Author: Luis Soler Rivera
Posts by Luis Soler Rivera
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.
Heartburn is a very common condition that, in some people, can also be a sign of a heart attack. How do you know if it's just heartburn or heart attack?
Reports of laundry pod ingestions, such as Tide Pods, have been in the news lately. The Blue Ridge Poison Center weighs in on this phenomenon.
About 42 percent of Americans experience heartburn at some point. What exactly is it? We spoke with Bryan Sauer, MD, about this common ailment.