When people talk about being “Over the hill,” that hill they’re talking about is the big 4 – 0. OK: So you’ve climbed it. Now what?
The key message for health in your 40s: Yes, a lot of things are changing. But don’t give up on your health; this is…More »
Sarcoidosis is a disease that begins with small lumps of inflammation, called granulomas, in your body. It can affect any part of your body, but usually the inflammation is in your lungs. Skin, eyes and other lymph nodes are also commonly affected.More »
As you age, your risk for certain health issues changes. We talked with Karl Clebak, MD, for his advice on things to keep an eye on during your 30s and tips to stay healthy throughout the coming years. Clebak is a primary care doctor who works at the UVA…More »
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, killing 158,040 people in the U.S. in 2015, according to the American Cancer Society. But early detection and treatment improve your odds of survival. According to UVA pulmonologist Howard Malpass, MD, a 2011 study showed lung cancer screening via a low-dose CT scan of…More »
Your 20s provide a time in your life to learn about your mental, physical and spiritual well-being. I caught up Julia Taylor, MD, adolescent medicine specialist at the Teen and Young Adult Health Center, to learn about the preventive care you can do in your 20s to set you…More »