MEDIA ADVISORY October 13, 2016 Contact: Alan Wolf Alan.Wolf@unchealth.edu 919-218-7103 Booth at the N.C. State Fair Will Train Bystanders on Life-Saving CPR Basics RALEIGH, N.C. – Visitors to this year’s North Carolina State Fair can learn how to save a life in 2-3 minutes. A booth sponsored by UNC REX Healthcare and North Carolina HeartRead More


Health Team CPR class teaches fairgoers life-saving techniques Raleigh, N.C. — The State Fair is a great place to enjoy food and fun, and it’s also a place where fairgoers can learn how to save a life. A CPR site at the N.C. State Fairgrounds can teach life-saving skills in about three minutes. “This timeRead More


Researchers say a new cholesterol-lowering drug is showing promise. A study published in the online New England Journal of Medicine says evolocumab, which has the brand name Repatha, works differently than common cholesterol drugs such as Lipitor by blocking harmful protein in the liver. The liver is able to work harder on removing harmful LDLRead More


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