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 »
Posts by Jen Mediano
Historical collections librarians not only maintain historical documents and expand our history of medicine collection, they help document and create systems to preserve institutional knowledge at UVA Health System.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 »
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.
Palliative care serves anyone at any age suffering from pain and other extreme symptoms caused by severe disease or intense treatments. More »