Vim & Vigor: Bradley Cooper, Pediatric Epilepsy & Lowering Stress

In 2012’s “Silver Linings Playbook,” Bradley Cooper portrayed the role of a mental health patient diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Image of Jennifer Raymond, who lost her son to H1N1 flu.
Jennifer Raymond’s son died of H1N1 flu complications in 2009. Read Vim & Vigor to find out how she honors his memory.

Read about Cooper’s experiences and his journey from passive bystander to activist for those 5.7 million adult Americans currently suffering from bipolar disorder.

Cooper’s interview along with a Q&A about the disorder are featured in the Summer 2014 issue of UVA’s family health magazine, Vim & Vigor.  Check it out for stories about:

  • Ongoing therapy to reduce peanut allergies
  • Quick and easy stress-busting techniques
  • Common myths about sunscreen
  • Warning signs of concussions

Read the online version here.

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