Topic: Health

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

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Can you heat a home with computers? Do social safety net programs work? How long does it take high-fat foods to clog your arteries?

Summer 2012

After Disaster Strikes

After Disaster Strikes

Matthew Miller’s incredible story of recovery

Matthew Miller's incredible story of recovery, written by a fellow UVA grad.

Summer 2012

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Highlights

Getting a Read on Ryan

Getting a Read on Ryan

UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.