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Contents
WINTER 2017

THE BIG
STORY

Go ahead and give
cabbage a chance.
PAGE 46

Stretch yourself
to achieve better
habits for life.
PAGE 14

IN EVERY ISSUE

FEATURES

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Making Headway
UVA clinic offers three
key elements of care
for patients with cancer that
has spread to the brain.
An Educated Patient
One week after surgery for colon cancer,
Jim enjoyed Thanksgiving
dinner at home.

10

Act 2
BlackĖ™ish
actor Anthony
Anderson expected his diabetes diagnosis, but even he
didn't know how
he'd rise to the
challenge to
get healthy.

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You,
Improved
Small changes can
have a big impact on your
heart health and fitness.

Planning for
Peace of Mind
If you don't have a
plan in place in case of illness
or death, don't worry. Take
action now, and then relax.

Shots for
Grown-Ups
You already
know your kids need
immunizations. But guess
what? You do, too.

Miracle on
the Mountain
William survived
a massive heart attack
while camping on a remote
Virginia mountain.

Slip Not
A new outpatient
procedure keeps
a young athlete's knee in
place.

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Friendship
After Stroke
Two women find
a friendship and a cure for
the ticking time bomb in their
brains-a leading cause of
stroke among the young.

52

From Miraculous
to Standard
of Care
Celebrating 50 years of
transplantation at UVA.

2 Life in Balance: Little
Tweaks Add Up
3 Make 1 Change: Skip the
New Year's Resolution
32 The Quick List
33 This Just In
38 The Truth About Opioids
40 How To: Meditate
42 Quiz: Freak Out or
Chill Out?
44 At a Glance: Strength
Training
46 In the Market: Cabbage
48 Health by the Numbers:
Cancer Death Rates

Face-lifts for
mac and cheese
and green bean
casserole.
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Facing Illness
Head On

A rare condition nearly
cost Angela her life. With
support from her husband
and a team of UVA doctors,
she has a positive outlook.

COVER PHOTO BY GETTY/JESSE GRANT/STRINGER; INSET PHOTO OF ANTHONY ANDERSON BY GETTY/MAARTEN DE BOER

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