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Richard P. Perrin, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Medical Director, Cardiology Services featured in the Northern Virginia Magazine’s (cover) 2017 Top Doctors issue.

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February Americal Hearth Month

- What does it mean when we say a "family history of heart disease"?
- What are you doing for exercise?
- If you’re experiencing symptoms, you can use the app to actually do an EKG...
- Many patients have read highly provocative stories in non-scientific magazines...

Four Cardiologists Talk About Your Heart Health

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Betsy Crisafulli, a registered dietitian and nutritionist at Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group, has tips for eating out deliciously AND healthfully!

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The Virginia hospitals getting high satisfaction ratings on both survey questions from 80 percent or more of their patients in 2015 were: Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Haymarket Medical Center in Prince William County, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg.

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Our skilled operating room nurses are essential to successful surgeries! #ThankYou

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Tierney Schmidt, 35, from New Berlin, Wisconsin, didn’t make it out of Reagan National Airport on her own. Coming off the plane with acute shortness of breath and numbness in her legs, she was transported to Virginia Hospital Center by ambulance and rushed into the Emergency Department. Her condition was a life-threatening, massive pulmonary embolism—two large blood clots on both sides of her pulmonary artery in her lungs...

To read more, click on the link below.

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The 2nd Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson Memorial
5K and Family Fun Day
When: Saturday, November 19th | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Knights of Columbus | 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22207

This event returns for it's second year! All race proceeds will support pre and postnatal medical care for low-income, expectant mothers and their newborn children, provided at Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington Pediatric Center.

To register, click on the link below.

https://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/supportthehospital/foundation_events.aspx

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What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

Virginia Hospital Center encourages women to be actively involved in monitoring their own health and taking preventive measures against breast cancer. In recent years, the early detection of breast cancer has saved the lives of thousands of women across the United States.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women and it is the second leading cause of cancer death, after lung cancer. However, when detected early, breast cancer is very treatable.

Women over age 20 should be aware of the warning signs and risk factors for breast cancer.

http://vhchospital.blogspot.com/2016/10/what-you-should-know-about-breast-cancer.html

Breast Cancer Awareness: Steps to Take.
ABC 7: Interview with Molly Sebastian, MD, FACS.

https://youtu.be/UoZiGhzOEt4
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