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Life in Balance Sharing Is Caring This simple act keeps us connected to the people and resources that matter A FAmIly HeAltH mAgAzIne From tHe UnIverSIty oF vIrgInIA HeAltH SyStem To update your address or send Vim & Vigor to a friend, call 888-882-9892. vice President and Chief executive officer, University of virginia medical Center R. Edward Howell marketing Director W Robyn Reynolds regional editor Kelly Casey e all love to share. Chances are, you’ve passed along a Vim & Vigor article to your spouse, sister or friend. (We know because many of you have told us so in reader surveys.) Sharing has always been part of human nature. But in today’s world of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube—and countless other social media outlets—sharing has taken on a whole new meaning. The Internet is a wonderful way to stay connected—even up to the minute—with distant friends and family. It’s also a great way to stay connected to UVA Health System. We have a lot to share. After all, there is a UVA expert on almost every imaginable health topic. We also have a team of great writers to bring you this expertise in a clear and concise format. Four times a year, it comes in the form of this award-winning magazine. But now you can hear from us, and share your thoughts with us, anytime through our blog (, Facebook page ( and Twitter feed ( It just takes a minute to like us or follow us. Vim & Vigor has also joined the digital world. We’ll still keep bringing you the printed version of the magazine, but now you can enjoy our e-zine at This makes it easy to share an article with anyone, anywhere (maybe even all 243 of your Facebook friends). To celebrate Vigor’s e-zine debut, we’re giving away an iPad to one lucky reader. See the postcard inside this issue for details on how to enter to win. You don’t need to be tech savvy to enjoy Vim & Vigor online; flip through the pages just as you do with the print version. And if you have (or win!) an iPad, the Vigor e-zine will be formatted for this popular device. Although we have lots of new ways to share information with you, we hope you’ll use our social media sites to send us your thoughts and questions. We want to hear from you about what topics you’d like us to cover in Vim & Vigor or on our blog, or maybe even how an article (or care at UVA) affected your life. Whether in print or online, our goal is to bring you expert advice that enhances your life—advice you’ll want to pass along to family and friends. Yours in health, regional Art Director Diane Butler ProDUCtIon editorial Executive V.P./Chief Creative Officer: Beth Tomkiw Editor-in-Chief: Shelley Flannery Editors: Erin Feeney, Sam Mittelsteadt, Matt Morgan, Ellen Olson, Tom Weede Copy Editor: C.J. Hutchinson Design Managing Art Director: Adele Mulford Art Directors: Rod Karmenzind, Monya Mollohan, Kay Morrow Production Senior Production Manager: Laura Marlowe Special Projects Coordinator: Jenny Babich Imaging Specialist: Dane Nordine Production Technology Specialists: Julie Chan, Sonia Washington Circulation V.P./Business Intelligence Group: Patrick Kehoe Postal Affairs & Logistics Director: Joseph Abeyta ClIent ServICeS V.P./Sales & Product Development: Chad Rose, 888-626-8779 V.P./Client Services & Strategy: Andrea Parsons Account Managers: Carey Ballard, Barbara Mohr, Paul Peterson, Ryan Smeets ADmInIStrAtIon Vim & Vigor Founder: J. Barry Johnson Chairman: Preston V. McMurry Jr. Chief Executive Officer: Christopher McMurry Chief Financial Officer: Clarke Rea President: Fred Petrovsky P.O. Box 800224 Charlottesville, VA 22908 If you wish to be removed from the mailing list, please tear off the shipping label and mail it to Remove Me, P.O. Box 17910, Phoenix, AZ 85011, or go to Vim & Vigor,TM Summer 2012, Volume 28, Number 2, is published quarterly by McMurry, McMurry Campus Center, 1010 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85014, 602-395-5850. Vim & VigorTM is published for the purpose of disseminating health-related information for the well-being of the general public and its subscribers. The information contained in Vim & VigorTM is not intended for the purpose of diagnosing or prescribing. Please consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment and/or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. Vim & VigorTM does not accept advertising promoting the consumption of alcohol or tobacco. Copyright © 2012 by McMurry. All rights reserved. Subscriptions in U.S.: $4 for one year (4 issues). Single copies: $2.95. For subscriptions and address changes, write: Circulation Manager, Vim & Vigor,TM McMurry Campus Center, 1010 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85014. Susan Kirk, M.D. University of Virginia Health System 2 Vim & Vigor • Sum m er 2 012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2012 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2012 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
Healthy Dose
Vein Attraction
A Clear Focus on Fibroids
Compassionate Care
The Breakfast Club
Arthritis Answers
A TV Guide to Radiology
Take Aim
It Might NOT Be Cancer
Colin Firth
Step Up to the Plate
Life After Cancer
Get Dad to the Doc
Virtual Health
In Her Element
A Virginia Man Climbs Above Heart Attack and Heart Failure
Too Young for a Stroke? Think Again

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2012 - University of Virginia