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Get Heart Smart During Heart Month [PODCAST]
Prevention, Videos 2/14/2014

Heart disease kills more people than cancer, car accidents or anything else. And did you know? Structural defects, genetics and aging cause many of these deadly heart diseases. February is Heart Month. Take this opportunity to try some of the following fun ways to educate yourself and get heart smart…

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Diet Dangers for Cancer & Heart Patients, Q&A Part 3, Fad Diets
Nutrition, Prevention 1/23/2014

It’s one thing to experiment with fad diets when you’re relatively healthy. But people dealing with health issues, especially cancer and heart problems, need to be extra careful. In this third installment of our Fad Diet Q&A series, UVA nutritionists Carole Havrila and Katherine Basbaum tell us what diet elements…

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Mended Hearts: A Support Group for Cardiac Patients
News & Events 8/29/2013

This post comes to us from Jess Hoy, a summer intern in the marketing and communications department. Recovering from or undergoing any kind of treatment is difficult. Physical pain can become a daily struggle. Not to mention the emotional battle and burden placed on caregivers and loved ones. [caption id="attachment_7123"…

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In a Heartbeat: Alden’s Cardiac Arrest Story
Patient Stories 4/18/2013

Last year, Alden Moreton and his dad, Paul, decided to train for and run the Dominion River Rock 5k in Richmond. [caption id="attachment_6241" align="alignright" width="274"] Alden Moreton, who collapsed from cardiac arrest during a race last year[/caption] Then 12 years old, Alden was on both the football and lacrosse team…

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