Bubble Wrap for Runners – The Importance of Running with a Group!

by Andrea Lucas

Blog post written by Stacey Miller, Government and Community Liaison, Inova Loudoun HospitalTo learn more about the Health & Wellness Initiative, click here! My morning text message to our Sr. ER Nursing Director: “Runner down with bad ankle injury. I heard a crack, so did she. She is on her way to the Ashburn Healthplex. […]

Supporting a friend through breast cancer

by Andrea Lucas

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thank you to Aimee Taylor of the Step Sisters nonprofit for this post. A woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. So what are the chances that someone in your circle of friends will receive this life-changing diagnosis? Here are 8 tips to help you […]

What You Should Know About the ACS’ Recommendations for Mammograms

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Cheryl Goldsby, of Radiology Imaging Associates. What You Should Know About the ACS’ Recommendations for Mammograms On October 20th, the American Cancer Society (ACS) revised their breast cancer screening guidelines.  They are now recommending that women at average risk of breast cancer get annual mammograms starting at age 45 rather than 40, and […]

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Health & Wellness: Thermography – Breast Health Screening Tool

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Sandra Chaloux of The Wellness Hub and Tammy Leiner of the Longevity Centers for this blog post. To join the Health & Wellness Business Initiative through the Chamber, check out our website for more info.   Thermography – Breast Health Screening Tool Written by Sandra Chaloux & Tammy Leiner October is well-known as Breast Cancer […]

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