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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Kipnis Research Lab: How Collaboration Played a Role in Major Brain Discovery

The Kipnis Research Lab at UVA discovered a major breakthrough in the connection between the brain and the lymphatic system. Watch the video to learn more.
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Birth Control: Pros & Cons of an IUD

Depending on the type, an IUD can last between 3-10 years. It’s also more effective at preventing pregnancy than other methods, like oral contraceptives.
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7 Quick Questions: Meet Kidney Doctor Alden Doyle

Meet Alden Doyle, MD, who is new to Charlottesville and passionate about nephrology and transplants.
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Summer Safety Roundup

We hope your summer vacation is full of swimming pools and barbecues. To be fully prepared, we've rounded up our summer safety posts.
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Bee Stings: What to Do & How to Tell if You Need to Call 911

Learn from a UVA wilderness medicine expert about bees, what to do for bee stings and how to tell if you are allergic.
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Behind the Badge: A Hospital Interpreter Linking Patients and Doctors

A hospital interpreter provides a vital link between patients and doctors who don't speak the same language. Sylvana, who works at UVA, started off as a pediatrician in Uruguay. Read her story.
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Kids, Fitness and Healthy Habits Over the Summer

Kids can gain as much as seven pounds over the summer. This infographic can help you make sure your family maintains healthy habits when school lets out.
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