Shira Strongin: A Voice For Those With Rare Diseases

Shira Strongin was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, along with other rare diseases. She came to UVA and was treated by Dr. Kenneth Liu.
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Child Sexual Abuse: Raising Kids with Healthy Body Boundaries

Child sexual abuse: Find out steps you can take to empower, educate, and build trust with your kids. You can't prevent abuse, but you can reduce the risk.
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Time for a Nursing Home? Your Guide to Assisted Senior Living

If it’s time for a nursing home or assisted living, learn about researching different options and figuring out how to pay for it.
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Pulmonary Hypertension: No Longer the Kingdom of the Near-Dead

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) used to be referred to as "the kingdom of the near dead," but treatments have vastly improved over the past 20 years. UVA cardiologist Sula Mazimba talks about current treatments.
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Share Your Medical Decisions: Why You Need an Advance Directive

You've had an accident. You're unconscious. Who will make your medical decisions now? You can, with an advance directive. Get started now.
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Behind the Badge: Meet a UVA Lung Transplant Coordinator

Meet Heidi Flanagan, a lung transplant coordinator, who helps lung transplant patients coordinate their health care leading up to surgery.
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The Latest Depression Research: How Gut Health Affects Mood, March 2017

Researchers at UVA School of Medicine found a link between your gut health and how it affects your mood. Read more about the latest depression research.
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Two Kidney Transplants, 35 Years Apart

Andrea Vest received two kidney transplants 35 years apart. Both were from living donors that were family members. Vest credits the transplant team at UVA for her health.
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Sexual Assault Awareness and Reducing Risk

Christine Peterson at UVA’s Elson Student Health Center talks about sexual assault awareness and how people can reduce their risk for sexual assault.
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The Making of Medicine: Our New Medical Research Blog

We’ve launched a new medical research blog, The Making of Medicine, highlighting discoveries and breakthroughs from the UVA School of Medicine.
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