Rollins Ford Regional Park

Rollins Ford Regional Park Opens Oct. 7

Prince William Parks & Rec. to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rollins Ford Regional Park.

UVA Health Awards Grants to Local Non-Profit Organizations

Manassas, Va., September 20, 2023  – UVA Health announced the allocation of nearly $200,000 in grant funding to support 26 local non-profit organizations in the …

Fauquier Health Welcomes New Robotically Trained OB/GYN Provider

Fauquier Health announced today that Victoria McDonald, MD, has joined its staff and will be offering obstetrics and gynecologic services to the residents of Fauquier and Prince William counties.

Fauquier Health Gastroenterology Welcomes Direct Patient Access Program

Direct Access Program alleviates the need for patients to schedule an in-office visit prior to receiving the colonoscopy procedure.

Fauquier Health Welcomes Gastroenterologist Dr. Ivan Harnden

Warrenton, VA – May 3, 2023) – Fauquier Health is excited to welcome Gastroenterologist, Ivan Harnden, MD, MBA. Dr. Harnden has joined the Fauquier Health Multispecialty Clinic located at …

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Names New President

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center names new president

Highly Rated Diets to Support Heart Health

(Family Features) Eating healthy is an important goal for people looking to maintain or improve their physical health, particularly as it relates to the heart.

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Places Final Steel Beam for New Cancer Center Building

(BPT) - Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) — part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest and most comprehensive academic healthcare system in New Jersey — recently raised the final …

Health news for your family
Stress and its ripple effects: 3 ways it impacts Hispanic men's health
(BPT) - In today's fast-paced society, it's easy to feel stressed. Whether you're worried about money, time, work or relationships, stress can creep up out of nowhere. You may think that stress only …
Sickle Cell Disease: More Than Just Growing Pains
(NAPSI)­—It’s what every parent wishes they could do for their child: solve the impossible.   For Vesha Jamison, that journey began when doctors raised the flag that he needed …
Gear Up for Respiratory Virus Season
(NAPSI)—Here’s news to help you breathe easier: Although respiratory virus season is upon us, you can protect yourself and your loved ones. How? Make sure you’re up to date on all of your …
Quiz: Could hereditary cancer run in your family?
(BPT) - People go to great lengths to decrease their cancer risk. Many of us wear sunscreen, avoid processed foods, go for regular checkups and eat organic produce — but what if your risk is …
Nonprofit Celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with $25 Million in Research Grants in its 25th Year
(BPT) - Since 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has been a major contributor to the funding of research and program grants. Hyundai Hope on Wheels Board Member Kevin Reilly has more.

From parchment to pixels: A brief history of medical records

Using research from the National Institutes of Health and other sources, DocBuddy documented five major shifts in the history of medical records. 

How the demographics of organ donors differ by state

Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to examine how the demographics of organ donors differ by state using data from the Organ Procurement & Donation Network.

Making the Connection Between AFib and Stroke

(Family Features) For many people, the heart naturally contracts and relaxes to a regular beat. However, those living with atrial fibrillation (AFib) experience a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to further health issues.

HPV vaccination is cancer prevention for your kids

(Sara Oliver, MD, MSPH, LCDR, U.S. Public Health Service) - As a board-certified infectious disease pediatrician, I talk to parents all the time about the importance of HPV vaccination. More …

The Power of Self-Advocacy in Pompe Disease

(BPT) - When Amy was trying to get back in shape after giving birth to her second child, she noticed lower back pain and core weakness she was struggling to re-strengthen. After numerous attempts at …

The US offers more organ-donor surgeries than ever, but more work is needed to improve organ transplants

Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to review Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data and better illustrate the gap between the number of available organs for transplants and the patients waiting for lifesaving surgeries.

How To Succeed in Your Mesothelioma Lawsuit
(NewsUSA) - Any cancer diagnosis can be scary, confusing, and overwhelming. Mesothelioma, a cancer that affects the thin layer of tissue surrounding the lungs, chest wall, and abdomen (known as the …
Five Misconceptions About Enlarged Prostate
(BPT) - Enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a condition in which the prostate grows and presses on the urethra. This can obstruct the flow of urine and can disrupt …
Ready to Take Charge of Your High Cholesterol? Here’s What You Can Do
(BPT) - “I have a plan.” When Linda walked into her cardiologist’s office in 2022, she felt confident. This visit felt different—empowering, even. The retired nurse had been …
Don’t let pneumococcal pneumonia stand in your way this fall
(BPT) - There are so many things to enjoy in the fall — from the colorful leaves and pleasant chill in the air, to warm drinks and delicious treats. Many people enjoy annual fall traditions, …
Manage Your Family's Year-Round Health
(Family Features) Routine preventive care, including vaccine administration, can take place at various points throughout the year and is not limited to a single season.

‘Rush is Never Worth the risk,’ says Mother of Daughter Struck, Killed by Truck

October is National Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month. September was Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Month in Virginia. Fatal accidents and injuries involving road users increased last year, according to traffic crash facts from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Miguel Pelton is a new orthopedic surgeon here at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center. He is a sports medicine doctor and will begin seeing patients on Aug. 1, 2022.

Local Health News
UVA Health Community Medical Centers Unveil Rebranded Signs, Celebrate Transition to UVA Health
UVA Health today hosted three events across the Culpeper, Haymarket and Manassas communities to celebrate the unveiling of new UVA Health signs on medical center facades.
Prince William County Set to Open Crisis Receiving Center
Prince William County now has the funding to open a facility to see to the well-being of people in mental health crises.
County Will Celebrate Opening of Prince William Animal Services Center
Prince William County Police Department invites the public to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new Animal Services Center, on Sept. 17. 
11 Data Buildings Would Surround Linton Hall Neighborhood in Bristow
Amberleigh Station residents oppose the data center park that would surround them on Linton Hall Road in Bristow. 
Stohlman Subaru of Sterling, Luekemia & Lymphoma Society Surprise UVA Health Prince William with Donation
STERLING, VA – Stohlman Subaru of Sterling partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) to surprise UVA Health Prince William Medical Center with a donation of 80 blankets, …
Affordable Cleaning Service Expands to New Headquarters
Affordable Cleaning Services is an independently-owned local business that combines professionalism, responsiveness, and thorough cleaning!

New Prince William Animal Service Center Opens

The new Prince William County Animal Services Center will help shelter staff better care for the dogs, cats, birds, rodents, livestock and reptiles that come into the county’s care.

NASA Scientist Warns Bristow-area Residents Will Hear New Data Centers

High-density data centers currently planned for the Bristow area would result in area residents hearing a disruptive 'hum' 24/7, said NASA scientist Dr. John Lyver and the HOA Roundtable of Prince William County.

Virginians Cite Community Violence as Their Top Public Health Concern

Community violence and crime is the public health issue that most concerns a majority of Virginians when it comes to personal safety and well-being.