It’s Fatty Food Season! How Not To Over Do It At The Next Holiday Party

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Mmmmm…. Holidays.  Some people think of presents,  parties, the spirit of the season… but there’s pretty much only one think I think about: food. Holiday food is some of the richest, fattiest and most delicious food out there, and while I absolutely love it, gorging myself at holiday parties is something I tend to regret sooner or later. […]

Overview of the Ebola Epidemic at the Science Museum of Virginia

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Worried about Ebola? The Science Museum of Virginia invites the community to a special presentation of its free Lunch Break Science program on Wednesday, November 19 at noon. Dr. Brigette Gleason will present Overview of the Ebola Epidemic: Insights from the Field in Sierra Leone and Key Features of the Ebola Response in the US. […]

Regional Conference on Eosinophilic Disorders – Local Families Promote Awareness

  Central Virginia Eosinophilic Support Group, a network of patients and families, along with medical professionals, caregivers, and local leaders for the 2014 EOS (Eosinophil) Connection Summary Site Virginia will be at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s Brook Road Campus, Saturday, November 8 at 9 AM for a regional conference about Eosinophilic disorders. Eosinophilic disorders […]

Virginia Eye Institute Physician to Become President of State Ophthalmology Society

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Geoffrey Cooper, MD, FACS, a specialist in comprehensive ophthalmology, has been named President-elect of the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (VSEPS). Dr. Cooper will ascend to the Presidency in June, following a two-year term by Alan L. Wagner, MD. “Being chosen to serve as President of VSESPS is both an honor and a […]

Bon Secours Brings Nationally Recognized Fitness Program to Busy Moms

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Forming 20 Moms In Motion® teams connecting women through fitness, social and philanthropic goals. Many women today face challenges in balancing full-time careers, a busy home life and raising their children, with little time left for their own fitness and exercise. Bon Secours Virginia Women’s Services, recognizing that women can be better mothers when they […]

Get Your Body Back and Enjoy Stroller Stride September Specials

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I want my body back! And now you can have it. Body Back FIT4MOM Richmond is offering their new fall Body Back session beginning the week of September 9, 2013. Get started September 9 and you’ll be in fantastic shape before the winter holidays for sure!  To find out about the expertly qualified trainers, visit […]

The Human Papillomavirus and New Research Underway


Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted disease that is passed through skin-to-skin contact. HPV is primarily spread through sexual intercourse, but it can be spread through any sexual contact. Since many people with HPV do not develop symptoms or health problems from the virus, individuals do not always know they are infected […]

End the Struggle: Understanding a Brain-Based Approach to ADHD, Social, Academic, and Behavioral Issues


 Written by: Brain Balance Richmond Team Would you like to be able to say: “No more school issues, the teachers have seen a big difference in him…….”Do you want to help your child and family be happier, healthier, and more successful this school year? A natural brain-based approach can help.Join Brain Balance Richmond for this […]

Go for the Gold in September


Our children are starting a new school year this week.  The backpacks are purchased. The lunchboxes are packed. The notebooks are clean and fresh. The pencils are sharp.  It is easy to see why there is excitement in the air. It is important to know, however, that on the first day of school, 46 mothers […]

Motivation Kicks Butt — But Action Kicks Harder


I’m waiting because I know it’s coming soon. I can’t do anything until it does. For years, I’ve been trained to think that I must find the motivation within myself to truly begin a task or activity and “want” to do it. So, I’m waiting. I’m waiting for the motivation to become more athletic and […]