Skip to main content UVA Health logo of UVA Health
Healthy Balance

Category: General Health (Page 3)

sick older woman having a virtual medical appointment at her table
Virtual Visits: 7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Remote Appointment
General Health 7/29/2020

If you can video chat with family and friends from home, you can probably do a virtual visit with your doctor. Today, most doctors are offering virtual appointments for routine and sick visits. Most insurance carriers are covering these remote visits. We’re even offering virtual urgent care. Since you don’t…

Little girl getting an x-ray, diagnostic medical imaging
Need an X-Ray? 3 Things You Need to Know About Diagnostic Medical Imaging
General Health 7/22/2020

Doctors have been using diagnostic medical imaging for decades. The technology has improved significantly in recent years, making the tests more accurate and safer than ever before. Yet thanks to some common myths and misconceptions, some people still shy away from getting scanned.  Diagnostic medical physicist Allen Goode, MS, DABR, sets…

Subscribe for Updates

Get stories & health tips every week