Heart disease depends on a number of factors, but metabolic syndrome refers to five measures that are commonly seen in patients who are likely to have a stroke, a heart attack or coronary artery disease. Find out if you're at risk. More »
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LGBTQ people often face or fear bias when seeing the doctor. So they don't go, even though they're at high risk for obesity, heart disease, and other stress-related conditions. Providers describe what they're doing to make UVA a safe space to get care. More »
Hot flashes, weight gain, low libido wrinkles: Menopause can feel like it's ruining your life. JoAnn Pinkerton, MD, walks us through 7 steps you can take to get control again. More »
A mysterious pain in your neck could get treated with physical therapy. You could also be at risk for an aneurysm or blood clot and need surgery. Vascular surgeon Margaret Tracci, MD, explains the variations of thoracic outlet syndrome. More »
Back-to-school time means kids are spreading germs around. Ann Morey, MD, discusses what she's seeing in the clinic this month. More »
Islet cell transplants can help treat patients with diabetes or chronic pancreatitis. Learn more about the UVA islet cell transplant program in this video with Kenneth Brayman, MD. More »