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News & Events (Page 18)

Get the latest health news from UVA hospital. Learn about current events, clinical trials, medical research taking place here in Charlottesville.

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New Guidelines for Patients Considering Weight Loss Surgery
News & Events 6/7/2011

Peter T. Hallowell, MD, a surgeon and the director of the bariatric program at UVA, contributed this post. Obesity has become an epidemic in America. More than a third of Americans are obese, meaning their weight could be hurting their health. Obesity increases the risk for chronic health conditions, including:…

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Cancer Clinical Trials, Explained
News & Events 5/31/2011

Paula Fracasso, MD, PhD, deputy director of our Cancer Center and a board-certified medical oncologist, contributed this post. Cancer touches everyone. If you haven’t had it, the chances are high that a close family member or friend has - 1.5 million adults are diagnosed with cancer each year, and 40…

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What People Are Saying
News & Events 5/27/2011

Check out these recent blog mentions about UVA Health: Waiting for a Transplant: A Philadelphia resident awaiting a liver transplant blogged about his experience visiting UVA's liver transplant team. "I have to tell you, I am really looking to get transplanted at UVA. I really liked these folks and I…

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Welcome
News & Events 5/20/2011

Welcome to UVA Health System’s blog. This blog is a place to share stories about our patients, our staff, our services and more. We’ll also share timely health tips for families and kids. And we’ll let you know about the lifesaving treatments we’re pioneering at UVA and the ways our…

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