Becker's Hospital Review

The UVA Health system is among 132 hospitals, clinics and health care companies that are live on Apple's health records feature.

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Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

Law professors Cale Jaffe and William Buzbee said Monday’s hearing ran with no more tension than normal, but the line of questioning appeared to suggest that the justices were uncertain of an outcome that could rule in favor of the petitioner. “My reading on the questions was that I came out cautiously optimistic that the Virginia statute would be upheld, but of course there’s really no way to know,” said Jaffe, a UVA professor of environmental law who attended the hearing on Monday.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The UVA football team needs to win its final two games at Georgia Tech and at Virginia Tech and hope Pittsburgh loses at Wake Forest and at Miami for the Cavaliers to win the ACC's Coastal Division.

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Healio

Liver grafts with high macrosteatosis correlated with a higher posttransplant mortality in patients with obesity compared with patients with normal BMI, according to data presented at The Liver Meeting 2018. “The obesity epidemic in the U.S. has changed both liver recipient and liver donor characteristics,” Patrick G. Northup, MD,from the University of Virginia, said in his presentation. “Many transplants in the high MELD era of these modern days now involve very sick recipients and more risky donors by nature of the system we have.

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Clinical Oncology News

Dr. Bruce Greyson, a professor at the UVA School of Medicine, and a research colleague report that approximately 20 percent of people who have a near-death experience undergo a dark or distressing experience that has a hellish or perdition theme. 

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

Focused ultrasound can not only treat tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease, but it also improves the quality of life, mood and cognitive ability of people with Parkinson’s, according to a new UVA study.

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

Focused ultrasound can not only treat tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease, but it also improves the quality of life, mood and cognitive ability of people with Parkinson’s, according to a new UVA study.

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

According to Larry J. Sabato, director of UVA’s Center for Politics, under the current structure of the 5th District, it’s simply not possible for a Democrat to be elected, regardless of who the candidate is.

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Associated Press

George Yin, a UVA professor of law and taxation who formerly was chief of staff for the Joint Committee on Taxation, asserts that Congress has the clear right to obtain and release a president’s tax returns to the public without his or her consent – provided the disclosure would be in the public interest.

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Astrobiology Magazine

“These star formation models are difficult to assess observationally,” said Jonathan Tan, a professor at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the University of Virginia, and a lead researcher on the paper. “We’re at a fascinating point in the project, where the data we are getting with SOFIA can really test the simulations.”

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

UVA Director of Athletics Carla Williams gave hundreds of Cavalier fans some insight into the landscape of college sports at a pregame event at Alumni Hall.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

(Video) Some spectators at UVA’s football game against Liberty University are going green. It's all part of the nationwide Gameday Recycling Challenge.

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New York Times

“It’s Washington lore that at cocktail parties you develop these friends, everyone holds hands and sings ‘Kumbaya’ – but you’re first and foremost a partisan when you get to Capitol Hill,” UVA political scientist Jennifer L. Lawless said. She and a colleague evaluated bipartisanship on several measures, including how often men and women co-sponsor bills with members of the opposite party and whether men and women opted to travel on official congressional delegations with members of both parties, rather than stick to one-party travel. They found no differences between the sexes.

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Against a backdrop of worldwide political turmoil and in the wake of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, an international conference on Holocaust education held here over the weekend has taken on special meaning. “It is very important to make what we teach relevant for our students,” said Finder, who is director of UVA’s Jewish Studies Program. “I think students are particularly interested in questions such as, ‘What would I have done if I had been in the shoes of someone of that time?’”

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The Hill

A provision in the federal tax code gives the chairs of the congressional panels with jurisdiction on tax policy the ability to request tax returns from the Treasury Department. That means the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee will have the authority in January to demand Trump’s tax returns. George Yin, a UVA law professor, said that in the past when there have been conflicts involving someone resisting requests for information from Congress, courts have ruled that there needs to be a legitimate legislative purpose for Congress’s request.

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The Hill

Doug Jones is the most vulnerable Democrat running after he won the Alabama Senate seat last year, defeating GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who had been accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls from when he was in his 30s. Larry Sabato and Kyle Kondik at UVA’s Center for Politics said it’s “a very bad sign” for Jones that Democrats lost in Indiana, Missouri and North Dakota, and that there were narrow Democratic wins in West Virginia and Montana.

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USA Today

"Just as the rural vote revolt has continued to benefit Trump and Republicans, a new suburban revolt, especially among college-educated women, has worked to the benefit of the Democratic Party and will probably continue," said Larry Sabato, founder and director of UVA’s Center for Politics.

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The construction team working on the UVA Medical Center expansion project paused Friday morning to salute veterans. Hundreds gathered for a short ceremony at the project gate entrance along Crispell Drive.

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CBS 19 News (Charlottesville)

A physics professor and three engineering professors at UVA are members of new multi-disciplinary, multi-university teams working on a new understanding of quantum science. The teams want to develop practical and extremely high-tech tools, like the long-sought quantum computer.

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Associated Press

It's fitting that Tina Thompson will make her UVA head coaching debut against a top 10 opponent, No. 6 Mississippi State, on Friday. Thompson embraces challenges, having worked hard for every accolade that has come her way.

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