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Good News for Meat Lovers

Good News for Meat Lovers

Three studies published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveal that lean beef can be good for you.

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While most parents are good at keeping track of vaccines their kids need to stay healthy, many adults don’t realize there are immunizations important for keeping themselves heart-healthy, as well.

New Use for Skin Medicine

New Use for Skin Medicine

A monoclonal antibody used to treat asthma and eczema can improve survival for patients with moderate to severe COVID-19, a clinical trial conducted at UVA Health suggests.

New Tool For Dialysis Patients

New Tool For Dialysis Patients

In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, new University of Virginia Health research reveals that a factory-calibrated, continuous glucose monitor may be sufficiently accurate for use by people on dialysis, a group often plagued by dangerous swings in blood-sugar levels.

Support Mental Health In Rural America

Support Mental Health In Rural America

Throughout many parts of the country, an increased understanding of mental health has led to enhanced awareness of its importance. However, in some instances, a gap remains between understanding mental health and embracing solutions, particularly in rural areas.

The Heart-Brain Connection

The Heart-Brain Connection

The same risk factors that contribute to making heart disease the leading cause of death worldwide also affect the rising global prevalence of brain disease, including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

What You Need To Know About Cholesterol

What You Need To Know About Cholesterol

Understanding and improving cholesterol is important for people of all ages, including children and teens. Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help keep your heart healthy and lower your chances of getting heart disease or having a stroke. High cholesterol usually has no symptoms. In fact, about 38% of adults in the United States are diagnosed with high cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association.