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Virginia Teen Recovering after Heart Transplant

A New Kent, Virginia teen is recovering at the University of Virginia Medical Center after receiving a heart transplant last month. Click the photo to read more.

February is #HeartMonth and @uvahealthnews is developing a virtual software that could be a game-changer for the 5… https://t.co/JGuNRNYeGR

Ask the Expert: What are the heart health benefits of walking?

The human body was built for walking, and most people can enjoy walking throughout their lives. Walking can strengthen the heart, reduce body weight and blood pressure, and improve cholesterol. Click the photo to learn more.

Parents of babies with congenital heart disease get sent home with an iPad that tracks the baby's health and allows… https://t.co/9MzXzNrKkn

The Health Issue: Local innovators help create modern miracles

When it comes to chronic diseases, local health care providers and researchers are emerging as key players and national innovators. And they’re using familiar tools—smartphones and apps—to provide customized care for patients and their families. Click the photo to read more.

Violet was the first patient in Virginia to get a double Berlin heart, which takes over the functions of a child’s… https://t.co/ufoXZzJ9Mo

Why do seemingly healthy people have heart attacks or #stroke? It could be these mutated stem cells https://t.co/aD3xr074QJ @nytimeshealth

Virginia teen receives heart transplant #UVA #PedsICU https://t.co/0UQu1Ga0o2