Vim & Vigor - Spring 2016 - University of Virginia - (Page 1)

Contents SPRING 2016 THE BIG STORY 2 Life in Balance 3 Healthy Dose 4 Ask the Expert: It's Not Cholesterol 5 Make 1 Change: Make Soup 32 The Quick List 33 This Just In 38 The Truth About Eating Disorders 40 How To: Read a Nutrition Label 42 Quiz: Freak Out or Chill Out? 44 At a Glance: Allergic to Home? 46 In the Market: Asparagus 48 Health by the Numbers: Cancer Ladies, here's what you need to know about your unique health risks. PAGE 14 FEATURES 6 Sing Out Loud For people who speak for a living, UVA's voice clinic and its music-loving director are reasons to shout for joy. 9 10 Women's Health: Are You in the Know? Most women aren't. Brush up on some basics. Acting for Awareness Oscar winner Julianne Moore has a deeper understanding of Alzheimer's disease and a passion for advocacy. 14 Ladies First Get a handle on women's unique risks for heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. 22 The Hormone Journey Women's hormones ebb and flow throughout their lives. Here's how to cope. 28 Treat Yourself Pamper yourself with these fab rewards after you've gotten your screenings. 52 The Stork's Second Chance Vasectomy reversal helps couples grow their families. Hear from the experts. IN EVERY ISSUE 54 Transplant Journey: Two Different Paths More than 800 people wait on the transplant list at UVA. Meet two who got new organs, from donors known and unknown. Does this breakfast have more calories than a doughnut? PAGE 34 49 Making Strides Susan Mong came to UVA for her hip replacement with one goal: to get back to competitive horse riding as quickly as possible. COVER PHOTO BY GETTY/DAN MacMEDAN SPRING 2016 1

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Vim & Vigor - Spring 2016 - University of Virginia