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Healthcare Providers Help Human Trafficking Victims

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By Helena Tavares Kennedy Sponsored by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center What does human trafficking have to do with a hospital or health care system? Everything. Shockingly, in a survey of sex trafficked survivors, 88% of them said they had contact with a healthcare provider while they were being trafficked, according to Rhonda Boyett, BSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, Forensic Nursing …

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Considering a Retirement Community? The Where, When, Why, and How.

By Brian Tenney, Executive Director, Westminster at Lake Ridge When should someone start considering a move to a retirement community? Is there a right time? This is the million-dollar question with more than one correct answer. Many people focus so much on when that they may not take the time to consider the where, why and how. We find that all four …

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Ingleside at Home Personal Care Aide Certification

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Provided by Ingleside Retirement Commnities Ingleside at Home now offers a Personal Care Aide Certification course for individuals becoming senior care providers. Personal care assistants will be trained in-house with Ingleside Next Generation University programming. Ingleside values its caregivers and is determined to provide its clients with the best quality of at-home care. The Institute for Professional Care Education’s certification course is offered under …

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Novant Health UVA Health System Awarded Grade ‘A’ for Patient Safety

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Provided by Novant Health UVA Health System Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center and Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center have both been awarded ‘A’ grades in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. Leapfrog is a national nonprofit health care ratings organization. They evaluate the safe care practices of more than 2,600 hospitals every six …

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Living a Life of Daily Gratitude

Sponsored by Live Life Well Consulting In my family, we have a lovely annual tradition of sharing what we are grateful for as we sit down for our Thanksgiving meal. It creates warm moments of gratitude among family. As Thanksgiving draws near, it got me thinking. Why do we limit this to one day a year? This focus on gratitude …

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Hypnoconsult, LLC Releases New Program, “Unleashing Your Own Success”

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By Erin Pittman Sponsored by Hypnoconsult, LLC Have you ever imagined having a secret key that could unlock all your potential and deliver the success and self-fulfillment you’ve been longing for? Such a key could unleash dreams, enhance satisfaction and give your life the boost you desire. While not in the traditional metal form, nor requiring turns, this key has …

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Bilateral Knee Replacement Can Work for You

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If you would have seen John Reed earlier this year, you would have seen a man taking one painful step after another, while leaning heavily on a cane. Months later, it’s a different story for the 69 year old. “I didn’t take this lightly,” said Reed. “I was in increasingly severe pain for almost the last 20 years, mainly in …

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You Can #SaveLefty

By Emma Young “If this can happen to me, it can happen to anyone,” said Rebecca Barnes, Entrepreneur, Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department volunteer, Director of Give Back Prince William, and Publisher of this magazine. Performing regular breast self-exams, and having no family history of breast cancer, Barnes was late getting her annual mammogram. Then, Barnes recounted, “a member …

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Prince William Physician Wins Award

Rebecca Sinclair MD, Prince William Free Clinic, MSV award winner 2018

Provided by The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Prince William physician Rebecca O. Sinclair, M.D. has been honored by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV). She won the Foundation’s 2018 Salute to Service Award for Outstanding Service to the Uninsured and Underserved on Saturday, Oct. 20. Dr. Sinclair is the former medical director of the Prince William Area Free Clinic. …

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Colgan Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Colgan High School sign language interpreters have taken the program for students who are deaf and hard of hearing to great heights, and everyone benefits. The team of interpreters at Colgan collaborated with the school’s teachers and technology and media experts to forge a supportive school community, and increase deaf awareness, access, equality, …

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