A UVA Heart & Vascular Center Initiative

Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart

Posted January 12, 2016

Volunteering keeps you active and adds meaning to your life. It allows you to meet new people, socialize and gain new skills. Particularly beneficial to older… Read More


5 Steps to Heart Attack Recovery

Posted January 30, 2015

Following a heart attack, many people feel scared and overwhelmed. But it’s possible to return to your normal life and enjoy many more years in good… Read More


5 Common Cures for the Wintertime Blues

Posted January 22, 2015

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or the “winter blues,” may affect up to 10 percent of people living in cold climates. Shorter, colder and darker days can… Read More


Mediterranean Diet for Better Health

Posted June 10, 2013

People who live in the Mediterranean region (the 16 countries that border the Mediterranean Sea) have historically enjoyed a higher life expectancy and lower rates of… Read More


Move to Boost Your Mood

Posted December 04, 2009

Exercise Can Help Ease Symptoms of Seasonal Depression

Need a mood boost? Regular exercise can help reduce feelings of anxiety and depression—all too common during the hectic… Read More