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Cardiology

New artificial intelligence tech set to transform heart imaging

A new artificial-intelligence technology for heart imaging can potentially improve care for patients, allowing doctors to examine their hearts for scar tissue while eliminating the need for contrast injections required for ...

Medications

Can a heartburn drug help doctors treat COVID-19?

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors in Wuhan noticed something surprising. Many of the elderly patients who survived the virus were poor: not exactly the demographic you would expect to fare well in a health ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping nurses develop their 'superpowers' for self-care

The public has heard the warning many times in recent years, even decades, and perhaps never so loudly as during the COVID pandemic: "The people who so compassionately care for others are in dire need of care themselves."

Health

How to avoid snakebites, and what to do if you're bitten

Having received more than 85 calls this year about snakebites, the Blue Ridge Poison Center at UVA Health is sharing tips on how to avoid snakebites and what to do—and not do—if you get bitten.

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