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Hydronephrosis: A Common Prenatal Kidney Condition
Kids, Podcasts 2/16/2016

Hydronephrosis is the most common disorder identified in babies during prenatal ultrasounds. With this prenatal kidney condition, the baby has kidney swelling due to a buildup of fluid. In severe cases, the baby isn't urinating, and urine can back up in the body and compress kidney tissue.

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Be Healthy in Your 30s
Prevention 1/21/2016

As you age, your risk for certain health issues changes. We talked with Karl Clebak, MD, for his advice on things to keep an eye on during your 30s and tips to stay healthy throughout the coming years. Clebak is a primary care doctor who works at the UVA Lake…

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Maternity Monday: Working Out While Pregnant
Kids, Maternity Monday 4/27/2015

Spoiler alert: Your body is going to change when you get pregnant. It’s healthy and normal to gain weight throughout your pregnancy, but at the same time you can gain too much weight. Keeping yourself in shape may not be in the forefront of your mind, but doctors say that…

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Maternity Monday: All About Gestational Diabetes
Kids, Maternity Monday 4/20/2015

Gestational diabetes is a common condition that affects up to 10 percent of pregnant women. We talked to Annelee Boyle, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at UVA Health System to find out more about it. [caption id="attachment_9620" align="alignright" width="350"] Join us as we journey through preconception, pregnancy, childbirth and beyond…

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Babies, The Heimlich and Celiac Disease: January 2015 Roundup [VIDEO]
News & Events, Videos 2/6/2015

[caption id="attachment_9108" align="alignright" width="200"] Have celiac disease? Lentils are gluten-free and add texture and protein to your meals.[/caption] These three things don’t sound related, but we wrote about all of them in January 2015, and then some. For celiac disease sufferers, avoiding gluten is essential. One writer shared her personal…

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Cervical Cancer and the HPV Vaccine
Kids 1/6/2014

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In 2012, 13,000 women in the U.S. were diagnosed and 7,000 died, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). These rates have dropped sharply in the past 40 years, thanks to pap tests that help healthcare providers catch and treat precancerous…

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New Doctors in Charlottesville: An Introduction
People of UVA 10/1/2012

We have many new doctors here at UVA, and we wanted to introduce you to a few here on the blog. Andra James, MD Andra James, MD, brings expertise in women’s health, from obstetrics and gynecology to maternal-fetal medicine. She is involved nationally and internationally in activities to improve healthcare for…

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