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Police Prefer Treatment over Incarceration for Addicts

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County police officers have taken to carrying around business cards with phone numbers for the Prince William County Community Services Board printed on them. When they find someone who is addicted to opioids, the police officers give the drug users one of the cards and hope people will use it to call for …

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Rebel Fit USA Invites all to make the Push for Service Members and Veterans

Provided by Rebel Fit USA Rebel Fit USA is hosting an official Pushups For Charity event on July 9 at their new studio at 2088 Daniel Stuart Square, Woodbridge, VA. The event is part of the annual nationwide Boot Campaign Pushups For Charity fundraising initiative, which kicks off on Armed Forces Day, May 21, and runs through Veterans Day, Nov. …

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Bedrock YOGA Announces Summer Schedule

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA’s summer 2016 schedule has been finalized. Classes will feature a progressive yoga series for students who want to advance through their practice at an individual pace. We also offer Gentle Yoga classes for every level of experience. Other classes include Yoga for Kids (age 5-12), Chair Yoga, Shape Up Yoga and Candlelight Restoratives. Candlelight …

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Potomac Health Foundation Awards Grants to Improve Community Health

Provided by Potomac Health Foundation Potomac Health Foundation awarded grants to 25 programs serving residents of eastern Prince William County, Lorton, and North Stafford communities through its Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program. The Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program addresses the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of the community by awarding grants to programs that strengthen access to …

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Share a Brew and Fight Cancer Too Raises Several Hundred Dollars

Provided by Manassas City Councilman Ian Lovejoy Share a Brew and Fight Cancer Too, a fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Cancer Research Center, raised several hundred dollars, says Councilman Ian Lovejoy, one of the event’s organizers. Held at Badwolf Brewery on Kao Circle on June 3, the event drew a crowd despite torrential rain. “I have to give credit to …

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Bedrock YOGA to Participate in Virginia Yoga Week

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will be participating in annual Virginia Yoga Week June 12-19, 2016. During Virginia Yoga Week, bedrock YOGA will offer free classes and classes for $5.00. In addition, all proceeds from the studio’s Restoratives class on June 15 will be donated to Transitional Housing BARN, Inc., in Bristow. For more information on bedrock YOGA’s participation …

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Surviving Cancer through Diet, Superfoods and the Mind-Body Connection

Provided by Prince William B.E.A.T. Cancer Cancer survivors face many challenges after their initial treatment – including what to eat to support their recovery and maintain their health. Survivors and their families/caregivers, healthcare providers and any interested community members are invited to a free seminar on nutrition, healthy “superfoods” and the mind body relationship. The Breast Education, Awareness and Treatment …

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June Is Fireworks Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Although the first holiday of the summer has come and gone, we are just getting started anticipating all the wonderful festivities yet to happen; part of that excitement is fireworks. Who doesn’t like a good fireworks show? The bursts of colors and light filling the sky are breathtaking, yet many don’t think about …

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How Healthy Are Our First Responders?

By Dr. Christopher Leet You may not think about the overall health of a first responder. But, if you are in a crisis and require rescue, don’t you want to be sure that the person taking care of you is healthy and will stay that way until you get the help that you need? Yes, it’s a selfish thought. However, …

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5 Superfoods for Healthy Skin

When it comes to your skin, what you eat directly influences its’ appearance. Even though it seems strange, our skin is the largest organ in our body. It needs nutrients, oxygen, and hydration in order to be healthy and retain our youthful beauty. More than that, acne, rosacea, redness, dry skin, and even fine lines and wrinkles are all affected …

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