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Connecting the facts about women and heart disease

At the “heart” of women’s care Thanks to research from the early 2000s, we know that heart disease is not a “man’s disease.” It’s gender-blind — a fact that is masked in part because women often experience different warning signs than a man would. Despite this game-changing confirmation, heart disease remains the number-one killer of […]

Innovative technology, comforting care support new Inova Children’s Hospital

The Best in Care for Kids As a national leader in the evolving future of health, Inova recognizes that great medical care begins at life’s earliest stages. This means delivering the highest level of dedicated pediatric care, from state-of-the-art technical innovation to comforting and supportive settings where children and their families can focus on the […]

Prince William County Police Department to Host A Blood Drive in Honor of Fallen and Wounded Officers

Sterling, VA – March 25, 2016 – The Prince William County Police Department is teaming up with Inova Blood Donor Services to host a “Blood for Heroes” community blood drive on Monday, April 4, 2016 in honor of its fallen and wounded officers from February’s incident. According to Chief of Police, Stephan M. Hudson, “The […]

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Temporarily Restricts Visitors Due to Increased Flu

FALLS CHURCH, VA – March 7, 2016 – Due to increased flu-like illness activity at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC), the medical campus has instituted temporary changes to their visitation policy beginning Monday, March 7, at 7:00 a.m. The temporary measures apply to visitors until further notice: No visitors under the age of 16 No visitors […]

Pelvic Floor Disorders: Inova Women’s Hospital Offers Treatment Hope

No More Silent Suffering Surgical advances help treat women’s pelvic-floor disorders Many women feel comfortable openly discussing most health issues with their doctors and close friends and family. That is not necessarily the case with pelvic-floor disorders. While nearly 1 in 3 women in the United States suffer from these disorders, which are treated in a […]

Inova’s Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Experts Offer Individualized Treatment Options

AFib: Helping You Find the Right Beat Inova’s Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Experts Offer a Variety of Treatment Options For individuals in Northern Virginia struggling with with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a rapid, irregular heart rhythm that can lead to stroke and heart failure, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus offers a world-class […]

Inova Cancellations, Closings and Delays Due to February 2016 Winter Storm

Updated as of February 16, 2016, 7:30 a.m.:  The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington DC has issued a winter advisory until February 16, 2016 at 1o a.m. As always, Inova hospitals and emergency care centers will be open 24/7. We will post any cancellations, closings or delays due to the storm. Stay safe and warm! For […]

Inova Women’s Hospital Offers MediMap™ Genomic Testing to Newborns as Part of our Standard Package of Care

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova today announced that it is offering MediMap™, a pharmacogenomic (PGx) test, to all babies born in the new Inova Women’s Hospital. Pharmacogenomics combines pharmacology – the science of medications – and genomics – the study of genes. Inova is the only health system in the U.S. that provides this PGx […]

Nationally Recognized Leader in Breast Surgery Joins Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute

  FALLS CHURCH, VA – February 5, 2016 – Nationally recognized and dedicated breast surgeon Stephanie Akbari, MD, recently joined the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute (Inova Schar Cancer Institute) Breast Program, Inova Medical Group Breast Surgery, and the Inova Fairfax Hospital Department as the Director of the Applied Surgical Technology Center. The mission […]

Uterine Cancer Rates on the Rise, Cancer Today, January 4, 2016

G. Larry Maxwell, a gynecologic oncologist at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, whose research includes studies on racial disparities, agrees that biology could be a factor. “The aggressive tumors seen in African-American women seem to be more resistant to chemotherapy,” says Maxwell, “and they appear to have differences in response to treatment.” He […]

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