Author: Luis Soler Rivera
Posts by Luis Soler Rivera
We all know a friend, family member or colleague with heart problems. Yet, most people don’t think much about their actual, physical, beating heart. What do you know about common heart problems? We spoke with two UVA heart health providers for more insight into heart health.
Are sugar substitutes toxic for your gut? Recent research suggests that they may be. But is this the final word? We spoke with Amy Doran, MD, to learn more about sugar substitutes and gut toxicity.
Ozzy Osbourne, rock star and TV personality, recently revealed his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. This movement disorder affects about 10 million people worldwide. Learn about Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism and getting support.
Urologic oncologist Kirsten L Greene, MD, helps patients with urologic cancer by focusing on minimally invasive and robotic surgery techniques.
We’ve got a pretty good idea of what happens to our bodies when we eat too much sugar. But what about our brains? What are the effects of sugar on the brain?
AVMs are snarled tangles of blood vessels that sometimes form in your body. They may affect up to 6 million Americans, but most don’t experience any negative effects. Samantha Dabney survived her AVM-caused stroke by focusing on her daughter.
There was a record number of measles outbreaks in the US in 2018, with ongoing outbreaks into 2019. Should you be concerned?
Spring's wet weather brings with it the growth of mold. How dangerous is it? What about "toxic mold"? Explore our FAQ about mold and mold exposure symptoms.
John Singleton's stroke and passing, and his family's fight over his healthcare decisions, highlight the need to think about medical interventions and who would make healthcare decisions on your behalf if something happened. Learn what to do and get the appropriate forms.
Sometimes, whether we plan to or not, we have to switch healthcare providers. Whatever the reason, there are a few important things to remember about how to change doctors. We spoke with Mohan Nadkarni, MD, who gave us some tips for a smooth transition.