Author: Megan Rowe
Posts by Megan Rowe
As stay-at-home orders begin to ease, you should be thinking about more than going to your favorite restaurant. Now is the time to also reschedule medical care you may have postponed.
Your thyroid may be small, but it’s a workhorse when it comes to keeping you healthy. When it produces too much or not enough hormones, it can affect everything from your weight to your energy level.
Many states, including Virginia, have eased restrictions around elective surgeries and appointments. Take a quiz to find out if it's time to reschedule.
With the coronavirus in Virginia, you probably don't want to go to the ER right now. But if you're having symptoms of a heart attack, stroke or other serious condition, you need to call 911.
Currently, there’s no cure for the coronavirus (COVID-19). But UVA has joined a national coronavirus clinical trial testing an antiviral drug.
Besides treating colorectal cancers, Friel is also a vocal advocate for colorectal cancer screening. Read about what makes him passionate enough to dress up as "Paulie Polyp."
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.