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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Physicians Named Top Doctors in Northern Virginia by Arlington Magazine

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July 15, 2019, Fairfax, Virginia – Eight Inova Schar Cancer Institute doctors have been named “Top Doctors” in Northern Virginia by Arlington Magazine, continuing a track record of recognition for this growing team of exceptional cancer specialists. Inova Schar, a department of Inova Fairfax Hospital, is home to more than 1,000 doctors, researchers, nurses, cancer…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive “Get With the Guidelines” Awards

American Heart Association Award recognizes Inova’s commitment to quality stroke care Falls Church, va ― All five Inova hospitals received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Quality Achievement Award. Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital all received the “Elite Plus” certificate. …

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Joy of Giving in July Donation Event

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Inova Blood Donor Services is hosting a Joy of Giving in July Donation Center Event.  The summer season in healthcare is often referred to as “Trauma Season”.  Donate blood, platelets, or plasma on July 5, 2019, to help save local lives across the Northern Virginia area.  Your gift of time will help patients heal to…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services

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July 2019 Screenings Schedule Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will be providing countywide blood pressure screenings at a variety of locations during the month of July. For further information call the Mobile Health hotline at 703-858-8801 or visit www.inova.org/mobilehealth.  Monday, July 1, 10 a.m. – noon Madison House 25 Monroe St.,…

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Looking for Ways to be Greener and Leaner?

Chip Goyette is the sustainability director for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, he provides overall direction and oversight of all sustainability initiatives to ensure that Inova is incorporating these practices into everything we do. It’s Saturday morning, game day and once again I am awoken by the sound of rain. My first thought…

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Adding Vegetables in Your Diet

Christy Lormel has almost 12 years of experience in clinical research, health promotion, health education, and program management, Christy has been with Inova Health System for 8 years and Inova Well for almost 4 of those. In her spare time Christy enjoys teaching barre and yoga as well as spending time with her husband and…

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2019 Inova Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Summit

Fairfax, VA- May, 17, 2019– The Inova Sports Medicine Department held its 3rd Annual Sports Medicine Summit at the Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH). This conference, hosted by Dr. Robin West and Dr. Edward Chang, placed an emphasis on, “Emerging Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery and Rehabilitation.” Experts from around the country shared their…

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The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital Awards Nursing Scholarships Totaling $104,050

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Leesburg, VA – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital has recently awarded 45 nursing scholarships, totaling $104,050, to nurses who live and/or work in Loudoun County.  Recipients are enrolled in LPN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at 17 different schools, including The Academies of Loudoun.  Awards range from $1,000 to $2,850. Since the nursing…

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Join Greg Stroman, Redskins Cornerback to Donate on World Sickle Cell Day Blood Donors Needed for World Sickle Cell Day Blood Drive

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World Sickle Cell Day is on Wednesday, June 19th.  Sickle Cell Disease affects more than 700,000 people in the United States.  Their red blood cells are shaped like sickles instead of normal biconcave, disc-shaped red cells.  Normal shaped red cells travel through veins of people easily, whereas the abnormally shaped “sickle” cells may block blood…

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Gamers Needed to Meet Blood Supply Shortage

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Inova Blood Donor Services Calls on Gamers to Boost Blood Supplies on World Blood Donor Falls Church, VA – To help engage a new generation of young donors, Inova Blood Donor Services has partnered with Team Liquid, a multi-regional, professional esports organization with a national fanbase of more than seven million gamers. This program has…

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