How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Checked?

If your vision is gradually getting worse, you might not notice. But your eye doctor will. Annual eye exams are especially important if you have diabetes, a major cause of blindness in adults over 40.
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Back in the Saddle: Riding Again After a Hip Replacement

Susan Mong spent years riding her horse until a hip injury sidelined her. She researched surgery options and found she was in great hands at UVA. Susan has been reunited with her horse and is back to riding.
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7 Quick Questions: Meet Alana Harrison

Alana Harrison, MSN, PNP, grew up an hour outside of Boston and specializes in pediatric neurology. Get to know her in our 7 Quick Questions series.
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Summer Vim & Vigor: Stories of Steve Carell and Neurosurgery

With Charlottesville’s recent rainy, chilly weather, it sure doesn’t feel like summer. But the summer issue of our family health magazine, Vim & Vigor, is out now.
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More Than End-of-Life: What is Palliative Care?

The words "palliative care" get mixed up with "hospice," but they're not the same thing. Palliative care providers work alongside other doctors to treat side effects of serious illnesses, including cancer, heart disease and emphysema.
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