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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Protect Infants (And Yourself) From Whooping Cough

Whooping cough has been all over the news. So far this year, almost 18,000 cases of this contagious disease, also known as pertussis, have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CNN reports. Nine babies have died from the disease.

Why are babies more at risk?…