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Amy Sarah came to web communications by way of a master of fine arts in poetry from George Mason University. Amy Sarah applied her creative talents to working with several nonprofits to organize and present their content with the user experience in mind. Whether blogging, consulting or developing SEO tactics, Amy Sarah blends the artistic with the analytical to infuse every project with fresh vision. Her daily work at UVA Health System includes online advertising, Google Analytics, editing and reputation management.

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Mindfulness for Caregivers: How the Helpers Get Helped (Part 1)
General Health 7/24/2012

In January, we looked at several ways our hospital uses mindfulness and other integrative medicine methods to help patients heal. But patients also benefit when our doctors also learn to practice mindfulness - they give better care. To find out how this works, I spoke with both a mindfulness class…

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Drowning: Facts and Tips You Didn’t Expect
Kids 6/26/2012

It was a gorgeous spring day on Memorial Day weekend, and we were lucky enough to be spending it in a refreshing lake in the woods with friends. Buoyed by the air inside their pink and green translucent swim rings, our children, who range from ages 4 to 7, sang…

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Monthly Roundup: Top Stories from May 2012 video post
News & Events 5/31/2012

[caption id="attachment_4150" align="alignright" width="300"] Watch how to fit your child's bike helmet the right way.[/caption] May go by too fast? Here's a quick snapshot of stories you might have missed from UVA Health this past month: Smart phone doubles as an artificial pancreas It might sound like something from a…

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Prenatal Vitamins: When, Why and How
Prevention 5/17/2012

Multivitamins aren’t usually necessary, according to a UVA pharmacist. But if you’re thinking about getting pregnant, it’s a different story. Women need extra calcium and vitamin D when pregnant, according to Mark Lepsch, MD. Infants in the womb “take what they need. Women’s calcium stores can drop significantly during pregnancy.”…

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Save Your Knees: Pay Attention to the Pain
Patient Stories 3/27/2012

My knees hurt. This is nothing new. After dancing fairly rigorously for 14 years, they started hurting when I was in high school, and I had to quit. Now in my mid-thirties - working at a desk job, wearing heels, running and doing yoga several times a week - it…

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Women in Medicine: A History of Hard Battles and Kind Hearts
People of UVA 3/8/2012

Newark, early 1900s: A woman, just 5’1 with big blue eyes, stood before the board of the home for pregnant, unmarried women to challenge the director’s recommendation to cut the home’s funding – based on the prevalent notion that its residents were immoral and evil. As UVA obstetrician Elisa Trowbridge,…

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Get Your Kids to Eat Better: 16 Tips to Try, Day Two
Kids 2/3/2012

Today we’ll hear the rest of the tips from registered dietitian Angie Hasemann at the UVA Children's Fitness Clinic and find out how I fared putting a tip or two to the test. [caption id="attachment_2659" align="alignright" width="300"] Healthy food for kids doesn't have to be boring. These nachos form a…

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Get Your Kids to Eat Better: 16 Tips to Try, Day One

“If it were my kid, they’d eat whatever I served; I’m no short-order cook.” “When I was a child, I either ate my food or had it served cold at breakfast.” “Picky eaters weren’t allowed in my day.” [caption id="attachment_2662" align="alignright" width="276"] My kids would rather play with their food…

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