Stop Smoking: One More Reason to Quit for Good

Stop Smoking: One More Reason to Quit for Good

Smoking has been attributed to a variety of illnesses, including heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer. But smoking also may put you at increased risk for complications of coronavirus.
Quiz: Is Now the Time to Reschedule that Postponed Surgery?

Quiz: Is Now the Time to Reschedule that Postponed Surgery?

Many states, including Virginia, have eased restrictions around elective surgeries and appointments. Take a quiz to find out if it's time to reschedule.
Myths vs. Facts About Virtual Medical Appointments

Myths vs. Facts About Virtual Medical Appointments

Healthcare systems like UVA have been using virtual medical appointments to connect patients and caregivers for more than two decades. However, telemedicine has become a necessity due to the quarantine.
Kids Asking Questions About Coronavirus? A Pediatrician Answers Them

Kids Asking Questions About Coronavirus? A Pediatrician Answers Them

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a challenging time for all of us. Your kids might be asking questions about the coronavirus. How do you answer them?

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Seven Asthma Myths and Facts You Need to Know

Asthma attacks peak during October in Charlottesville and all over the country. That’s because children have been back in school long enough to start spreading cold germs, which can trigger asthma attacks, explains W. Gerald Teague, MD, a UVA pediatric pulmonologist (lung specialist) and asthma researcher.

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A Vision for Better Eye Care

There’s no better way to ensure a lifetime of good vision than by getting regular preventive care for your eyes.

UVA is still the place to come for high-risk corneal transplants, eye tumor care and all manner of ocular surgery, but UVA ophthalmologists want you to think of them for…

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UVA Hand Center: A Visit With Dr. Chhabra

The place is lovely. With a flat-screen TV, stylish yet comfortable chairs and gorgeous art on the walls, the UVA Hand Center lobby feels more like a contemporary living room than a waiting room.

When I meet Bobby Chhabra, MD, the co-director of the center, he explains the origins…