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Bedrock YOGA Announces New Student Special

Provided by bedrock YOGA Have you ever wanted to try yoga but are unsure about making a large commitment? Bedrock YOGA has the answer – our New Student Special! We’ll be offering a New Student Special for our January classes. New Student Passes are available for purchase now by students who are new to bedrock YOGA. Passes can be purchased at …

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County Partners with University to Help Firefighters and Police Officers

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue and the Police Department are working with George Mason University students who are certified athletic trainers to help firefighters and police officers stave off injury. George Mason University Professor Shane Caswell, Ph.D., said firefighters and police officers often sustain injuries that are comparable to the injuries …

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PWCS Aquatics Center Offers Fun for All; Membership Discounts

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Don’t miss out on fun and fitness just because cold weather is here. If you like to swim, or need to learn, pay a visit to the county’s newest swimming pool, the PWCS Aquatics Center, open to the entire Prince William community every day of the week. The PWCS Aquatics Center offers a broad …

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Supervisor Principi Introduces Resolution to Address Opioid Crisis

Provided by Supervisor Frank J. Principi’s Office At today’s Prince William Board of County Supervisors meeting, Woodbridge Supervisor Frank J. Principi introduced a resolution to immediately invest $200,000 dollars to address existing unmet opioid treatment needs and reduce wait list lengths and times. “Several weeks ago, we heard a very sobering presentation from County staff on the current opioid epidemic.  …

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New Shoulder Replacement Procedure Gives the Gift of Movement

Ernie Krapfl is an avid table tennis player, but the 74-year-old’s game was nearly derailed by a severe shoulder injury. “I had been losing a lot of sleep because of the pain. I had a separation and a torn rotator cuff,” he explains. Krapfl had been living with the injury since his college days and kept putting off getting surgery because of the fear …

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Sentara Leads the Mission for Women- and Family-Centered Care

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Newly renovated rooms, family birthing units and an open floor plan is transforming the patient experience for expectant mothers. On Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center officially launched its Women’s Health Center. The hospital recently celebrated 45 years of serving the community. This latest development showcases Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center’s commitment to …

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Putting Art into Anti-Drug Messages

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) “Your Future is Key So Stay Drug Free,” is a message a young child can understand, as demonstrated by 300 entries from elementary and middle school students in the first Red Ribbon Week student art contest in PWCS. Winners were recognized by the School Board at its meeting on Nov. 14. Students and …

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An Amazing Story of the Power of a Book

Provided by Prince William County When Suzahn Vollstad was seven years old, her younger brother, Paul, had a series of strokes that left him hospitalized for five months with mitochondrial disease, a disorder that affects most of the cells in the body and prevents them from creating energy to sustain life and support organ function. Suzahn’s mother, Peggy Vollstad, said …

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Program Teaches Revival Training for Opioid Overdoses

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County is not immune to the opioid crisis. There were 498 overdoses in Prince William County in 2016, with 52 of those overdoses resulting in death. In hopes of preventing more deaths like these in the county, several public safety personnel have been trained through the state’s REVIVE! program to teach others how …

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