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Inova Newsroom
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

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