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Should You Be Screened for Hepatitis?

Ahead of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the World Health Organization wants you to know that only one in 20 people with viral hepatitis know they have it. And just one in 100 with the disease is being treated. Around the world 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B and C, more than 10 times the number of …

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Bedrock YOGA Announces Summer Schedule

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA’s summer 2017 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. New …

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Potomac Health Foundation Awards Grants to Improve Community Health

Provided by Potomac Health Foundation Potomac Health Foundation awarded one year grants to 35 programs serving residents of eastern Prince William County, Lorton, and North Stafford communities through its Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program to further the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of the community by increasing access to health care for the medically underserved. In total, the …

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Lake Ridge women score a hole in one for the Sentara Cancer Network

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center More than 50 members of the Lake Ridge Golf League got out their drivers and took their skills to the green to raise money for cancer patients. On Wednesday, June 22, the group represented by Suzanne Johnson and Bonnie Little donated a check for more than $1,300 to Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center President …

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Take Precautions in Extreme Heat

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s that time of the year when the forecast is predicting hot and humid weather; just one of the many signs summer has arrived. As periods of high temperatures continue, individuals should heed weather warnings to avoid becoming a victim of hyperthermia, a heat-related illness referred to as heat stroke. Hyperthermia occurs when …

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Community Comes Together to Learn About Opioid Epidemic

Provided by Prince William County There’s a nationwide opioid epidemic that’s killing people, and Prince William County is not immune to the problem. The opioid epidemic and how it’s impacting the county was recently discussed at a community event at Forest Park High School entitled “Opioid Epidemic: Let’s Talk About It!” According to 1st Sgt. Kenneth Hulsey with the county’s …

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Senior Care Expert Marie Woodard to Present at Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Oct. 7, 2017

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Strategic Management Partners announced today that Marie Woodard will speak at Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge. She’ll offer proven strategies to get the most from a doctor’s visit. “We’re excited to bring Marie to this event,” said organizer Barbara French. “She’ll take the guesswork out of …

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The Perfect Storm – Has Your Child Been Diagnosed?

Provided by Core Chiropractic Any parent whose child has been diagnosed with anxiety, ADHD, autism, allergies, or asthma knows the sinking feeling when the doctor finally breaks the news about something that you have been trying to avoid for years. This is one of those moments when you feel like the world has stopped, emptiness has taken over your body, and the …

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Bedrock YOGA to Participate in Virginia Yoga Week

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will be participating in Virginia Yoga Week June 11-18, 2017. During Virginia Yoga Week, bedrock YOGA will offer free classes and classes for $5.00. For more information on bedrock YOGA’s participation in Virginia Yoga Week, visit bedrockyoga.net/vayogaweek.html. Join us on Sunday, June 18 at the Harris Pavilion in Historic Downtown Manassas from 9:00-10:15 a. …

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June is National Sun Safety Month

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Each year in the U.S., more than 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people. New cases of skin cancer occur more than all other cancers combined, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Over the course of a lifetime, one in five Americans will develop skin …

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