UNC Hospitals is a 803-bed facility that serves more than 37,000 people in the Southeast every year. It houses the N.C. Children’s Hospital as well as the N.C. Women’s Hospital. In addition to that, the hospital offers specialized patient care services such as the Diabetes Care Center, the Rehabilitation Center, the Comprehensive Transplant Center and more. UNC houses the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated centers in the United States.
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With the number of calls to emergency medical services for student alcohol overdoses rising, and new statewide legislation in place to encourage calling for help, the University is now facing a bigger question — what, if any, consequences these students should face.
When Diane Hayes approached Laura Rozo a few weeks ago about holding a memorial service in her honor, Rozo responded, “OK, but no tears.”
The N.C. Children’s Hospital is set to unveil a new piece of equipment today aimed at helping pediatric patients race toward recovery.
University officials still have not identified the cause of an outbreak of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea that had sent more than 30 students to Campus Health Services as of Thursday afternoon.
The contest, which ran from Jan. 22 to 29, works to raise money for the N.C. Children’s Hospital, and the painted cows that received the most votes on CowParadeNC’s Facebook page will be sold at a Saturday auction in Raleigh.
UNC Hospitals will now be attracting patients from all across the Southeast for something that only it has — a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Nasal congestion doesn’t usually lead to a $2 million donation. But for soldiers stationed in Afghanistan, a UNC Hospitals doctor, nurse and head of NeilMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. believe it does.
A chance encounter Wednesday morning resulted in Emily Brewer, an English Ph.D. student, having a baby named in her honor.
As his wife rests in her room, James “Buddy” Turnage washes the dishes. Turnage and his wife have been living in the State Employees’ Credit Union Family House since July, when she started treatment for a bone marrow transplant at UNC Hospitals.
Dr. Bill Roper’s office in Bondurant Hall overlooks bustling South Columbia Street.
The N.C. Jaycee Burn Center celebrated Thursday the dedication of its Acute Burn and Wound Unit, which added 15 beds for a total of 36 at the center.
Before Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, N.C. could renovate some of its older patient rooms, it had to complete paperwork, which cost the hospital more than $100,000.
For some, a full-time job at a top New York advertising firm would limit community involvement, but Dana McMahan puts others first.
Doctors, nurses, research assistants and medical students gathered to listen to the latest information in HIV/AIDS research Thursday in honor of World AIDS Day. UNC hosted the 13th annual HIV/AIDS symposium from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Bioinformatics building, with experts in the field. “You get front row seats to cutting-edge HIV research,” said Michele Bailey, the program coordinator for the North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center.
A baby born with multiple rare physical deformities will receive the first in a series of life-altering operations today, courtesy of a team of UNC Hospital surgeons.
One of UNC’s hospitals is using art to challenge the stigma of mental illness. Opening tonight with a reception, the “Brushes with Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness” gallery at the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital features performance and visual art all created by patients.