Vim & Vigor - Winter 2015 - University of Virginia - (Page 1)

Contents WINTER 2015 THE BIG STORY 2 Life in Balance 3 Healthy Dose 4 Ask the Expert: Ski Injury-Free 5 Make 1 Change: Be Grateful 33 This Just In 38 The Truth About Sleep 40 How To: Choose a Doctor 42 Quiz: Freak Out or Chill Out? 44 At a Glance: A Worrywart's Guide to Cancer 46 In the Market: Sweet Potatoes 48 Health by the Numbers: Looking at Autism Keep the holidays merry by staying in good health. PAGE 14 FEATURES 6 22 9 10 28 Dialysis: Home vs. Clinic Consider these factors for deciding where to have this lifesaving treatment for kidney failure. What's Your Melting Point? Ranking the biggest holiday stressors. Staying in Control Tom Hanks is one of millions of Americans managing diabetes this holiday season. 14 Healthy Holidays Watch out for these hazards, and you'll be on your way to the happiest time of year. A Gift to Yourself For gifts that keep on giving, schedule the screenings you need to ensure long-term health. Celebrating While Someone Is Ill Practical advice to help you through the holiday season. 52 For the Love of the Game When a knee or shoulder injury strikes, the UVA orthopedic experts are ready and waiting, sometimes literally on the side of the field. IN EVERY ISSUE 54 A Second Home for Savannah After 20 surgeries at UVA Children's Hospital, one young woman has bonded with her caregivers- and resolved to pursue her own healthcare career. How stress and depression affect your ticker PAGE 34 49 New Treatments for Stroke, Brain Tumors People like Bill Craun are being given a longer, active life. COVER PHOTO BY GETTY/CBS PHOTO ARCHIVE WINTE R 2015 1

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Vim & Vigor - Winter 2015 - University of Virginia