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Finding New Milestones for Preemies

Preemie milestones aren’t the same as those of other kids. A new study at UVA Health Children’s aims to pinpoint milestones to help preemies grow.

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A Baby in Liver Failure Finds a Living Donor

When baby Josie’s liver began to fail, she needed a liver donation. A living donor stepped up to give this child an incredible gift.

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6 Ways a Local Family Navigated Childhood Cancer

They share what they’ve learned after over a year and a half of treatment, and what’s next.

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Life-Changing SMA Gene Therapy for a Newborn

With gene therapy, a baby with spinal muscular atrophy has a chance for a normal life.

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Posted: March 1, 2024

Seamless Access to World-Class Neonatal Care

Premature babies in UVA Health Prince William Medical Center’s NICU are able to rely on the expertise of our level IV NICU at the University Medical Center for seamless care coordination.

Posted: February 26, 2024

Poison Center Calls for ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Spiked After Decriminalization, Study…

Calls to U.S. poison centers involving psilocybin, or “magic mushrooms,” among adolescents and young adults rose sharply after several U.S. cities and states began decriminalizing the hallucinogen, School of Medicine researchers have found.

Posted: February 15, 2024

UVA School of Medicine Earns Major Increase in Federal Research Funding

The School of Medicine’s work developing lifesaving treatments through innovative biomedical research has been recognized with a large increase in National Institutes of Health funding, according to a new report.

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What to Know During a Measles Outbreak: FAQ

Worried about the measles? Get the facts for these frequently asked questions.

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Pediatric Oncology at UVA Health Children's

Our oncology team shares what’s special about how we treat kids with cancer at UVA Health Children’s.

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What Have We Learned About Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy?

Advancements in treatment for DMD are improving patient’s lives.

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Applesauce Recall: What to Know About Lead Poisoning

An applesauce pouch recall has parents concerned. Here’s what everyone should know about lead poisoning.