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Women's Heart Health

Understanding the Risk Factors and Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women

Across the country, medical institutions, companies and individuals will participated in National Wear Red Day®.  Although heart disease is typically thought of as a...

The Vitamin Aisle

Walk into any grocery store or pharmacy this time of year and chances are you’ll see a sale on vitamins. The selection can be...

Get Healthier: Six Tips for a Healthy 2014

As we welcome in a new year, let's remember that health is not merely the absence of disease, it’s a lifestyle. Whether it’s getting...

Making Room for Sleep

While most of us know that it’s important to exercise regularly and eat a nutritious diet, as a society, we are quick to “burn...

Debunking the Myths of Mammography

Women’s breasts are always changing. They change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Many lumps, tenderness and other changes are benign, normal...

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Now Available

While we have just started to enjoy autumn in Virginia, it’s important that we take steps now to protect ourselves from what is just...

Stress and How it Affects You

Infographic and information provided by Virginia Women's Center A little stress is normal and can be good for you. But what if you're experiencing lots...

Encouraging Decline in HPV Rates

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...

There’s No Such Thing as a Healthy Tan!

The kids are out of school, the smells of grilling and sunscreen are in the air and the temperatures in Richmond have surpassed the...

Women’s Health Screenings by Decade

Prevention is an integral part of good care at every stage of life. Check out this infographic to learn what health screenings are recommended...

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