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Strangers received new hearts on same day — then love happened, TODAY

After they both received heart transplants, Taylor Givens and Collin Kobelja recovered in adjacent rooms, unaware that the other existed. They had no idea that their live-saving procedures in June 2011 would give them a new chance at life — and the chance for love. “All of the things that fell into place for us…

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The Importance of Infants’ Exposure to Micro-Organisms, New York Times

Many studies have strongly suggested that the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit the human body influence our current and future health and may account for the rising incidence of several serious medical conditions now plaguing Americans, young and old. Dr. Suchitra Hourigan, a pediatric gastroenterologist and director of the Inova Translational Medicine Institute in Falls…

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Healthgrades’ 250 top hospitals for clinical excellence, Becker’s Hospital Review

Healthgrades named the 250 recipients of its 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence Jan. 23. Hospitals recognized with this award performed among the top 5 percent in the nation for at least 21 of 32 inpatient conditions and procedures analyzed by Healthgrades. Read more. Includes: Inova Alexandria Hospital Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (Fairfax) Inova…

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Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ Recipients 2018, Healthgrades

Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence are hospitals rated in the top 5% in the nation with the lowest risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates across at least 21 of 32 common conditions and procedures. Patients treated in hospitals receiving the Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award have, on average, a lower risk of dying than if they…

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