Tag: University of Virginia

  • 3-D Printing at the Scholars’ Lab

    3-D Printing at the Scholars’ Lab

    Thanks so much to Ammon Shepherd at the Scholars’ Lab in UVa’s Alderman Library for the wonderful introduction to the use of the 3D printers in the Makerspace, a wonderful place to explore and play that fortunately for me is open to the community. I was excited to learn that printing a knitting loom to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Interested in Healthy Eating?

    Healthy Eating in a Beautiful Space on the Corner We enjoyed a perfect lunch at Roots Natural Kitchen on Saturday, June 13 – Excellent food, friendly folks, a beautiful atmosphere; all combined with a mission to keep us healthy and support the UVa Children’s Hospital.   UVa Today: U.Va. Grads’ New Corner Restaurant Serves Healthy Food With a Mission […]

  • CHASING LIFE – Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity – Senior Center – Nov 4

    CHASING LIFE Tuesday, November 4, 10:00-11:30am Sponsored by UVA Health System “Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity”, with Cynthia Moore, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietician with UVa Health System. Cynthia offers the top 10 strategies for enjoying food, beverages, and savoring a long life. She will explore some of the research and tactics that help people […]

  • OK, Cville, NOW what do you say?

    We recently had friends stop by for a couple of hours during a trip to visit relatives in Richmond. They were amazed that from our small townhome community we were able to walk a block to a supermarket, pharmacy, and other conveniences.  They loved it when we were greeted as if we were family at La Joya, the neighborhood restaurant that […]

  • Head on down to the City Market to stock up on ingredients for this healthy Mediterranean Diet

    Head on down to the City Market to stock up on ingredients for this healthy Mediterranean Diet

    Mediterranean Diet for Better Health 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 heart disease. What’s their secret? Continue reading …  Mediterranean Diet for Better Health — University of Virginia Health System – Live Red.