Mary's herniated disc caused a lot of leg and back pain. She put off surgery for years, fearing complications. Ultimately, she decided to go for spinal fusion surgery. Read & watch her story.
Anisometropia is a condition where one eye has significantly better vision than the other. That difference puts strain on the brain and can cause bad headaches. Watch Evan Kaufman, OD, explain this condition.
What happens when your body can’t fight an infection and the infection keeps getting worse? That infection can turn into something called septic shock. Watch Taison Bell, MD, explain this condition.
You might think artificial sweeteners are healthier alternatives. However, studies have linked them to serious health problems like dementia, type 2 diabetes and now, stroke.
Sherita N. Chapman Smith, MD, is a neurologist, dual-certified in general and vascular neurology within the stroke division. She helps patients prevent and recover from all types of strokes.
Michael Devitt, MD, is a hematologist/oncologist treating patients with cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidneys and testicles.
Meena Kannan, MD, is a neurologist specializing in neuroimmunology. She examines these two complex systems to further understand certain neurological diseases.
Watch a video to learn who should and who should not make aspirin therapy part of their daily routine.
Watch this video to figure out why UVA OB-GYN JoAnn Pinkerton says hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the "gold standard" for severe menopause symptoms.
It was a busy holiday season at the Health System. Take a look back at some of the ways we were able to celebrate with our patients, team members and the community.