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Faced with the growing crisis of opioid addiction, the Food and Drug Administration asked makers of those medications to cut back on the amount they produced. 

Now, major medical centers like the University of Virginia are faced with a shortage, unable to prescribe those drugs for all of the patients in pain.  But UVA has come up with alternatives and made some surprising discoveries in the process.

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Several white supremacists have been tried and sentenced for violent acts in Charlottesville on August 12th, but no one has been charged with assaults that occurred the night before on the University of Virginia campus. 

Now, a law professor and two of her students are asking the Commonwealth’s Attorney to prosecute those who carried burning torches across the school’s historic lawn. 

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Trials are about to get under way for the first ever blood test that could confirm whether a person has had a concussion. Scientists at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the University of Virginia, are teaming up with a Virginia-based biotechnology company known as the Virginia Catalyst, to test it.

Your Happy Little Pill

May 8, 2018

Your Happy Little Pill by Kataeya Daley, a student at UVA School of Nursing

Caring For Mrs. J

May 8, 2018

Each year, the University of Virginia's School of Nursing sponsors a writing competition for its students -- a chance to reflect on the career they've chosen. 

This year's winner was graduate student Kit Barger, who recalled the case that taught her to speak up for her patients.

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