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Norfolk has 3 times the national infant mortality rate. Here's what we're doing about it. http://bit.ly/2k4tDyl 
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Two EVMS experts weigh in on the tough discussion around seniors and their driving privileges — and no, we are not talking about high school students.
To help us understand the thorny issues surrounding mature drivers, we sought insight and perspective from a variety of subject matter experts.
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Physician Assistants are in high demand. That's great news for our newest students in the PA Class of 2019. 
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The changing landscape of healthcare looks like this: By 2020 those over 65 will outnumber those under 5 for the first time in history. http://bit.ly/2f8tH0K 
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Finding the right time to start a family isn’t always easy. Learn why more people are freezing their eggs. 
Finding the right time to start a family isn't always easy. According to a CDC study, the average age of first-time mothers has climbed nearly five years since 1970 to 26.3 years in 2014. For those who decide to wait longer, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists emphasize that ...
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One EVMS expert shares the truth about poop and offers guidance on when millennials should have colonoscopies. 
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Meet a trailblazer, dissect the makings of contemporary
human anatomy and get a taste for one professor's sweet hobby. 
A profusion of blood vessels extends over and through fleshy, pink tissue like rivers and tributaries across a dense landscape. Bones meet joints and ligaments where strings of muscle seemingly connect and overlap. The boundaries between life and death — between skin and bone — are explored ...
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Even in retirement, our folks serve the community. See how one retired professor is melding his love for patient care and photography to tell an important story. 
A doctor who retired from treating the elderly now trains his camera lens on the people who accompanied his patients all those years: Their caregivers.
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Don't let winter itch get under your skin. Follow this advice to keep your skin happy all season long. #skincare 
Winter is here and while the season is full of fun and good times, it is often a tricky time of the year for one's skin. For those with a tendency to have eczema it is even worse. In the winter months here in Hampton Roads the humidity falls. If you add in the further dryness that is caused as we turn up the ...
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From great partnerships comes great patient practice. See how EVMS and Sentara are working to help heart patients with diabetes. 
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Even talking about discomfort..down there...is downright uncomfortable for most women. One EVMS expert has found a very promising treatment to ease their pain. 
Around 40 percent of women experience vaginal discomfort after menopause, but a new hormone-based treatment could bring relief. Many current treatments include the use of local estrogen, which does help alleviate symptoms of burning, itching and dryness or pain with intercourse, but physicians ...
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Don't let the holiday blues catch hold. Here are some ways to combat the stress of the holidays and come out smiling. 
The holidays can be a hectic time. From a lack of money to a lack of time, many people feel stress, rather than joy, this time of year. According to a study on holiday stress conducted by the American Psychological Association, the average person is more likely to feel their stress during the ...
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Welcome to EVMS' Google+ page. Founded in 1973, Eastern Virginia Medical School is one of the only medical schools in the U.S. established by the community it serves. We education medical and health professions students, conduct innovative research and provide world-class patient care. We've grown over the past 40 years from a class of just 24 students to a multifaceted academic health center with a regional economic impact that exceeds $824 million annually.
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