As a first time mom, everything is new, exciting, terrifying. Life will never be the same. Now your world revolves around this one tiny little human being that needs you for every little thing. Maybe after the first month or so, you start getting used to it; you get…More »
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Forty weeks of pregnancy is a long time and can put a toll on a woman’s body. She’ll experience every emotionfrom stress to excitement to feeling out of control. Pregnancy can put a strain on a relationship as well, and without the emotional and physical support of a partner, a…More »
Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA.
Winston Gwathmey, MD, specializes in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy. He is a team physician for UVA and James Madison athletics as well as several…More »
The summer issue of our family health magazine, Vim & Vigor, focuses on the commonality of mental illness.
Frances and Charlie Berry were diagnosed with lung cancer just months apart.
- Soccer star David Beckham opens up about dealing with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
- A list of celebrities who struggle with other forms…
Spoiler alert: Your body is going to change when you get pregnant. It’s healthy and normal to gain weight throughout your pregnancy, but at the same time you can gain too much weight. Keeping yourself in shape may not be in the forefront of your mind, but doctors say…More »
You’ve found the right job, you’ve got the right guy, you feel those maternal instincts kicking in. You want to get pregnant. It’s the natural next step, right? Although we realize that sometimes pregnancies just happen without any planning, learning the best practices to plan your pregnancy is helpful for any…More »