Topic: Health

A Real Lifesaver

A Real Lifesaver

UVA medical student identifies patient with a deadly condition in training session

During a training session at UVA’s School of Medicine last spring, medical student Ryan Jones (Col ’09, Med ’14) examined Jim Malloy, a “standardized patient.”...

Spring 2014

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

A career coach’s advice on how to figure out what you really want to do for work

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

February 18, 2014

Everyday Mindfulness

Everyday Mindfulness

Pay attention to the moments in your day

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday routine to defuse stress and lead a healthier, happier life.

February 18, 2014

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Paying attention to how you eat can lead to big health benefits

Nutrition experts at UVA explain how to eat mindfully and enjoy some of the potential benefits.

February 18, 2014

Kinesiology Program Gets Moving

Kinesiology Program Gets Moving

UVA’s Curry School of Education is elevating its kinesiology program to department status. The recognition that inactivity represents a major societal concern has led to...

Winter 2013

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Standing up at work could save your life

Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.

November 19, 2013

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital.

Summer 2013

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Researchers at UVA test out a handheld ultrasound device, a scalpel-free brain surgery method and a cancer-fighting protein.

Summer 2013

Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines

Rare and astonishing equipment fuels science and medicine at UVA

Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.

Winter 2012

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

How an unlikely pair came to share the same commitment

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

Winter 2012

The Evolution of Depression

The Evolution of Depression

How depression might—or might not—be a biological adaptation

A UVA psychiatrist believes that depression is a biological adaption and must have an upside.

Summer 2012

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Highlights

A Hat Tip to UVA

A Hat Tip to UVA

Other schools’ alumni love their alma maters too. But it’s just not the same. Here’s why.

Serpentine Timeline

Serpentine Timeline

Study up on the twists and turns of UVA's history, from the laying of the cornerstone to the inauguration of the ninth president.