Plant-Based Burgers and Meat: Are They Healthy?

Plant-Based Burgers and Meat: Are They Healthy?

Plant-based burgers and meat are still one of the top trending food items. But, is eating plant-based burgers instead of the real thing really good for you? Registered dietician Katherine Basbaum gives some insight.
Infographic: Hidden Sugars – Unexpected Sugars in What You Eat and Drink

Infographic: Hidden Sugars – Unexpected Sugars in What You Eat and Drink

Food labels don’t currently distinguish between added sugar and natural sugar. It takes more work for people to read labels and find these hidden sugars.
Terry Tigner’s Weight Loss Surgery: A Stubborn Candidate Finds Her Way

Terry Tigner’s Weight Loss Surgery: A Stubborn Candidate Finds Her Way

Terry Tigner knew she needed to lose weight, but weight loss surgery wasn't part of her plan. Her friend Angela Taylor and the UVA bariatrics team provided the support and encouragement needed to take the first step.

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Incontinence: The Common Problem You’re Not Talking About

Elisa Trowbridge, MD, who works with patients with pelvic floor disorders, contributed this post.

It’s an extremely common medical problem that most people don’t discuss in polite company: urine leakage.

This embarrassing problem affects 40 percent of women in the United States in one of the following forms:

Stress incontinence, or leaking…

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Breastfeeding in the NICU

Breastfeeding Challenges
When I had my first child, I had no idea that breastfeeding would take work. Like most babies born at or after their due date, my newborn daughter was equipped with…