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Halloween Blood Donation Event
Sterling, VA – Blood Shortages are Scary! Help us boost the supply available for patients in our community and join us at our Halloween Center Event on October 31!!   As a thank you, all donors will receive a themed long-sleeved Halloween t-shirt*!  Plus, we’ll have special snacks (“Frankenfurters,” cupcakes and more!) and decorations! All blood…
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 8:00:57 AM

Should You Go 3D for Mammogram Screening?
Monjari Gillian, MD is a diagnostic radiologist at Inova Schar Cancer Institute.   The research is clear: Annual breast cancer screening with mammography can reduce deaths from breast cancer by up to 40 percent. Even more good news: With the increasing availability of 3D tomosynthesis (3D mammography), breast cancer is detected earlier at its most treatable stage.…
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:00:37 AM

Dialysis Patients in Northern Virginia Have a New Option at the Falls Church Somatus Dialysis Center
Somatus and Inova introduce new dialysis center to Falls Church community, including in-home dialysis services September 2018 – Lt. Governor of Virginia Justin Fairfax joined community physicians and team members from Inova for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Somatus dialysis center in Falls Church, VA. The new dialysis center is located at…
Monday, October 08, 2018 3:17:26 PM

Community Health Needs Assessment: Tell Us What You Think!
Help us improve health in our communities! Everyone should be able to live the healthiest life possible. How can we make that a reality? Inova and our partners in public health are conducting a community health needs assessment to find and act on the biggest healthcare issues in our communities. Tell us what YOU think about the…
Friday, October 05, 2018 2:58:18 PM

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition Again
Highest national honor recognizes commitment to nursing excellence FAIRFAX, VA –  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital attained Magnet recognition for the third time, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practices. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes healthcare organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest…
Friday, October 05, 2018 7:00:24 AM

Alexandria amputee football player inspires with his story of perserverance, ABC 7
Alexandria amputee football player inspires with his story of perserverance, October 4, 2018, ABC7 News ABC 7 News shares Sebastian Bonaiuto’s story of returning to the football field after being diagnosed and treated for osteosarcoma, a bone cancer. Read more.
Thursday, October 04, 2018 10:00:13 AM

Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Your Risk
Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC is a registered dietitian and certified oncology nutrition specialist at Life With Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute that enhances the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support free of charge. Research shows a definitive link between cancer risk and what’s on your plate.…
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 8:00:17 AM

Which laser skin treatment is right for me?
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…
Monday, October 01, 2018 4:09:37 PM

Laser hair removal FAQs
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…
Monday, October 01, 2018 3:27:11 PM

Should I visit a medical spa or a day spa?
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…
Monday, October 01, 2018 2:49:19 PM

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