"You don't know how strong you are until you have to be," reflects Stephanie Nuckols on her baby Blaze's hearing loss and cochlear implants. For Stephanie, learning that Blaze was born without the ability to hear meant she had to make some difficult decisions about his life.
In 2008, Matt Miller swerved on an uphill bike climb in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As he veered left, he met head-on with a Porsche traveling downhill at 40 mph. In an instant, the trauma would change his life forever.
Recovering from the physical injuries of a medical trauma is just the beginning. Learn how one patient overcame the emotional impact as well.
Do you really need to get the flu vaccine every year? Get the answer to this question and more from a local UVA pediatrician, Susan Werner, MD.
Wondering what to do with the leftover Halloween candy? It's time to find some creative ways to help your kids manage their candy stash in a healthy way.
The rhythm method requires you to carefully monitor your menstrual cycle. You can then identify when you’re most fertile and likely to get pregnant.
Most of us don't want to think about whether we'll get cancer, but it's an important discussion to have with your provider. Inherited gene mutations cause many breast, ovarian and endometrial cancers.
Understanding the physiological changes happening in your body — and how those fluctuations affect your mood, sleep, eating habits and more — empowers you to alter your behaviors and habits. The goal: to maximize your potential week to week.
Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? Nicole Deal, MD, a specialist in hand surgery at the UVA Hand Center, helped answer the question.
Having multiple prescriptions could accidentally lead to medication mishaps. Get tips for understanding your medications and managing them safely.
These Halloween safety tips will help ensure that trick-or-treating this year brings nothing but smiles (and maybe just a bit too much candy!).
Genetic mutations can give some women a greater than 70% chance of developing breast cancer. Learn why some women, including Angelina Jolie choose to have a double mastectomy to reduce that chance.
What in the world does it mean when you hear someone say “triple-negative breast cancer” or “hormone-receptor positive breast cancer”? Learn about the different types of breast cancer.