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Archive for October 2007

Inova Fairfax Hospital Performs 30,000 Heart Surgeries in 30 Years

Manassas Man Becomes 30,000th Heart Surgery Patient Falls Church, VA – (October 31, 2007) — This month cardiac surgeons at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, located on the campus of Inova Fairfax Hospital, performed the 30,000th heart surgery in Inova’s history. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, a 67-year-old Manassas man received a coronary artery bypass grafting, a…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Holds 2nd Annual 8K Run/Walk

Families and Competitive Runners from Across Northern Virginia to Attend; Proceeds Benefit Pediatric Heart Program Falls Church, VA – (October 9, 2007) — Lace up your sneakers and gather the family for Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children’s second annual Star Kid 8K Run/Walk at George Mason University on Sunday, Oct. 21. Proceeds from the event will benefit…

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Inova Health System Now Offering Flu Shots

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors Falls Church, VA – (October 8, 2007) – Inova Health System’s HealthSource is now offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region. Every year in the United States more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications and about 36,000 people die from flu. The Centers for Disease…

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Inova Health System Going Tobacco-Free

Smoking, Tobacco Use Will No Longer Be Permitted at Facilities or on Grounds of Inova Hospitals, Offices Falls Church, VA – (October 5, 2007) – On November 15, 2007, Inova Health System will make all of its campuses tobacco-free, joining more than 400 other hospitals nationwide that have similar policies in place. Tobacco use will no longer…

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