The holidays can be a great reason to travel home and see family. For the adult children of aging parents, though, those trips can carry extra stress: a chance to see how Mom and Dad are doing at home. Learn what to watch for.
It’s happened to everyone at least once – you’ve left the doctor’s office confused. You’re asking yourself, “What’s wrong with me again? What are my options? What does my treatment include?” Try these 10 tips for getting more out of your visit.
Health disparities in Charlottesville occur due to racism, poverty, food insecurity. Learn about PIECES Iris, a new community collaboration to meet these needs & improve health.
What's hurting us most? UVA experts explain the relationship between wellness and factors of race, food, and class. Find out which social determinants of health most impact the health of our community here in the Charlottesville area.
Are poinsettias toxic? What about mistletoe or holly? Get the facts about poisonous holiday plants and safety tips from Blue Ridge Poison Center experts.
For this year's holiday dinner, when you're planning the menu and preparing the food, it's important to remember these food safety tips.
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.
For the more than 16% of Virginians who speak a language other than English, the healthcare environment is more than just intimidating. It can be inaccessible. A UVA certified medical interpreter offers tips to ensure your non-English speaking friends and family make the most of the resources available and receive optimal care.
For those who prefer to try lowering cholesterol naturally, there are alternatives to statins that have proven effective.
The rhythm method requires you to carefully monitor your menstrual cycle. You can then identify when you’re most fertile and likely to get pregnant.