HEALTH & WELLNESS

Nonprofits Raise Awareness and Funds to Help Chemotherapy Patients Keep Their Hair One of the biggest concerns cancer patients have about undergoing chemotherapy is the loss of their hair. This sudden hair loss can be traumatic, not only because our hair is an integral part of our personal identity, but because hair loss also means […]

All of us who live and work in Northern Virginia are extremely fortunate to have top medical professionals who have chosen this area to deliver their quality services. Whether you are looking for a dentist specializing in smile makeovers, a surgeon to address your back pain, or a doctor of women’s health you can trust […]

Carla Vercoe Taking an active role in fighting her breast cancer Carla Vercoe is all about wellness. She maintains a vegan, all-organic diet and is not overweight. She owns her own Pilates studio, Studio BE in Fairfax Corner, which she operates with wellness in mind as well. So she was shocked when she learned of […]

In the field of Medicine in recognition of her role as Specialist in Orthodontics and Craniofacial Orthopedics at Sunrise Orthodontics Facial & Airway Development Center. Dedicated to providing her patients, with gold standard quality orthodontic services; Sunrise Orthodontics Facial & Airway Development Center, specializes in providing exceptional dental sleep medicine, craniofacial orthopedics, orthodontic and orofacial […]

Back to school prep is in full swing for the whole family. Your little ones have the latest wardrobe and a new backpack full of school supplies. You’ve done everything to help them succeed in class, but what about their oral health? According to the American Dental Association, a dental check-up should be a regular […]

WellMedica would like to introduce the latest tech-nology in non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation. It is called Viveve—and it is a clinically proven treatment that is revolutionizing feminine wellness as we know it. Currently it is used in 52 different countries around the world and has benefited thousands of women improving their health and quality of life. […]

Robotic spinal surgery offers accuracy, efficiency and faster healing times. Does your back ache? If so, you’re not alone. The American Chiropractic Association reports that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Most of the reported back pain is caused by mechanical problems like sprained ligaments, […]

Equine-assisted activities aren’t new, but there are new ways they are being used to help individuals and families with memory and psychological issues like dementia. This story tells the journey of one family as they discover the simple joys of horseback riding again. Susan Noble’s Story Susan Noble was in her late 60s when her […]