News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

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Pneumococcal (Strep) Vaccine: Should I Get It?

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Dr. Kenneth Lin is a board certified internist at Inova General Internal Medicine Group – Ballston. He has 21 years of clinical experience and special interests in preventive medicine, nutrition, and dermatologic procedures. Streptococcus pneumoniae – commonly referred to as “strep” or “pneumococcus” – is a familiar type of bacteria associated with varying infections which…

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Comprehensive OB-GYN Care for Every Stage of a Woman’s Life

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Inova OBGYN – Shirlington’s all-female practice offers comfort, convenience At Inova OBGYN – Shirlington, women find the care they need for every stage of their lives — from puberty through menopause and beyond. “We aim to give our patients the ultimate in service, convenience and comfort,” says Hillary Robinowitz-Elins, MD,  one of four doctors in…

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Inova Pairs Mental Health With Primary Care

Breaking barriers in behavioral health With the mind-body connection well established, Inova Medical Group’s pairing of primary care and behavioral health providers in the same offices has reaped rave reviews. Since July 2017, most Inova primary care clinics have counselors and other mental health clinicians on staff, under the same roof, creating a seamless transition between…

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HPV Vaccine – What’s New?

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Dr. Kenneth Lin is a board certified internist at Inova General Internal Medicine Group – Ballston. He has 21 years of clinical experience and special interests in preventive medicine, nutrition, and dermatologic procedures. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and a well-recognized cause of cervical cancer, genital warts, and oral cancers.…

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Inova Health System Recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America®

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Falls Church, Virginia –  Inova Health System has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The top one hundred workplaces were honored at the Fitbit Captivate Conference in Chicago on September 20, 2018. The winning organizations were honored for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming. Over 1,000…

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Inclement Weather Updates Due to Hurricane Florence

The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington DC reports that Hurricane Florence may impact the Washington, DC metro with heavy rainfall which may lead to isolated flooding, as well as moderate coastal flooding from Thursday, September 13 – Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Inova regularly trains and prepares for emergency events, including weather-related events. We will continue to…

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Think “C for complexion”: How your skin can benefit from Vitamin C

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Azar Nejad is a Licensed Master Aesthetician at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. She has six years of industry experience and holds additional certifications as a laser technician, Xtreme Lash® Stylist, and in oncology aesthetics. Azar has extensive experience in treating all skin types. Her favorite services include facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, IPL, laser…

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Minimize sun spots and skin damage with these skincare tips and tricks

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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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Preventing and managing acne

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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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