UNC HOSPITALS


9/30/2018 11:30pm

Tuesday, October 2 is Medicine Take Back Day, an event designed to encourage the proper storage and disposal of drugs, an important part of preventing prescription drug abuse. Students can bring unused, expired, or unwanted medications to UNC School of Dentistry's Tarrson Hall lobby on Tuesday.

UNC combats drug abuse with Medication Take Back Day

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was inspired by the Drug Enforcement Administration's Take Back Day, an initiative promoting the safe disposal of drugs. On Oct. 2 pharmacists will educate Orange County residents on the safest practices to get rid of their expired or unused medication. 


9/16/2018 7:59pm

Q&A with UNC Children’s new Surgeon in Chief, Dr. Hayes-Jordan

In June 2018, Dr. Andrea Hayes-Jordan began her role as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, and Surgeon in Chief at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. A few months in, Dr. Hayes-Jordan discussed her outlook on improvements to the hospital and her pioneering work on a rare disease.


3/18/2018 9:57pm

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California leads the way in expanding access to abortion

The California Senate has passed a bill that would require universities in the state to provide medication-based abortion through student health centers. UC Berkeley students are joining the fight to expand these services. But how does expanding access to abortions compare to UNC's family planning options?