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More Sleep, Fewer Meltdowns, Better Eating

By Ashleigh Balsamo, Digital Media Coordinator Core Chiropractic in Montclair is holding a live workshop on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00 p. m. Hosted by pediatric wellness experts Dr. Scott Stachelek and Dr. Ashley Jeffries, this event is about focusing on the underlying causes behind different spectrum disorders in children. The event will be at Core Chiropractic’s offices at 5069 …

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bedrock YOGA to Offer Begin and Build a Home Practice Workshop

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will offer a workshop on how to “Begin and Build a Home Practice” on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 p. m. A home practice brings many benefits including a greater self-awareness, a tool for self-care in your day to day life and a deepening of your yoga practice that can enhance your class …

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National Burn Awareness Week February 5 – 11, 2017

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Although Burn Awareness Week is coming to an end, “Be Burn Aware” by taking the necessary precautions to eliminate and/or reduce burn injuries throughout the year. Anyone can sustain a scald burn but infants, young children, older adults and people with disabilities are at high risk for these types of injuries. Most burn …

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Sentara Hospitals to Transition from Color Codes to Plain Language “Alerts”

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center When the calm, measured voice of a hospital operator announces a ‘Code Yellow’ on an overhead page at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, it means there’s a hazardous materials incident unfolding. Personnel from the Facilities, Environmental Services and Safety & Security departments will rush to contain and clean up the problem, but visitors …

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Tweet Happy Thoughts: Study finds link between negative tweets and heart disease

By Graziella Steele Tweeting isn’t just a mode of self-expression. It may also be a good indicator of whether the tweeter is at risk of heart disease, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Many factors can contribute to heart disease—from poor lifestyle choices, such as lack of physical activity, to socioeconomic conditions (poverty) and …

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Tribute at the Glen Assisted Living Memory Care Officially Opens in Woodbridge

Woodbridge, VA- Tribute at the Glen’s ribbon cutting ceremony took place Thursday evening. This new senior living community blends detailed luxury with care, safety, and a high quality of life. An estimated 500 were in attendance, and while the place was full there was plenty of room, food and beverage for everyone. Entertainment by the Nitehawks, the mood was perfect and …

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Provided by National Cervical Cancer Coalition-Prince William County Each year, an estimated 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and of those, about one-third will die as a result of the cancer. Over the last 30 years, due to increased screening and awareness, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by more than 50%. The American Social Health Association …

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Prince William Area Free Clinic to Benefit from Grant by Dominion Foundation

Provided by Dominion The Prince William Area Free Clinic (PWAFC) in Woodbridge was the recipient of a $5,000 grant awarded recently by the Dominion Foundation, the charitable arm of Dominion Resources. Funds will support the organization’s ongoing initiatives to provide free access to health care for uninsured patients. A primary care provider, the PWAFC serves over 2,600 low-income residents of …

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Should I Call My Doctor? How to know it’s time to pay your doctor a visit

Provided by Novant Health UVA Everyone feels a little out of sorts every now and then. So when do you call your doctor for a visit without thinking you’re behaving like a hypochondriac? It can be hard to decide what symptoms are serious enough to warrant making an appointment. Sometimes the symptoms can appear unclear. For example, warning signs of …

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Bedrock YOGA to Relocate to 9415 Main Street, Manassas

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA is moving! Starting on January 1, 2017, the studio’s new home will be 9415 Main Street in Manassas, next to Philadelphia Tavern and above Social Butterfly. Director Elizabeth Bailey said, “While our philosophy still focuses on small classes with personal attention to our students, our new space is going to give us more flexibility …

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