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Babies, Neurological Discoveries and More: June 2015 Roundup
News & Events 7/3/2015

School’s out for the summer! Are you ready for more time with the kids? Learn some fun summer activities to do with your family in a parent’s summer survival guide. The Battle Building celebrated its one-year anniversary! It will continue to provide pediatric primary and specialty care for years to…

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Throwback Thursday: Opening the Battle Building (Video)
News & Events, Videos 6/18/2015

One year ago this week, one of UVA's most colorful buildings officially opened for business. The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital brings pediatric primary care and dozens of pediatric specialties under one roof. We've got more to celebrate this year: The building was just recognized for sustainability with a…

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Neurofibromatosis, Pregnancy and More: May 2015 Roundup
News & Events 6/4/2015

We are pleased to announce that we have received Magnet designation! According to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Magnet is an indicator of quality care and nursing excellence. Thank you to all our nurses for their continuous hard work and our staff for helping us obtain this recognition. We highlighted…

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Brain-Immune System Link A Game-Changer for Autism, MS Research
News & Events 6/3/2015

“They’ll have to change the textbooks.” That’s what Kevin Lee, PhD, chairman of the UVA Department of Neuroscience, said when he first saw the research. [caption id="attachment_10256" align="alignright" width="400"] A traditional lymphatic system drawing (left) and updated to show the brain-immune system link (right)[/caption] He wasn’t wrong. An exciting new…

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Neurofibromatosis: The Common Disease You’ve Never Heard Of
News & Events 5/29/2015

You’ve probably never heard of it, and you may not be sure how to pronounce it. Yet neurofibromatosis (NF) affects millions worldwide, according to the Children’s Tumor Foundation. And given that May is Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month, we thought we’d introduce you. Part of a group of genetic conditions that cause…

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Podcast Tuesday: Brain Tumor Treatment Research [AUDIO]
News & Events, Podcasts 5/26/2015

A brain tumor diagnosis can be devastating, especially when it’s glioblastoma, one of cancer’s deadliest forms. But researchers at UVA and around the U.S. are developing new brain cancer treatments with promising results. Get the details from neurologist Benjamin Purow, MD, in this week’s podcast. Diagnosed with a Brain Tumor?…

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Transplants, Organ Donation and More: April 2015 Roundup
News & Events 5/1/2015

[caption id="attachment_9982" align="alignright" width="346"] Click to view larger size[/caption] April is National Donate Life Month, and we featured a few blog posts about transplants and organ donation. We dispelled some of the common misconceptions about organ donation with our Setting the Record Straight post and Organ & Tissue Donation infographic.…

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Hate Cancer, Love Babies: March 2015 Roundup
News & Events 4/3/2015

Breaking news: We officially have a new blog name — Healthy Balance! Thank you all for voting, and please stay tuned for our new redesign to come! In March, we kicked off our Maternity Monday series! Follow the series every week as we journey through preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.…

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The New Blog Name Is…
News & Events 4/1/2015

Thanks to all who voted for the new blog name! Between the two options, Healthy Balance and Healthful, Healthy Balance won with 70 percent of the votes. We’ll be redesigning our blog in the coming months. Stay tuned!

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