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Past Episodes

Did you miss one of our Facebook LIVE episodes? Catch up by viewing our past episodes here.

Skin Health - June 29: New Melanoma Treatments

Dr. Yale Podnos from UNC REX Cancer Care discusses the newest treatments available to melanoma patients.

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Sunscreen Advice: 

You don't have to spend a lot of money on sunscreen. Dr. Yale Podnos from UNC REX Cancer Care explains why an SPF of 30 to 50 is satisfactory.

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Preventing Sports Injuries - May 31, 2017: Drinking Enough Water

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    Most Common Sports Injuries

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    Exercising to Relieve Pain

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    UNC REX Health Talk: Food Allergies 101 - April 20, 2017

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    UNC REX Health Talk: What is Alpha-gal?
    Dr. Edwin Kim of UNC Health Care discusses Alpha-gal, a delayed allergy to mammal meat, thought to be initially caused by a tick bite.

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    Pregnancy Playbook - March 16, 2017

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    Learn how the REX OB Emergency Department and NICU helped save baby Wyatt after his mom was forced to make an emergency trip to the hospital on Christmas Eve. Watch this emotional story behind Wyatt's safe delivery.

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    Heart Health for All Ages - February 23, 2017

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    Introducing the brand new, state-of-the-art North Carolina Heart and Vascular Hospital, located on the UNC REX campus in Raleigh. In this high-tech, 306,000 square foot building, you'll see many of the innovations that demonstrate our commitment to serving North Carolina.

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    Get Lean in 2017 - January 19, 2017

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    REX Wellness Centers help their members reach and maintain good physical health with their variety of classes and instructors, high quality equipment, and free health assessments from trainers.

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    The REX Wellness app is a great way to manage your workout schedules. Collect Wellness Points for rewards, check class schedules at REX Wellness Centers, get info about your teacher, get maps, contact information, and more.

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    Healthy Holiday Eating - December 15, 2016

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    Lee Thompson made a promise to someone he loved. He has been making good on it through healthy eating and exercise, and his life is changing for the better.

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    Healthy holiday cooking is easy! Check out this scrumptious dish combining perfectly roasted butternut squash, fresh greens, and a delicious citrus walnut vinaigrette. It's good and good for you!

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    Pets as a Tool for Better Health - November 30, 2016

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    Spending time with pets can have positive medical effects. Fur Friend Marley brightens the day for patients at UNC REX Healthcare.

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    For gastric bypass surgery to really work, patients need to stay active after they are discharged. Dixie the Dog helps her owner Richard stay active after his bariatric surgery. She is his "motivator to get exercise every day."

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