Author: Holly Cooper Ford
Posts by Holly Cooper Ford
Get a crash course in some of the most common healthcare credentials, so you can make sense of the "alphabet soup" and know who’s who and who does what.
Constipation can be tough to manage no matter what your age. But for children— especially those who are not yet verbal — identifying and treating gastrointestinal issues takes time and may require physician intervention to get things moving again.
More patients are eligible for organ transplantation than ever before. If you've been told you're not a candidate, it may be time to seek a second opinion at UVA.
Just because a diet is popular doesn't mean it's good for you. Before you jump on the bandwagon, get the pros and cons of some of the diets trending today.
Flu season means more of us are at an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction or heart attack, according to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Protein shakes, powders and snack bars are big business, but how much protein do we really need in our diets?
Before most of us venture out into the cold, we protect our hands with gloves, cover our head with a hat and slip on a warm coat. But did you know that it’s also important to protect your heart when temperatures drop?
Before you abandon the Pill or trade in your IUD, read this Q&A to get the whole story.
Before you abandon the Pill or trade in your IUD, learn more about the link between oral contraceptives and breast cancer.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology introduced new guidelines for high blood pressure, which means many Americans who were previously categorized as having “prehypertension” will now be Stage 1.