A planned medical campus in Northern Virginia and innovative employee health programs will help the University of Virginia Health System continue to improve research and care, according to presentations at a meeting Wednesday of the system’s board.

As a man of science, which I will pretend to be for the next 500 words or so, I like to keep up with scientific research, then present a slightly bent and truncated version of that research so you can stay informed and devote more time to important activities like dodging flying lawn furniture during hurricanes and digging backyard bunkers to survive North Korean missile strikes.