Effects of Sugar on the Brain: Cravings and Inflammation

Effects of Sugar on the Brain: Cravings and Inflammation

We’ve got a pretty good idea of what happens to our bodies when we eat too much sugar. But what about our brains? What are the effects of sugar on the brain?
Are Tattoos Bad? Tattoo Health Hazards You Should Know About

Are Tattoos Bad? Tattoo Health Hazards You Should Know About

The ink used in tattoos can have heavy metals and other cancer-causing toxins. Ryan Smith, MD, discusses some of the risks you should know before getting a tattoo.
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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