In the future, a doctor could plug a patient’s symptoms into a computer and compare them against thousands of similar cases, leading to more accurate diagnoses and better treatments, according to U.Va. physician Dr. David J. Stone.
Northern Virginia’s relative wealth can obscure the realities faced by Virginians in other regions, according to the Demographics Research Group at U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
Among U.S. hourly workers, who comprise 56 percent of the workforce, almost a third earn less than the $10.10 rate President Obama proposed as the federal minimum wage in his 2014 State of the Union address.
A pilot program at the U.Va. Medical Center keeps parents in touch with their babies, and their babies’ caregivers, when they can’t be at the bedside.
The Center for Politics will update its interactive maps weekly, showing which way its analysts believe races for the House, Senate and governorships are leaning and explaining the logic behind changes in ratings.
Free health screenings and other information are planned for the annual Charlottesville Community Health Fair, to be held July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Booker T. Washington Park on Preston Avenue.
A federal grant will enable the Center for Telehealth to more easily connect U.Va. doctors with frail, seriously ill patients in nine additional rehabilitation centers and nursing homes in Central Virginia.
Paul Saunier, an assistant to U.Va. president Edgar Shannon, played a rarely acknowledged role in boosting African-American student enrollment in the late 1960s. “Without his work, this whole thing would have fallen apart,” one student said.
Houston Wood has put his expertise in gas centrifuges to good use, helping nations determine if nuclear programs in other parts of the world are being dedicated to peaceful or military purposes.
A study in The Virginia News Letter, published by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, examines redistricting steps Virginia might take to lessen gerrymandering.