Combating Vaccine Hesitancy Among Gen Z As COVID Cases, Hospital Admissions Tick Up

    Young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 account for a growing share of new COVID-19 cases and patients in hospitals — even as surveys show that group with a higher rate of hesitancy for the vaccine. “Young people need to understand that even if they get COVID, they can be symptomatic for quite some time — it can change their life, at least in the near term, even if it doesn’t … Continued

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    Clinical Trials Research Is Natural Output of Care

    Research Comes to the Patient at UNC Eastowne. Patient-centered care respects and integrates the patient’s values, preferences and goals in care decisions and outcomes. To realize the promise of patient-centered healthcare, medicine leaders recognize that the patient perspective must be represented in research. Patient-centered outcomes research includes the design of study quest … Continued

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    Teen Raises Funds to Research Rare Disease

    There’s a mutual commitment between community supported agriculture and life in a community. The farm feeds people fresh food and, in turn, the people support the farm. But it’s not always about veggies and flowers. The allegiance can be the heart of a healthy community like in Little Washington, where Petals and Produce, the VanStaalduinen father-son business, has served Beaufor … Continued

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    Cultural, Historical and Religious Observances in May

    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the United States. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks on the project were Chinese immigrants. May is also J … Continued

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    Rosman Explains How Stress Could Be a Risk Factor For Stroke in Death of US Capitol Police Officer

    Experts are questioning the medical examiner’s ruling in U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick’s death during the Capitol riot. The medical examiners had not found any signs of blunt force trauma, but a stroke can follow a traumatic situation.

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    Pawlinski, Key Awarded $2.8 Million Grant To Study VTE in Sickle Cell Disease

    Rafal Pawlinski, PhD, the Lenvil Lee Rothrock Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and Nigel Key, MD, the Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor, both professors in the department of medicine’s division of hematology and members of the UNC Blood Research Center, have been awarded a $2.8 million, 4-year R01 grant from the NIH-NHLBI to investigate the mechanism of venous thrombo … Continued

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    Students Praise Nephrology’s Renal Block Lecture “A Day in the Life”

    Koyal Jain, MD, MPH, FASN, assistant professor in the division of nephrology and hypertension and director of undergraduate medical education in the department of medicine, is featured in a new UNC Health Foundation article discussing how students and faculty have connected during the pandemic year. She credits the students for keeping everyone afloat during a time of such great … Continued

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    Kasthuri Leads Post-Hospital Thrombosis Prevention Study For Covid Patients

    UNC is now a fully active clinical site for the ACTIV-4c Post-Hospital Thrombosis Prevention Study. This protocol is part of the larger ACTIV (Accelerating COVID-Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccine) study. This protocol focuses on preventing blood clots in patients discharged after being hospitalized with COVID-19. UNC is now enrolling participants in this adaptive, prospective … Continued

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    Batsis Team Receives NIH Startup Funding for Remote Physical Therapy Monitoring System

    John Batsis, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of geriatric medicine, and a team of researchers from Dartmouth who founded SynchroHealth, have been awarded nearly $225,000 from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to develop and test “BandPass.” The remote-sensing resistance band exercise system will allow health care providers to monitor, evaluate, and guide p … Continued