In early 2010, friends of the Lauer family in Burke pulled together and organized an impromptu blood drive to support three-month-old Sadie Lauer, who was then diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Sadie underwent several surgeries to remove the cancerous mass in her neck, which required a large supply of replacement blood. The drive fell on Valentine’s Day.
They’re all gone. As of August 2015, there were still 55 residents with mental or physical disabilities receiving services at the state-owned and operated Northern Virginia Training Center on Braddock Road.
The staccato of plastic meeting wooden table and rubber-clad paddle in rapid succession filled the Clifton Town Hall as little orange balls whizzed back and forth, competitors across a range of ages and skill levels vying for the title of Ping Pong Champion.
Case of Zika virus in Virginia was imported from outside the U.S.
As of Feb. 8, there is one known case of Zika virus in Virginia, according to Alexandria Health Department Director Stephen Haering.
Fourth Grow Your Health Festival on March 5.
The Grow Your Health Festival will be on Saturday, March 5 at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Nonprofit now headquartered in AFCEA building in Fair Lakes.
When Nikki Ferraro was just 17, she was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer. Since then, she’s fought it hard while also reaching out to help other teenagers battling the same disease.
Month-long observance raises awareness about cardiovascular disease and the role of aerobic exercise in preventing it.
Music is thumping, sweat is dripping and hearts are pounding. In a packed aerobic dance studio, students move in the name of health.
News from Reston Hospital
Making schedules work across the generations.
It is Monday. That means that Mike and Dot Green are caring for their granddaughters Calliope and Thalia Willis in their home on N. 31st Street in Arlington. Dot Green says that Calliope at 3 is very funny and active. She has lots of facial expressions and loves to run … "has to run," Mike Green interjects.
Virginia Dental Association (VDA) hosted "Where's the Chair?" event on Friday, Jan. 29.
In one moment, Kim Daily’s life changed forever. It was September 2011 and the Centreville resident was in a car accident where she hit her head. Afterwards she experienced some numbness and pain in her neck.
How Virginia’s decision not to expand Medicaid impacts Arlingtonians.
Where do you go when you’re sick?
Childhood friends become married partners, gym owners.
Gaurave Batta and his wife Leyna have always been into sports and fitness. But with two small kids at home and Gaurave running his own business intelligence consulting company, they needed a solution that was efficient, above all else.
Larger site to accommodate more students.
The Potomac Pilates studio will be relocating to the heart of Potomac Village from the Potomac Tennis Club on Potomac Tennis Lane. Helen Marshall, owner of Potomac Tennis Club, has decided that the multi-use facility, frequented by hundreds of Potomac residents each month, will be closing permanently in April.
Mission: first-class pet care in Great Falls.
The Georgetown Pike Veterinary Clinic is a familiar sight tucked comfortably in the Village, but next month the operation is seeing big changes. Come Feb. 1, the clinic will be merging with Seneca Hill Animal Hospital and relocating to Seneca’s facility down the road.
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