News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

Expert Commentary

The Common Cold: Symptoms and Treatment

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Nandini Koka, MD is the Medical Director for Inova Urgent Care.  Inova offers 11 convenient urgent care locations across Northern Virginia. All centers are open daily – even on weekends – and serve patients of all ages. Select centers in Dulles South, Manassas, Reston, Tysons Corner, and West Springfield offer specialized pediatric services in collaboration…

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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Fuel Up

You wouldn’t go on a road trip with an empty tank, so why would you work out without fueling up? Providing your body with the fuel it needs can help you stay energized, build muscle, and speed post-workout recovery. Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS offers performance training and nutrition services for teams and individual athletes.…

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A Guide to Child Passenger Safety

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Car seat, booster seat and seatbelt tips for kids of all ages Dr. B. Jill McCabe and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in the region. …

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Wellness in the New Year

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Sabrina Hansen is the Development and Outreach Manager at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. She has more than 13 years of combined experience in the luxury spa and cosmetic industries. Tips for positive lifestyle changes in 2019 Happy New Year! The last few weeks have been merry and joyous – yet exhausting and stressful at…

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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Devour Life

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Looking for ideas for healthy living habits? Inova Sports Performance powered EXOS experts share ideas on how to incorporate healthier eating into your life.   The first key to successfully devour life is to try new things! There’s nothing wrong with grilled chicken breast, brown rice, and spinach — until you’ve had it for the…

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New Aesthetic Treatment at Inova Medical Spa: Sculptra® Aesthetic

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Danielle Augustino, RPA-C is a Certified Registered Physician Assistant with 10 years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery. She has been trained to safely and effectively treat all skin types and has advanced training in dermal fillers, BOTOX®, ablative/nonablative lasers, IPL/BBL photorejuvenation, and laser hair removal. Danielle is one of the providers at the Inova…

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Living with Cancer and Staying Healthy During the Holidays

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Top tips from Inova Life with Cancer experts: How reducing stress, eating well and staying active can make it easier to enjoy the holidays With Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, CNSC; Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM; and Alexandra Russo, MSW, LCSW The holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone. For those living with and battling cancer, it…

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Fever Phobia: When To Worry About Your Child’s Temperature

Board-certified pediatric emergency physician Eugenie Charles, MD, and Erin Rovelli, RN, serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. Fevers are practically a universal rite of childhood. Fortunately, fever is not as dangerous as many parents fear. As…

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