Jennifer Kirby, MD, talks about the many factors that go into weight loss, setpoints and how to maintain a healthy weight. More »
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Heart disease depends on a number of factors, but metabolic syndrome refers to five measures that are commonly seen in patients who are likely to have a stroke, a heart attack or coronary artery disease. Find out if you're at risk. More »
Historical collections librarians not only maintain historical documents and expand our history of medicine collection, they help document and create systems to preserve institutional knowledge at UVA Health System. More »
How much of your brain do you need to live? Why do bug bites get puffy? A UVA pediatrician answers these and other pressing questions from an eight-year-old. More »
From seasonal allergies and bug bites to flu shots and school wellness visits, the Germwatch series lets you know what health issues are going around in your community. More »
Diet, environment and genetics all factor into whether you’re at risk for liver disease. And when something prevents the liver from working properly, it can cause serious illness and even death.