Author: Luis Soler Rivera
Posts by Luis Soler Rivera
You're probably getting ready for holiday events to enjoy with friends and family. In order to maintain your diets and health during the season, check out these healthy holiday recipes that are bound to be party hits!
Coming up with gift ideas for someone during the holiday season can feel confusing and stressful, especially when that person has special health needs.
Watch Jared Christophel, MD, discuss plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery options at UVA for cases of traumatic facial fractures.
Today, the number of people in their 40’s and 50’s having hip replacement surgery is increasing. Age used to be a major factor in determining if it was a good option, but today’s replacement joints are more durable and last longer than before. If you're having trouble with your hip joint, hip replacement may be an option for you.
The fitness world is full of misinformation. Working out incorrectly can lead to disappointment, hold you back at the gym or may even lead to injury. We'll help you get back on track by reviewing these fitness myths and the truth behind them.
Fitness appears to be important in keeping the aging mind sharp. In addition to lowering stress, boosting your mood and helping you sleep, physical activity reduces inflammation and helps maintain blood vessels and brain cells. Learn more about it for Healthy Aging Month.
Feeling down on occasion is normal. But when you feel bouts of sadness, hopelessness, irritability or disinterest lasting for more than two weeks, it may be depression. Know the difference between depression and the blues – and why you need to get help.
It’s important to prepare for unexpected emergencies. During severe weather or other disasters, you may need to shelter in place. Read about what to expect and what you'll need to be ready for an emergency.
A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a common birth defect that makes you more likely to have a stroke. Watch Scott Lim, MD, talk about PFO closure and how it improve the lives of young people following their first stroke.
Elizabeth Beasley, community relations lead at the UVA Health System, connects the HS and team members with local community health opportunities.