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What if I just threw my back out?
Dorothy Polahar, DO, is a member of Inova Steinmetz Integrative and Functional Medicine Center board certified in family medicine. She has a special interest in functional and integrative medicine, including acupuncture. Read Dr. Polahar’s profile. “I just bent over to pick up a piece of paper, and now I can barely move. My back is…
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:00:31 AM

John McCain’s cancer: What is glioblastoma?, WUSA 9
Senator John McCain announced he was diagnosed with a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma. Our own Dr. John Deeken from the Inova Center for Personalized Health specializes in treating brain cancer and spoke with WUSA 9 about a gliobastoma diagnosis and treatment options. Watch more.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:49:04 AM

Inova Loudoun Hospital Names Marissa Jamarik Chief Nursing Officer
Leesburg, VA  — Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) is pleased to announce Marissa Jamarik, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). She is filling the role after long time CNO Lisa Dugan passed away. Dr. Jamarik has more than 28 years of nursing experience, 21 of those years in leadership roles. She most…
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:00:47 AM

Blood Inventory Low in Community, Inova Blood Donor Services Asks for Help
Falls Church, VA – The Washington DC Metropolitan area is experiencing a critically low supply of blood and Inova Blood Donor Services is asking for residents in the DMV to donate and help support patients in local hospitals. At least 250 blood donations a day need to be collected to ensure the blood supply is…
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:00:02 AM

Inova Alexandria’s Antenatal Testing Center helps families with high-risk pregnancies
The Risk Factor In 2015, Holly Wetzel and her husband Jeremy found out that she was pregnant. The joy was mixed with apprehension, however, as just a couple of years earlier they had suffered through a challenging pregnancy that ended in an emergency delivery and the loss of the baby two weeks later. Despite that…
Monday, July 17, 2017 5:11:46 PM

A Cutting-Edge Approach: Robotic Surgery Now at Inova Alexandria Hospital
A Cutting-Edge Approach Inova Alexandria Hospital recently introduced a new robotic surgery program, which will offer a wide range of surgical procedures in the areas of urologic, colorectal, general and gynecologic surgeries. “The new robotic surgical program is a tremendous opportunity to bring cutting-edge surgical services to the Alexandria community and to all of Northern…
Monday, July 17, 2017 4:57:04 PM

Inova Health System inks $60 million proton therapy deal, Washington Business Journal
Yet another health system joins the cancer-fighting technology race Inova Health System plans to begin offering proton beam therapy at its Inova Schar Cancer Institute by 2020 after signing a $60 million contract for a proton system from Reston-based Ion Beam Applications S.A. Read more.
Friday, July 07, 2017 2:07:51 PM

IBA to Install Proton Therapy Facility at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Virginia, USA
Contract signed with Inova for two-room Proteus®PLUS* proton therapy system near IBA’s North American Headquarters Reston, VA, USA, July 5th, 2017 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, and Inova, a global leader in personalized health, today signed a contract for a two-room…
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 7:00:26 AM

A 2-Year-Old’s Fight for Life, Fairfax Connection
Now 2 years old, baby Audrey Bryan of Vienna is a happy little girl who will soon begin ballet lessons as she returns to her normal life. Read more.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 6:00:54 AM

Inova Supports Community Wellness With School Breakfast Grant
FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova is pleased to announce it is awarding a $52,500 grant to Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) to expand its alternative breakfast program at seven elementary schools. This grant will fund the program startup costs for the Title I schools still in-need of the program. Seven schools will benefit from Inova’s…
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00:21 AM

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