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.
Understanding the physiological changes happening in your body — and how those fluctuations affect your mood, sleep, eating habits and more — empowers you to alter your behaviors and habits. The goal: to maximize your potential week to week.
Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? Nicole Deal, MD, a specialist in hand surgery at the UVA Hand Center, helped answer the question.
Having multiple prescriptions could accidentally lead to medication mishaps. Get tips for understanding your medications and managing them safely.
What in the world does it mean when you hear someone say “triple-negative breast cancer” or “hormone-receptor positive breast cancer”? Learn about the different types of breast cancer.