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  • Dr. Chris Holstege wants you to stop vaping.

    Dr. Chris Holstege Has Grave Concerns About Vaping

    More than 20 percent of University of Virginia students reported vaping in the previous month.

  • Loren Erickson has shed light on what happens within the body of people who develop the meat allergy after being bitten by a Lone Star tick.

    Making Progress on the Meat Allergy

    Our Loren Erickson, PhD, has shed some important light on what happens inside the body of people who develop the meat allergy after being bitten by the Lone Star tick.

  • Kevin Pelphrey, PhD, of UVA's Department of Neurology, is a preeminent autism researcher.

    Better Understanding Autism in Girls

    Why are four times more boys diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorders than girls? Our Kevin Pelphrey, an internationally recognized autism exert, is leading an ambitious effort to find out, and he hopes the findings will lead to better interventions for both girls and boys.

  • Fern Hauck, MD, is one of the nation's top SIDS researchers.

    SIDS: A Q&A With a Top Expert

    “Parents should be informed about this and read up on [the] guidelines before they have their babies so they can be prepared to get cribs and other items they need. The main message is know the risks, know what you can do to reduce those risks and plan ahead.”