Carroll takes the helm at Inova Alexandria.
When Susan Turner Carroll, the recently named CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital, says she is from Alexandria, she means it.
It may never feel like a “good time” to have a colonoscopy. You might have already used the excuse that the preparation day before a colonoscopy is unpleasant and cuts into your busy schedule — and then you put it off another year. But momentary discomfort or inconvenience is a small price to pay for saving your life.
Lacrosse marathon at Centreville High School supports Wounded Warrior Project.
Despite the pouring-down rain, the "Lax for a Cause: Purple vs. Red" lacrosse marathon on Saturday, March 14, raised $20,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project. This was the second year in a row that the event raised $20,000 for the cause.
Michael Sevila shares the same field as Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Like Cutler, who also has Type I diabetes, Michael is the one in charge.
The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved Bill 56-14 on March 3 to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in public places where traditional tobacco smoking is prohibited.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for March 30 - April 3.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, March 23-28.
Katie Grealish, a sophomore at South Lakes High School wanted to do something that raised awareness for Cerebral Palsy for her Middle Year’s Program (MYP). “My cousin Daniel is afflicted with the condition. Many people think it is a disease, however it is actually a condition typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth.
Lynnda Gendron of Burke has worked at the Burke Racquet & Swim Club for 27 of its 30 years of operation.
Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: Thank you for the excellent article on deer management in Fairfax County (“A Time to Hunt?” - Connection, February 18-24, 2015). One deer can carry 1,000 ticks, and approximately 25 percent of ticks in our county carry an infectious agent.
Fairfax County-based Inova Health Systems will take over the ExxonMobil headquarters building in the Merrifield area of the county to house the Inova Center for Personalized Health. The center will make Fairfax County “a community known worldwide for genomic science,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) at the
Half a dozen vendors set up tables laden with winter fruits and vegetables, handmade jams and jellies, grass-fed meats, eggs and home cooked foods, freshly baked pies and breads at the Sunday farmers market on Columbia Pike.
For the sixth year in a row, Burke resident Amy Dozier celebrated Valentine’s Day by helping manage a blood drive. Her daughter Madeline, barely a tween for the first Friends of Sadie drive in 2010, is now a 16-year-old sophomore at Robinson Secondary School. She’s old enough to drive and old enough to donate blood for the first time.
Community Services Board provides emergency services, prevention and treatment.
One teenager who attempted suicide revealed that if anyone had asked him beforehand whether he was thinking of hurting himself, he would have said yes.
Valentine’s Day race draws a crowd.
After weeks of miserable cold, the weather warmed up just enough to make the Pacers Running “Love the Run You’re With” 5 kilometer race in Arlington bearable.
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