Hirschsprung Disease: One Mother’s Story of Her Newborn’s Rare Disease

Even though he was born tiny, baby Lennox seemed fine. When it turned out he had a rare, dangerous disease, UVA's NICU & pediatric surgery experts came to the rescue.
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Deciding on Daycare: A Health & Safety Checklist

Choosing a daycare or preschool for your child depends on a lot of factors, but some basic health and safety questions should apply to any care provider, regardless of size.
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Palliative Care, Incurable Illness and Quality of Life

Palliative care serves anyone at any age suffering from pain and other extreme symptoms caused by severe disease or intense treatments. Leslie Blackhall, MD is part of a team composed of patient care coordinators, mental health professionals, chaplains, pharmacists and social workers dedicated to improving quality of life for their patients.
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Behind the Badge: How Data Science Impacts Patient Care

Meet Jonathan Michel, Director of Population Health IT and learn how data science is making a difference at UVA Health System.
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Anxiety: The Myths & Facts of Anxiety Disorders & What to Do About Them

Like many mental illnesses, anxiety often gets categorized as a problem easily fixed. The fact is, anxiety disorders are real, and they require real treatment. This infographic addresses common myths about anxiety that often prevent people from taking it seriously and getting treated.
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Recipe Review: Apple Gorgonzola Salad

Food should taste good, but we also want it to be Pinterest-worthy. With a few tweaks, this salad can be both.
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A Starter’s Guide to Blood Donation

The U.S. and Canada combined use 43,000 pints of blood donation each day. Find out how you can help kids, chemotherapy patients and trauma victims most in need.
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Palliative Care, Incurable Illness and Quality of Life

Palliative care serves anyone at any age suffering from pain and other extreme symptoms caused by severe disease or intense treatments. Leslie Blackhall, MD is part of a team composed of patient care coordinators, mental health professionals, chaplains, pharmacists and social workers dedicated to improving quality of life for their patients. More »