Coronavirus Prevention Myths: No, You Shouldn’t Coat Your Body in Hand Sanitizer

Coronavirus Prevention Myths: No, You Shouldn’t Coat Your Body in Hand Sanitizer

Researchers are working on coronavirus vaccines and treatments. In the meantime, don’t believe everything you read on the internet. Let’s take a look at some of the rumors.
Quarantine & Outbreak: How to Keep Your Kids Calm About Coronavirus

Quarantine & Outbreak: How to Keep Your Kids Calm About Coronavirus

Panic, stress, fear: Your kids have been exposed to all of this. What do you say? How do you keep your kids calm about coronavirus?
Evelyn & Frank: From Signs of Heart Failure to a Remarkable Recovery

Evelyn & Frank: From Signs of Heart Failure to a Remarkable Recovery

Evelyn Walton's first signs of heart failure were noticed immediately. Her tough spirit, combined with UVA's expert care team, led to a remarkable recovery.

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What People Are Saying

Check out these recent blog mentions about UVA Health:

Waiting for a Transplant: A Philadelphia resident awaiting a liver transplant blogged about his experience visiting UVA’s liver transplant team. “I have to tell you, I am really looking to get transplanted at UVA. I really liked these folks and I…

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Caring for Moms and Newborns

At UVA, we’re providing mother-baby-centered care to our moms and our littlest patients. With this approach, one nurse provides care for both the mother and baby (instead of the traditional approach where one nurse cares for mom and another nurse cares for baby).

Studies show there are benefits to this…

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Get Exercise, Help Kids

“Run 10 miles? Are you kidding me?”

If that’s your response to some of the local races, you’re not alone. Charlottesville has an almost overwhelming number of walks and runs that raise…

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Heart Failure: Are You At Risk?

Tony was only 53. But he was often short of breath and too tired to play with his kids or enjoy golf. We often think heart failure only happens to older people, but younger adults like Tony with other (sometimes undiagnosed) heart conditions or other risk factors can also…

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Mammogram Advice for Your 30s, 40s and Beyond

Breast care got really confusing a while back when recommendations were released for mammography screenings.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) — a group of health experts — recommended that women start mammograms at age 50, instead of 40. Different groups, like the American Cancer Society, all weighed in…

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Welcome

Welcome to UVA Health System’s blog. This blog is a place to share stories about our patients, our staff, our services and more. We’ll also share timely health tips for families and kids. And we’ll let you know about the lifesaving treatments we’re pioneering at UVA and the ways…