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NPR Visits Inova to Document Infant-Health Research Study

nurse swabbing a newborn baby

Inova’s vaginal seeding study featured on NPR’s Morning Edition NPR’s Morning Edition has profiled the groundbreaking vaginal seeding study at Inova Women’s Hospital that aims to discover if babies born by C-section will benefit from a swab of their mother’s microbes. The article explains how vaginal seeding “was developed in response to the sharp rise…

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New resource coming to Leesburg for sexual assault, domestic violence victims, WTOP

WASHINGTON — A new department dedicated to helping sexual assault and domestic violence victims will open in Leesburg, Virginia, in May. The department is part of Inova Loudoun Hospital and will be called the Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team (FACT). FACT will provide medical evaluation, forensic evidence collection and medical and emotional support to those who come…

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Inova cardiac researchers publish JAMA article on use of intensive lipid-lowering drugs

The question over who should use cholesterol reducing medication is a hotly debated topic among physicians. Researchers at Inova just published an analysis in the current edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) providing foundational findings that will help change the understanding of when and how to use intensive lipid-lowering therapy to…

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