Category: Medical Subspecialties



Safe Medication Disposal: Blue Ridge Poison Center Offers Important Tips

March 24, 2017

In 2015, nearly 57 percent of all poison exposure cases nationwide involved prescription or over-the-counter medicines. As such, it’s… read more >

Online insomnia program can improve sleep for many, study finds

November 30, 2016

An online program designed to help people overcome insomnia significantly improves both the amount and quality of… read more >

UVA Receives Federal Grant to Fight Southwest Virginia Opioid Epidemic

July 11, 2016

A federal grant to the University of Virginia Health System will help battle the opioid epidemic in Southwest Virginia… read more >

Kidney disease: Report charts mammoth problem for the United States

March 28, 2016

A sweeping new report assessing chronic kidney disease in the United States offers startling statistics about a… read more >

Vessel discovery a major step toward growing kidneys

December 16, 2015

In a significant step toward growing replacement kidneys, researchers at the School of Medicine have… read more >

UVA added to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

December 2, 2015

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has selected University of Virginia Health System to join the foundation’s PFF Care Center Network…. read more >