UNC Health Talk May 3, 2021 A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of the American workforce still works from home part or all of the time. This helps keep everyone safe from the spread of the virus and has its perks: no long commutes, more time with family and every day is business casual. However, working from […]
UNC Health Talk May 7, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on our bodies, and not just in the way you might think. Much has been said about the “COVID 19”—gaining 19 pounds during the pandemic—and research shows this might actually be true for many people. But it’s not just about whether our clothes fit: Being sedentary […]
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researchers have developed a method for evaluating long-term COVID-19 vaccine efficacy. UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Thursday, May 6th, 2021 The large-scale deployment of effective vaccines is globally recognized as the best way to end the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the high efficacy reported for vaccines currently in […]
UNC Health Talk April 28, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going to end all at once. It will be gradual, with fits and starts. Likewise, we can’t flip the switch on our emotions and go back to how we were in 2019. We talked to UNC mental health experts Nadia Charguia, MD, and Matthew Cohen, PhD, about three […]
With a return to the workplace coming, University mental health experts offer advice on how to handle changes in work and home life. Scott Jared, The Well, Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 You may be feeling apprehensive about returning to the office or workplace. Maybe you started a new job during the pandemic and have never set […]
UNC Health Talk April 21, 2021 If you’ve been doing online fitness classes or exercising outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be ready to change up your routine and head back to the gym. We talked to Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, director of UNC Medical Center Infection Prevention, about the steps you and your gym should take so […]
April 15, 2021 As more and more people get vaccinated against COVID-19, the question on all our minds is: How much longer will this pandemic last? A popular idea is that in the coming months, we’ll achieve herd immunity and life can go back to normal. Herd immunity (many prefer the more humanizing term “community immunity”) is the concept that […]
While officials investigate extremely rare blood clots, other vaccines are available. Shantell Kirkendoll, University Communications, Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 An abrupt call by federal health officials to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine prompted clinics around the country to halt injections of the single-shot vaccine, but other vaccines are still available to protect people […]
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UNC Health Talk March 31, 2021 One silver lining of wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 has been the prevention of other viruses, such as the flu. In fact, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a significantly lower rate of the flu during the pandemic. So can masks help alleviate allergies this spring, […]
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