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University of Virginia Medical Center Named One of Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals for Inpatient Cardiovascular Care

January 10, 2011

The University of Virginia Medical Center has been designated one of the nation’s 100 top-performing hospitals for… read more >

New Medication Clinically Tested at UVA Health System Proves an Effective Therapy for Pre-Menopausal Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

January 10, 2011

“Women simply shouldn’t have to live with a distressing lack of sexual desire,” asserts Anita Clayton, MD,… read more >

Heart Transplant Recipient Surprises Her UVA Cardiologist With Framed Gold Medal, One of Three She Won at 2009 World Games

January 10, 2011

University of Virginia Health System patient Anne Kirchmier has added new meaning to the expression, “heart of… read more >

UVA School of Medicine Vice President and Dean Steven T. DeKosky, MD Appointed to National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

January 10, 2011

University of Virginia School of Medicine Vice President and Dean Steven T. DeKosky, MD, has been appointed… read more >

UVA Nurses to Distribute $12,000 in Supplies for Teens to Community Agencies

January 10, 2011

When the UVA Medical Center received Magnet Designation in 2006 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, nurses… read more >

UVA Researchers Develop Breakthrough Method That Could Eliminate Trial and Error Aspect of Many Cancer Treatments

January 10, 2011

Cancer patients don’t have time to waste, yet many must endure a tedious process of elimination as… read more >

Thanks to the Generosity of Organ Donor Families, UVA Health System Receives 2009 HRSA Medal of Honor

January 10, 2011

Marian Lawson, RN, doesn’t know how many families she and her colleagues at the University of Virginia… read more >

Stroke doctor hopes to repeat double win in race that will benefit UVA Stroke Center

January 10, 2011

When the starting gun sounds for the 2009 Walking for My Life race on September 19,… read more >

UVA center partners with Dikembe Mutombo Foundation to improve safety of African healthcare workers

January 10, 2011

One of the critical challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa’s struggling health infrastructure… read more >

Thanks to daughter’s advocacy, UVA angina patient benefits from noninvasive EECP therapy and cardiac rehabilitation

January 10, 2011

At age 76, Jackie Guild, a survivor of multiple heart attacks and strokes, has a new… read more >