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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert” Lectures in November and December 2019

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Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements, The Evolving Role of Cytogenetics in Cancer Care and Traumatic Brain Injuries Leesburg, VA – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host several  lectures in November and December – “Robotic MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements: Meet the Robot” on…

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Straight A’s for Inova Hospitals from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Falls Church, VA – All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.  A national distinction, Leapfrog recognizes Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the third consecutive grading period that all five Inova hospitals have received an ‘A’ grade.  In fact,…

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Weighing in on Childhood Obesity

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Obesity in children and adolescents is on the rise, but there are ways to prevent it The percentage of U.S. children and adolescents diagnosed with obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s, with 1 in 5 school-age children and young people (6 to 19 years) now battling obesity, reports the Centers for Disease Control…

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Inova Health System Announces Partnership with Fairfax Radiological Consultants (FRC)

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System today announced a partnership between Inova Radiology Imaging Associates (RIA) and Fairfax Radiological Consultants (FRC) forming a new company called Fairfax Radiology Centers. The new company will offer enhanced continuity of care, new technologies and an expanded women’s imaging program. “For many years, Inova and FRC have each…

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Managing Urinary Frequency

Help for Urinary Incontinence is Available We all want to laugh as much as possible, right? Maybe not if you’re dealing with urinary incontinence, a form of bladder weakness that prompts urine leakage while you’re doing everyday things such as coughing, sneezing, lifting heavy items, exercising or even erupting in laughter. Women are mainly affected…

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Parenting in the 21st Century: Dealing with Cyberbullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Learn how to Help Children Cope with Cyberbullying. Name-calling and rumor-spreading have long been unpleasant and challenging aspects of adolescent life and have accelerated online in a form called cyberbullying. Standing up to an often faceless bully is now a new skill for teens and their families. So what…

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All Treats, No Tricks

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Have a happy, healthy Halloween Families who take part in Halloween festivities might be taking weeks to prepare—from decorating the house to choosing just the right costumes. Here are some more suggestions to make the holiday as safe and healthy and possible. Costumes and trick-or-treatingDepending on the rules and customs in your community, the young…

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Rummage Sale Shatters Record

Leesburg, VA – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is pleased to report the 81st Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale grossed approximately $343,000 shattering all previous sales records.  An estimated 7,500 shoppers attended the Saturday-Sunday event held at Morven Park Equestrian Center.  The top selling departments were once again The Look, Furniture and Jewelry. …

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Q&A: Dangers of Teen Vaping

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Inova pediatric lung specialist cites ‘epidemic’ use of e-cigarettes among youth As national reports continue to roll in of mysterious and severe “vaping illnesses” affecting hundreds of younger Americans who’ve used e-cigarettes, Inova’s Sunil Kapoor, MD, shares his views as part of the collective sense of alarm. Dr. Kapoor, Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Medical…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services

November 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 November. For further information call the Mobile Health hotline at 703-858-8801 or visit www.inova.org/mobilehealth. Monday, November 4, 10 a.m. – noon Madison House 25 Monroe St.,…

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