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Did you know one in eight women may develop breast cancer at some point in her lifetime? Did you know prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men? / Join us for an afternoon discussion about cancer prevention from a panel of physician expert from +Inova Alexandria Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Register online http://bit.ly/2o1rxRW or call us at 1-855-My-Inova (1-866-694-6682). #Cancer #CancerPrevention 

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Vocal cord dysfunction is often misdiagnosed as exercise-induced asthma. Inova speech-language pathologist Margie Comerford, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, at +Inova Loudoun Hospital, discusses how to recognize the signs. #Asthma #VocalCordDysfunction






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Earlier this month, +Inova Heart and Vascular Institute - Inova Fairfax Hospital began enrolling patients in a first-of-its-kind international study to compare drug therapies for patients who have had transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR. Dr. Matthew Sherwood shares how this study may help provide clearer guidelines for how best to treat patients following TAVR. #TAVR #HeartHealth #ValveReplacement #InovaHeart 

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As a parent or caregiver, odds are high that you’re familiar with runny noses and stomach aches, but what about croup? Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN, with the Children’s Emergency Room at +Inova Loudoun Hospital share a guide to identifying and treating croup. #Croup #Childhood #Virus 

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Do you have questions about weight loss surgery? Join us for an informative seminar about surgical options that are available for the treatment of obesity and morbid obesity, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric banding.

Discussion will cover the prerequisites and eligibility for surgery at +Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Emergency Room on March 27, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Register online at http://bit.ly/2kOSVF4 or call us at 1-855-My-Inova (1-855-694-6682). #WeightLoss #BariatricSurgery #WeightLossSurgery 

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The common cold causes more absences from school and work each year than any other illness. It’s not uncommon for children in daycare to have a dozen colds in a single year!

Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN, at the Children’s Emergency Room at +Inova Loudoun Hospital provide a guide to identifying and treating the common cold. #Cold #CommonCold #SickDay 

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Inova Sports Medicine is heading to Japan! Dr. Robert Najarian, sports medicine physician and +Washington Nationals team physician, has been named covering physician for the next round of the +World Baseball Classic, taking place this week in Tokyo. #SportsMedicine #Baseball #WorldBaseballClassic 

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Most kids suffer from at least one viral infection every winter, and influenza is one of the culprits. While most children with flu recover on their own at home, the illness can create serious complications – and it helps to be prepared. Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN, with the Children’s Emergency Room at +Inova Loudoun Hospital share a guide to identifying and treating flu. #Influenza #Flu #FighttheFlu 
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