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Are You Taking the Right Cold Medicine?
General Health 2/4/2019

The cold and flu aisle at your local pharmacy is filled with a seemingly endless supply of remedies offering symptom relief. But keep in mind there is no cure for the common cold and medication won’t shorten the duration of your illness

UVA research found Medicare spends more on prescriptions for patients with kidney disease
Research Roundup: March 2016
News & Events 4/1/2016

This month, our researchers unveiled discoveries about conditions that affect millions in the U.S.: stroke, kidney disease and diabetes (a major cause of kidney disease). What does this mean for you? Better tools for diagnosis and treatment.

How Tom Hanks Manages Type 2 Diabetes
News & Events 11/12/2015

When you think of Tom Hanks, you might think of his iconic performances in "Saving Private Ryan" and "Forrest Gump." But Vim & Vigor, our family health magazine, featured Hanks on the cover for another reason. Like millions of Americans, he has type 2 diabetes. [caption id="attachment_10916" align="alignright" width="350"] Savannah…

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Treating Critical Limb Ischemia (Podcast Tuesday)
Podcasts, Prevention 8/4/2015

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an obstruction of the arteries so severe it can greatly reduce blood flow to the arms and legs. This critical condition, which most often affects smokers and diabetics, can have dire consequences if left untreated, including skin ulcers, sores, and even amputation. In this week’s…

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