Health & Wellness
The vaccines against COVID-19 are here, but many of us have lots of questions about the process of getting the shot.
Singer Jim Croce longed to put time in a bottle.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
What are the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease? I was just diagnosed with it after noticing hand tremors for nearly a year, but looking back, I’m wondering if I missed any other early warning signs.
– Tremoring Tom
Capital Area Transit (CAT) and rabbittransit are offering shared-ride transportation service to any community member who needs transportation to and from their scheduled COVID-19 vaccination appointment.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
109,000 men, women, and children were on the national transplant waiting list as of September 2020.
That number comes from OrganDonor.gov, the U.S. government’s website on organ donation and transplantation.
- Written by Victor M. Parachin Victor M. Parachin
After her husband, Jay, died, Sherry Cormier, Ph.D., a psychologist and professor of counseling, took time to grieve, reflect, and then publish an excellent book that is a combination of memoir and grief self-help.
In accordance with the executive order signed by President Biden, on Feb. 15 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services opened a special enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace® to consumers in the 36 states that use the HealthCare.gov platform.
- Written by Josh Barney, UVA Health Josh Barney, UVA Health
The colons of African Americans and people of European descent age differently, new research reveals, helping explain racial disparities in colorectal cancer — the cancer that killed beloved Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman at only 43.