Posts by Eric Puffenbarger
Well, 2015 is coming to a close and we are recapping the year by highlighting some of our favorite posts, one that we wrote ourselves and one written by someone else. Feel free to leave a comment and let us know what some of your favorites were, too!
The holiday season is here! Spending time with family and friends, warming up next to the fireplace and eating lots of good food are just a few of things we are looking forward to. For many people it will also be time to start shopping for gifts (if you…More »
This month, researchers announced a new diagnostic test that can help physicians predict teenagers’ future risk of developing heart disease. Researchers also looked at the effects of weight-loss surgery, the heart’s reliance on blood sugar, how the Affordable Care Act benefited low-income HIV patients in Virginia and the number…More »
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April is National Donate Life Month, and we featured a few blog posts about transplants and organ donation.
We dispelled some of the common misconceptions about organ donation with our Setting the Record Straight post and Organ & Tissue Donation infographic.
Also, discover the role of transplant…More »
A new research study from the UVA School of Medicine has found that young children who watch one to two hours of TV per day are much more likely to become overweight or obese than those who watch for less than an hour.
“We were interested to see that children…More »