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Virginia Health Information Releases 2017 Industry Report; Compare Virginia’s Health Care Providers Performance

November 23, 2017

Virginia Health Information has published its 2017 report on the efficiency and productivity of hospitals and nursing homes

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A Leftover Thanksgiving Feast

November 22, 2017

What is the best part of Thanksgiving? Is it being with family? Is it the fun? Or, is it what happens after the feast? Leftovers!

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Reproaction Demands Harris Teeter End Patronizing Emergency Contraception Policy

November 21, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 20, Reproaction - a direct action group recently formed to increase access to abortion and advance reproductive justice – took action to demand Harris Teeter sell Plan B One Step on the shelf where it belongs.

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City Of Alexandria Provides Resources To Help Stop Domestic Violence

November 20, 2017

The City of Alexandria is reminding the community about the importance of stopping domestic violence and highlighting available resources. Just weeks after the annual Silent Witness Candlelight Vigil and Memorial, a local high school student became the third Alexandrian to lose her life to domestic-related violence in two months.

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Northern Virginia Non-Profits Celebrate Expanded Access To Affordable Health Care

November 17, 2017

Six local non-profits joined CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield on Nov. 13, to celebrate ongoing collaborations that have led to expanded access to health care services in Northern Virginia. Through the implementation or expansion of recent programs, these organizations have collectively increased available services to more than 2,400 under- or uninsured patients.

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City of Alexandria Hosts Navigator To Assist With Health Insurance Open Enrollment

November 16, 2017

The City of Alexandria is hosting a trained "Navigator" to assist residents in obtaining health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act before the annual open enrollment period ends on Dec. 15, 2017.

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2018 Flora Krause Casey Public Health Award

November 16, 2017

The Alexandria Health Department and Alexandria Public Health Advisory Commission are now accepting applications for the 2018 Flora Krause Casey Public Health Award.

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Virginia Health Care Community Supports ‘Be Antibiotics Aware’ Initiative

November 13, 2017

The week of Nov. 13 -19 is U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, and members of Virginia’s health care community, including the Virginia Department of Health, the Medical Society of Virginia, Health Quality Innovators, and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association are jointly supporting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Be Antibiotics Aware campaign.

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Kaine Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Combat Alzheimer’s Disease

November 9, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) joined U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) to introduce the bipartisan Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act.

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Lung Cancer Community Participates In LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep DC

November 8, 2017

More than 1,000 DC, Maryland and Virginia community members braved the constant drizzle on the National Mall for LUNGevity Foundation’s ninth annual Breathe Deep DC 5k run/walk on Nov. 6. Kicking off Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the 2017 run/walk raised nearly $275,000 for lung cancer research.

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