Author: Megan Rowe
Posts by Megan Rowe
As the Healthy Balance editor, I thought we published some particularly great research and health articles this year. Check out 20 of my favorites — my personal top stories of 2019.
When Marcia was diagnosed with melanoma in her pinky finger, her first doctor recommended amputation. Instead of accepting this, she got multiple opinions and found a surgery team at UVA who could save her finger.
Urologic oncologist Sumit Isharwal treats patients with bladder, prostate, kidney & testicular cancer. Watch his video & find out why he loves urologic surgery.
When Brenda Lawson found a bat in her bedroom, she didn't think it was a big deal. But later she realized she was at risk for rabies, a fatal disease. Read her story.
Everyone is curious about the entire UVA hospital expansion project. What does the emergency room interior look like? How different will it be for patients? Here’s everything you need to know.
You probably know someone who’s had Lyme disease. But every year, Virginia residents are diagnosed with two other tick-borne illnesses: Rocky Mountain spotted fever and ehrlichiosis.
Although providers can reverse and stop a stroke with various therapies, it remains the number one reason why adults go into nursing homes. You can't do something about every risk factor, but here are five within your control.
Is sugar really so unhealthy? Are less-processed alternatives to white sugar, like agave and honey, healthier? Or tastier? We'll answer these questions in this new series.
In Virginia, opioid deaths have increased substantially since 1999, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. How can we prevent more tragedies?
Watch this video to figure out why UVA OB-GYN JoAnn Pinkerton says hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the "gold standard" for severe menopause symptoms.