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Wellness in the New Year

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Sabrina Hansen is the Development and Outreach Manager at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. She has more than 13 years of combined experience in the luxury spa and cosmetic industries. Tips for positive lifestyle changes in 2019 Happy New Year! The last few weeks have been merry and joyous – yet exhausting and stressful at…

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Living with Cancer and Staying Healthy During the Holidays

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Top tips from Inova Life with Cancer experts: How reducing stress, eating well and staying active can make it easier to enjoy the holidays With Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, CNSC; Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM; and Alexandra Russo, MSW, LCSW The holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone. For those living with and battling cancer, it…

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Keratosis Pilaris: How to Treat This Common Skin Condition

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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Should I visit a medical spa or a day spa?

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Sabrina Hansen is the Development and Outreach Manager at Inova Medical Spa in Ashburn, VA. She has more than 13 years of combined experience in the luxury spa and cosmetic industries. Medical Spa vs. Day Spa: What’s the Difference? Both Day Spas and Medical Spas offer varying services and treatments to help you look and feel…

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Building resiliency in children will yield benefits throughout their lives

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Raising Resilient Children Dr. B. Jill McCabe and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in the region.  As parents, it is not possible to protect our…

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Take the bus, save the Earth, improve your health: Alternative transportation and wellness

Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. Raise your hand if you enjoy sitting in Northern Virginia traffic. No one? Me either.…

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For Maximum Nutritional Value, Buy Local Produce

    Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. Kara Nickerson, RD, PN1 is a Registered Dietitian with over a decade of experience…

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5 Benefits of Taking your Workout Outside

Mike Endress has been in the health and wellness industry for over ten years now and has been helping others reach their goals ever since. He graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Exercise Science and is also a certified health coach and personal trainer. Mike’s passion for health and wellness not only…

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Top Ten Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

  Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. The first Earth Day was held in 1970, and it is widely considered to…

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