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The 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia and honors 11 UVA specialties as among the best in the U.S. This is the second consecutive year UVA tops the Virginia hospital list.

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Too Much Coffee: Protecting Yourself & Your Kids From Caffeine Overdose

Could a caffeine overdose kill your child? Dr. Holstege explains why you should worry more about sleep cycles for both you and your kids. Click the photo to learn more.

UVA Nursing Students Guide Louisa Co. Middle School Students, Parents in First Aid Training

University of Virginia nursing students headed over to Louisa County Middle School to teach students and their parents basic first aid skills.

Resident Spotlight of the week: Pediatric neurology resident Ryan Cappa @capptastic and his family getting into the spirit of the season. #boywonder #batmanfamily #pedsneuro #halloween

Experts Gather at UVA to Discuss Opioid Crisis in Virginia

The University of Virginia is trying to help experts get a handle on the opioid crisis sweeping the commonwealth. Click the photo to learn more.

Health Care Providers Offer New Prescriptions for Pain

UVA and UPMC are both expanding their Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs to treat surgery pain using as little opioid medication as possible. This includes combining opioids and nonopiods, getting patients on their feet immediately after surgery, and not having them fast for as long beforehand. Click the photo to learn more.

It's finally #fall at The Alyssa House! We're excited to continue helping immunocompromised children and their families! . . . #thealyssahouse #nonprofits #cancersupport #cancersucks #fall #uvachildrens #uvahealthsystem #transplant #nonprofit #children

New Plan Aims to Slash Unnecessary Medical Testing

Routine daily lab tests on hospital patients may not add much value, and indeed may do more harm than good in some cases. Medical researchers at UVA are among those questioning the practice. Click the photo to learn more.

A new pilot program at #UVA explores mindful eating during pregnancy.

RT @KR_Barker: I am LOVING this sign, found in the lobby of @uvahealthnews ❤️