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Pay Attention: The Medicine of Mindfulness

Each Monday this month, we’re looking at the UVA Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Program.

It starts like this.

You’re driving down the road. Another driver pulls out, cuts you off without even looking. Or the truck behind you tailgates too close.

Even before your brain registers what’s happening, your body reacts. The…

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X-Rays: Are They Safe?

Medical imaging tests help doctors diagnose diseases, from kidney stones and appendicitis to blockages in the coronary arteries and cancer.

But a recent wave of national news headlines say Americans may be having too many medical imaging procedures, exposing them to potentially harmful radiation.

So should you be concerned about screening…