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Postpartum depression happens to about 10 percent of moms after giving birth.
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Today, we're celebrating our Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center! According to the ANCC, Magnet "recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice." 
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Podcast: Interventional neuroradiologist Avery Evans explains how stroke care is changing. 
Charlottesville international radiologist Avery Evans discusses stroke treatments and procedures.
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Myth: Rich and famous people have a better chance of receiving an organ transplant. #DonateLifeMonth  
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Ideally, the time to see a prenatal genetic counselor is before you get pregnant. 
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April is Donate Life Month. But getting a new organ would be a lot harder without transplant coordinators. 
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Neurofibromatosis affects millions worldwide. It causes tumors that can be painful, disfiguring and/or cancerous. 
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One in 30 births in the U.S. are twins. #MaternityMonday  
Twins & other multiples are more common in older women due to increased use of fertility drugs & higher levels of follicle-stimulating hormone.
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Babies born to moms who are diabetic are at higher risk of stillbirth, birth defects or getting too large.
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Cardiologist Sula Mazimba explains pulmonary hypertension symptoms and treatment.
What is pulmonary hypertension? Charlottesville cardiologist Sula Mazimba explains pulmonary hypertension symptoms, treatment.
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Myth: If I'm an organ donor, the hospital staff won't work as hard to save my life. Get the facts. #donatelifemonth  
Myths vs. facts about the organ donation process and what can be donated by living and deceased donors. Learn about organ procurement and how to register yourself.
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"Everyone was like, ‘Oh nothing will happen. It’ll be fine.’ But it did.” #MaternityMonday  
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Welcome! UVA Health System includes a 604-bed hospital, a Children's Hospital and nationally recognized heart and cancer centers. We offer primary and specialty care throughout Central Virginia. 

The Health System consists of the Medical Center, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library and the Health Services Foundation.

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