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What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68

Parents have probably heard about the enterovirus that has been in the news recently.  The Centers for Disease Control has identified the virus in 15 states, including Virginia.  As of September 17, 2014, cases have been identified in Richmond, Virginia.  Other tests across the state have been performed but results are not back yet. Read […]

Inova Health System Offering Flu Shots throughout the Region

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors   FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 16, 2014 – Inova Health System’s HealthSource is now offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region. As with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that anyone six months and older be vaccinated annually. Each year, about […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital offers a wide array of epilepsy services

Stopping Seizures Epilepsy services have expanded at Inova Alexandria Hospital. “We have surgical services available, including implanting brain electrodes to evaluate and record seizures, and we have procedures to reduce or eliminate seizures as well,” says James Leiphart, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS, Director of Epilepsy Surgery and Co-Director of Epilepsy Services for Inova Alexandria Hospital. […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital offers a surgical solution for migraines

Minimizing Migraines Chronic headaches, migraines and neuralgias are a constant source of discomfort for people who suffer from them. Migraines are headaches characterized by symptoms including nausea, sensitivity to light, and vomiting, in addition to throbbing head pain. Chronic headaches and neuralgias also involve sharp pain in the head or neck area. For people suffering […]

Inova Alexandria Hospital ranked No. 6 in the DC metro area

Top 10 – Again! U.S. News & World Report has ranked Inova Alexandria Hospital as the No. 6 best hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area for the second consecutive year. In addition, the hospital was recognized for its high performance nationally in six specialties for 2014–15: diabetes and endocrinology; geriatrics; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; […]

Spine Program at Inova Alexandria Hospital offers award-winning back and neck care

Got Back Pain? If your back pain is putting a damper on your activities and you’ve tried numerous treatment options with little or no success, the Inova Spine Program at Inova Alexandria Hospital offers award-winning spine care uniquely devoted to treating problems of the back and neck. The Inova Spine Program provides the most comprehensive […]

Inova’s Dr. Matthew Levine Spoke with WUSA 9 about Youth Sports Overuse Injuries

Inova Medical Group’s Dr. Matthew Levine spoke with WUSA 9 about youth sports overuse injuries.

U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Alexandria Hospital Among Best in DC Metro Area

Washington DC – July 15, 2014 –Inova Alexandria Hospital has been ranked as the #6 best hospital in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report for 2014-15. The hospital was recognized for high performance nationally in six specialties and was ranked 8th best hospital in the state of Virginia. The annual […]

Dr. James Zabora, ScD, MSW, appointed Fellow and President-Elect by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Falls Church, VA – July 14, 2014 – Dr. James Zabora, Director of Research and Professional Development at Inova Life with Cancer, has been appointed Fellow and President-Elect by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS). The Fellowship recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the field of psychosocial oncology through proven leadership as well as […]

Inova’s Dr. Thomas Wise Spoke with the Today Show about Use of Botox to Fight Depression

Dr. Thomas Wise, Psychiatry Chairman at Inova, spoke to The Today Show about a new use for botox to fight depression that is not yet FDA approved. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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