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For a Healthier You

ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 20, 2013) – Inova Alexandria Hospital is hosting its annual health expo on Wednesday, October 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the US Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria.

This event is free and open to the public.

health fairThis year’s Health Expo will feature:

Seminars and Interactive Demonstrations

  • 10:45 a.m. – Cooking Healthy Demonstration

A fun and interactive demonstration on healthy cooking.

  • 11:30 a.m. – Staying Heart Healthy

Join us for a panel discussion about ways to make simple lifestyle and nutrition changes to improve your heart health. Learn about medical treatment options that can reduce you

Health Screenings

  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index

Health and Wellness Booth: Talk with hospital staff about cancer awareness and prevention, back pain, cardiac health, heartburn, nutrition, joint health, and more!

Find a Physician Have the opportunity to meet our primary care physicians and find one to care for you and your family’s needs.

Inova Alexandria Hospital is committed to keeping the community well and providing the tools and resources needed to achieve health, wellness and fitness goals.

            Registration is preferred, but not required. Call 1-855-My-Inova (855-694-6682) or visit inova.org/expo

 

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About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

Inova is a global leader in developing and applying personalized health. Connecting researchers, clinicians and empowered consumers, we integrate genomic research for patient care, prevention and wellness. Our personalized health approach enables individuals to live longer, healthier lives.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.