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Author: Jen Mediano

Jen was a lead online content strategist at UVA Health System between 2016 and 2018. She is a graduate of Emory University and a digital agency veteran.

Posts by Jen Mediano

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Sexual Assault in Charlottesville: What You Need to Know
General Health 4/16/2018

If you experience sexual assault in Charlottesville or in the surrounding area, our emergency department provides medical care and evidence collection by a forensic nurse examiner. Find out about how we collect evidence and why it's so important to seek medical care immediately after sexual assault.

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Shingles FAQs: Painful but Preventable
General Health 12/13/2017

If you've had chickenpox, you can develop shingles. Fortunately, there's a vaccine that can prevent it. Antivirals can effectively treat shingles if you seek treatment within 48 hours of the rash appearing.

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