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Newswise: Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Article ID: 714505

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

University of Virginia Health System

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

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18-Jun-2019 8:30 AM EDT
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Newswise: iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

Article ID: 714271

iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

University of Virginia Health System

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program.

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12-Jun-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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Newswise: Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

Article ID: 714149

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer's spread, study finds

University of Virginia Health System

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests.

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10-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

Article ID: 713462

UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

University of Virginia Health System

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in western Virginia for human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause of cancer.

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24-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: UVA Earns ‘A’ From National Hospital Safety Rating Group

Article ID: 712890

UVA Earns ‘A’ From National Hospital Safety Rating Group

University of Virginia Health System

University of Virginia Medical Center has earned an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national patient safety rating of all general hospitals in the U.S.  The rating is based on 28 publicly available safety measures, which include patient outcomes as well as the processes and structures hospitals have in place to provide quality care for their patients.

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15-May-2019 8:30 AM EDT
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Newswise: iTHRIV Seeks Partners to Improve Public Health, Address Disparities Across Virginia

Article ID: 712598

iTHRIV Seeks Partners to Improve Public Health, Address Disparities Across Virginia

University of Virginia Health System

The Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), which aims to improve the health of people across the state and beyond, is seeking nonprofit or government organizations to partner with researchers to address community health needs and improve public health.

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8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712395

UVA Honored Nationally Among ‘100 Great Hospitals’

University of Virginia Health System

University of Virginia Medical Center has been named to the 2019 listing of 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication. According to Becker’s, hospitals named to the list are nationally recognized for patient care and patient outcomes, as well as for being innovators in healthcare.

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6-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: UVA's Edward H. Egelman Elected  to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

Article ID: 712264

UVA's Edward H. Egelman Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

University of Virginia Health System

Egelman has attracted national and international headlines for discoveries such as how urinary tract infections take hold and how an almost indestructible virus survives and thrives in nearly boiling acid.

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2-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

Article ID: 711755

Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

University of Virginia Health System

Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft bedding, a new study reveals. The finding underscores physicians’ urgent message to new parents that babies should sleep only in cribs or bassinets free of blankets, toys and other potential hazards.

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23-Apr-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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