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Inova Awards Grants to Four Local Nonprofit Organizations

FALLS CHURCH, VA ― March 25, 2015 ― Inova’s Population Health Division and Grants Management Office (GMO) this week announced the first four recipients of grants from the Inova Community Health Fund. The fund was developed to encourage collaboration between Inova and local nonprofits in order to best address the health needs of the community. […]

Inova’s Sarah Negron Shares Healthy Eating Tips, WUSA 9, March 13, 2015

Sara Negron, registered dietitian at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, shares tips on eating healthy for energy boost with WUSA 9 on March 13, 2015.

Mother and son lose 115 pounds during Inova’s 12-week medical weight loss program

Triumph Times Two After losing her husband seven years ago, Amy Stidham was faced with raising her two children singlehandedly while mourning the loss of her partner. As the years went by, she often found herself turning to food for comfort. Dieting helped Stidham shed excess pounds, but she was never able to keep the […]

For one local woman, a routine colonoscopy helped stop colon cancer in its tracks

Smart Screening At 77, Ruth Crumb is a picture of good health. She works part-time as a government contractor, walks four miles most days of the week and enjoys traveling with friends to dog shows. But if it hadn’t been for a routine colonoscopy, Crumb says she might not be as healthy and active as […]

ACL reconstruction surgery gets local athlete off the sidelines and back in the game

Tackling Knee Trouble It was the best game of his life. But for Tyler Thrasher-Walker, the game in December of 2013 would end too soon. As the football running back dug his cleats into the field, he heard a snap in his left knee joint. A rival player had slammed into the side of his […]

New Cancer Support Program Available at Inova Fair Oaks

Inova’s Life with Cancer education and support program opens new satellite location at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Another exciting development has taken place at the new Cancer Center at Inova Fair Oaks Medical Campus. Inova’s Life with Cancer® program now has a new satellite location on the lower level, next to Radiation Oncology. Life with […]

Inova Fair Oaks birthing center offers an individualized birthing experience

It’s Personal The experienced team at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital’s Birthing Center understands how special a newborn’s “birth day” is and strives to support a patient’s personalized birthing plan. “The physicians, midwives and staff provide both a high level of care that all patients should expect as well as a comfortable environment,” explains Laura Pickford, […]

Cancellations, Closings and Delays for Inova Due to March 2015 Winter Storm

Updated as of March 6, 2015, 9:15 a.m. EST: For March 6, 2015: Inova Medical Group in Purcellville remains closed. All other Primary Care offices are open. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus gift shop in the Women’s and Children’s lobby opened at 9 a.m. and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute gift shop will open at […]

Getting Past “I Don’t Have Time for Exercise”

As an ACE certified personal trainer, the most common excuse I hear for not exercising is, “I don’t have time!” The excuse of not having enough time initially seems valid when a client begins to describe his/her busy schedule and multiple life demands. To be real, our lives today can seem more like juggling acts […]

Mind Over Matter: “How To See Beyond Weight Loss”

Whether you lose weight by dieting, Bariatric surgery, or through some other means, there is a common pitfall that often leads to regaining weight. People set unrealistic expectations of how their lives will look after they have reached their weight loss goal.  People often think that losing weight will solve all the problems they are […]

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