Vim & Vigor - Summer 2014 - University of Virginia - (Page 1)

CONTENTS SPECIAL Finding a Way Out of Grief How do you recover from the loss of your child? For Jennifer Raymond of Charlottesville, she poured herself into a new profession: nursing. 49 DEPARTMENTS 2 Life in Balance Head injuries are all too common. Thankfully, new UVA research and a dedicated clinic mean comprehensive and accessible treatment for concussions. 46 Virtual Health The gluten-free gourmet, finding Dr. Right, cool health trackers, and more. 3 6 10 16 20 COVER PHOTO BY FRED THORNHILL/REUTERS/CORBIS 24 FEATURES A Peanut a Day to Keep Allergies at Bay? Sixteen children-each with severe peanut allergies-no longer fear this ubiquitous legume. How is that possible? Close Watch on a Young Brain Children with epilepsy now have their own monitoring unit at UVA Children's Hospital. Stress SOS What's the best way to lower your stress level: yoga or an hour of TV? You might be surprised. Plus, how to prevent the summertime blues. The Truth About Sunscreen See how much you really know about that lifesaver in your beach bag. The Transformers Tiny tools and minimal incisions are giving the operating room an extreme makeover. 28 38 42 52 54 The Journey Continues Pack your bags and your medications- a chronic condition doesn't mean your travel days are over. The Foot Follies On the passage through life, your feet are two of your best friends. It's time to treat them that way. Friendly Fat Bring it, swimsuit season! These recipes feature delicious ingredients that may help flatten your tummy. Deep Impact UVA neurosurgeons are reaching brain tumors, clots and other lesions once considered inoperable. Expecting the Unexpected Nearly 15 percent of all newborns need specialized care in a NICU- sometimes for unexpected reasons. Get Your Head in the Game Concussions don't just happen in the NFL. Here's what to know before your tykes head for the turf. 32 ON THE COVER Bipolar disorder wasn't even on his radar screen when Bradley Cooper started ļ¬lming Silver Linings Playbook. Now he's an outspoken national advocate for mental health. SUM MER 2014 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2014 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2014 - University of Virginia
Contents
Life in Balance
A Peanut a Day to Keep Allergies at Bay?
Close Watch on a Young Brain
Stress SOS
The Truth About Sunscreen
The Transformers
Get Your Head in the Game
The Journey Continues
On the Cover
The Foot Follies
Friendly Fat
Virtual Health
Finding a Way Out of Grief
Deep Impact
Expecting the Unexpected

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