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Take Note With Inova

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Inova explores benefits of medical music therapy program Music therapy has the power to improve our physical and psychological health. This is the basis for the partnership between A Place to Be and a special music therapy program offered at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) and Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. “We’re not…

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Call the Midwife

Melanie Scoggins with her baby.

Inova Loudoun Hospital expands midwifery services to meet increasing interest Not long ago, many Americans saw midwifery care as a birthing choice that did not adhere to the standards of traditional medicine. Things have certainly changed. Today, breakout studies and growing physician support speak to the benefits of a midwife-attended delivery for healthy women at…

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Pelvic Treatment is Available for Women

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Women with pelvic floor disorder are not alone Ladies, do you leak urine when you cough, sneeze or laugh? Do you frequently have the urge to go to the bathroom? You’re not alone. About half of women over age 50 have this condition. And it’s got a name: pelvic floor disorder. Pelvic floor disorder describes…

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Cancer Institute Grand Opening

Inova Schar Cancer Institute lobby.

Inova Schar Cancer Institute puts a full suite of cancer care services under one roof After years of planning and preparation, the new home of Inova Schar Cancer Institute is coming into focus. When it opens this spring, the 342,000-square-foot facility will provide the most complete cancer care in Northern Virginia. Inova already gives patients…

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Award-Winning Care

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Inova hospitals receive accolades 2018 was an award-winning year for Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH). From awards for safety to involvement in the local community, these hospitals are proud to be recognized for the following: ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade: IAH was awarded an “A” grade for…

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The Doctor Will See You Now

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Inova Primary Care practices close to home Inova primary care physicians are leading the way in health and wellness with a personalized approach to getting you healthy and keeping you well. Expert clinicians take time to get to know you as a patient — and as a person. At each visit, they will empower you…

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Inova Gives Heartburn a Gut Check

Dcotors celebrate after 200th LINX procedure.

Heartburn Treatment Center performs 200th minimally invasive procedure The Heartburn Treatment Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital is one of the busiest centers in the United States when it comes to performing the LINX procedure. In fact, the center celebrated its 200th LINX procedure last September and has since completed more than 230 LINX procedures to…

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Reaping the Rewards of Weight Loss

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Bariatric surgery can help with many life goals, including having a baby Weight loss is the obvious goal with bariatric surgery, but for many people, it’s not the only one. Treating obesity successfully can lead to better health, increased physical activity, improved sleep and countless other benefits. The main reason for Meg Appel to have…

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Tailor-Made for Kids

A girl pets the facility dog at Inova Loudoun Hospital.

Child Life specialists, therapy dog and other amenities distinguish Inova’s pediatric services “Kid-friendly” is a term usually associated with fun places or activities. But it also applies to the array of pediatric services and facilities available at Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH). Both hospitals tailor emergency and inpatient care to…

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