Flu Restrictions in Place
If you are planning to visit a Duke hospital, please be aware that flu restrictions are in place. These visitor restrictions are activated in response to an increase in flu-like activity across North Carolina and elsewhere, and are part of our efforts to minimize the spread of the flu virus.
Why You Need a Flu Shot
It takes two weeks for the body to develop an immune response to the flu vaccine. The sooner you get a flu shot, the more protected you will be.
Weight Loss Surgery: Just the Facts
There are many misconceptions about obesity, diet, and weight loss surgery a lot. Some people perceive surgery to be “cheating” or an “easy way out.” Others believe they feel like failures because they were unable to lose weight on their own. We want to help you understand what's really going on with your body.