Tag: Active and Healthy Lifestyle

  • FREE Skin Cancer Screening – May 6, 2017

    UVA is offering a free skin cancer screening on Saturday May 6, 8am-12pm.  Call 1-800-223-9173 to schedule an appointment.  See flyer below for more details:

  • Free Skin Cancer Screening – Saturday May 7

    UVA is offering a free skin cancer screening Saturday May 7, 8am-12pm.  Call 1-800-223-9173 to schedule an appointment.  See flyer for more details.  Did you know… Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States The most common forms of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma There are […]

  • Got your hat & sunblock? The UV Index forecast for Wednesday, April 20, 2016 is: 8

    The UV Index Query for City: CHARLOTTESVILLE (Charlottesville City), VA Look for Ultraviolet (UV) Index descriptions on: http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/uvindex.html  … VERY HIGH   8-10        Protection against sun damage is needed. If you need to be outside during midday hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., take steps to reduce sun exposure.  A shirt, hat […]

  • Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

    Healthy, Engaged & Learning – all in one package! A report by the Corporation for National & Community Service reveals a link between volunteering and good health. Specifically, doing for others relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances the immune system and may even prolong your life. Continue reading … http://www.clubreduva.com/community/volunteering-is-good-for-your-heart I get […]

  • A perfect Saturday morning

    So happy our PLACE is Charlottesville A beautiful sunny day! We caught the CAT for a walk on the Downtown Mall and a  trip to the Charlottesville City Market where we bought our colorful summer vegetables at the Medina Farm stand. We headed to Baggby’s Sandwich Shop to cool off and enjoy a  cup of coffee, and then caught […]

  • Why eat a rainbow? Daily Progress has the answer!

    ❤ Shop at the Charlottesville City Market for colorful locally grown fruits, vegetables, and greens. Finally, two antioxidant plant pigments, lutein and zeaxanthin, are found in very colorful produce. Shop for deep green, yellow, blue, red, purple and orange fruits and vegetables such as kale, spinach, collard greens, turnip and beet greens; broccoli; red, yellow and orange […]