News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

Archive for September 2007

Inova Fairfax Hospital Holds 7th Annual Breast Health Education Day

Medical Experts and Breast Cancer Survivors Share Knowledge and Stories Falls Church, VA – (September 28, 2007) — Join the fight against breast cancer and learn how to save a life at Inova Fairfax Hospital’s seventh annual Breast Health Education Day on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The public is invited to meet and speak with doctors,…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Joins New National Alliance, Together for Kids

New Nonprofit Foundation to Combat Childhood Obesity and Promote Accident Prevention Falls Church, VA – (September 26, 2007) —Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children is proud to announce its membership in a new nonprofit foundation, Together for Kids™, which held its national launch today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This alliance of 53 hospitals will…

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Inova Health System Again Named a ‘Best Company’ By Working Mother Magazine

Award Marks Sixth Year Inova Has Been Honored By Magazine Falls Church, VA – (September 25, 2007) — Inova Health System is proud to announce that for the sixth year, the organization has been named one of Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.” Inova Health System was recognized for offering employees numerous benefits, such…

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Inova Health System Recognized for Implementing Leave Policy for Organ Donors

Innovative Policy Gives Workers Up to 30 Days Paid Leave Falls Church, VA – (September 24, 2007) — Inova Health System was recognized by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Monday, Sept. 24 for developing and implementing a new leave policy for organ donors. The policy, which took effect in April 2006, states that Inova employees…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Now Offering Radioactive Seed Implant for Prostate Cancer Patients

Procedure Targets Cancer, Limits Exposure to Surrounding Tissue Leesburg, VA  – (September 18, 2007) – Inova Loudoun Hospital is now offering radioactive seed implantation for patients with early-stage prostate cancer.  Using radioactive seeds implanted directly at the site of the tumor, the procedure spares surrounding healthy tissue with fewer side-effects than standard therapies. “Prostate seed implant is…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Takes Part in National Migraine Study

Study to Determine if Closing a Small Hole in the Heart Can Stop Migraines Falls Church, VA – (September 12, 2007) — Inova Fairfax Hospital is one of 35 hospitals nationwide taking part in the PREMIUM Migraine Clinical Trial. The purpose of the trial is to explore the link between migraine headaches and a common congenital…

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