Rachel Noble, MS, LPC, is a mental health provider. She serves as Director of Theapeutic Programs and Women’s Behavioral Health Services at Inova Health System. In honor of Mother’s Day, and in recognition that May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, here is some helpful information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs): what they…

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Fairfax Hospital (IFH) is proud to announce it is now a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) as certified by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This is an elite designation for healthcare organizations focusing on highly specialized stroke care. Inova is one of only three…

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Mitchell Psotka, MD, PhD, is the Section Chief of Inova’s Heart Failure & Transplant Program. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute in Falls Church, VA and is a co-principal investigator of the HF-eVOLUTION study. Akshay Desai, MD,…

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Falls Church, VA — In just three and a half months, Inova Health System has administered more than 300,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and is continuing to expand operations to accommodate even more Northern Virginia community members. Inova hit this significant milestone this week, which accounts for 25% of all shots given in Northern…

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The findings from a study of a new blood test offering a less invasive approach and earlier detection of acute heart transplant rejection were published in the March 23 issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. The article is based on a study co-authored by Palak Shah, MD, MS, an Inova Heart…

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In the past, chemotherapy treatment was given to patients based on where in the body the cancer began, not taking in the factors of the molecular diversity of the individual patient’s cancer. Over the years, the development and advancement of the treatment for cancer has improved by applying molecular testing to determine individual patient tumors…

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Wayne Batchelor, MD, is Director of Interventional Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Research at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. His outpatient practice is based at the Inova Cardiology Fairfax office. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease with added qualifications in interventional cardiology. Tricuspid valve regurgitation is a relatively common problem. Millions of Americans have the condition, which is caused…

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FALLS CHURCH, VA– This week, Inova Health System reached the significant milestone of administering more than 200,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of March 11, 2021, the total number of doses administered by Inova is nearly 211,500.  This accounts for one-third of all shots given in Northern Virginia and one in every eleven administered…

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