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RVA Hospitals Limit Visitors During Flu Season

The flu has been merciless this year. So much so that RVA hospitals, including Bon Secours and HCA Virginia, now are limiting visitors to protect patients, visitors and healthcare providers.  […]

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We are growing! RN / LPN Career Fair, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 5-7 PM

At Virginia Women’s Center, the patient comes first. Always. We are, at heart, a service organization.  Working with women and their families in a healthcare setting is not for everyone. […]

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Postpartum Incontinence: What You Need to Know

Postpartum Incontinence: What You Need to Know You sneeze, and—oops. A friend makes you laugh, and—oops. You run after your rambunctious dog, and—oops. Experiencing occasional incontinence is one of those […]

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Strong From The Inside Out

Strong From The Inside Out: Osteoporosis Prevention in Every Decade It doesn’t hurt. You can’t feel it. And by the time you have symptoms, it’s too late to reverse it. […]

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The SMART Way to Shed Holiday Stress

The SMART Way to Shed Holiday Stress Family photo. Holiday cards. School concert. Friends’ cookie swap. Neighbors’ progressive dinner. Work holiday party. Client gifts. Hosting dinner for 20. Are you […]

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips   Skipping lunch before a big holiday dinner. Forgetting to drink water all morning because you’re so busy rushing around. Diving into the buffet at a party—and […]

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High Risk for Breast Cancer? Here’s What You Can Do.

When you come to Virginia Women’s Center for a mammogram, you get much so much more than just breast cancer screening. You get an expert medical team dedicated to learning […]

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Breast Changes and When to Call Your Health Care Provider

Women’s breasts are always changing, often in response to hormonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. While many of these changes are normal, problems can […]

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Flu Vaccination and Pregnancy

In light of the press surrounding a new study regarding flu vaccination and pregnancy, Virginia Women’s Center would like to share that the CDC and the American College of Obstetricians and […]

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Virginia Women’s Center Midwifery Program Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Please Wish us a Happy Birthday, or Join our Party! The Midwifery program at Virginia Women’s Center in the West End recently celebrated its first year anniversary. Our first birthday […]

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Heading out of Richmond? Here are some tips for traveling—safely—when you’re pregnant.

Traveling when you’re  pregnant—whether by plane, train, boat or automobile—can be tricky. But with careful planning and preparation, there’s no need to sit home.  By following these tips you can […]

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Preparing for College: The Five Hs You Need to Know.

So you’re going to college—that’s awesome! Overwhelming AND awesome, we should say. As you’re rushing around looking for extra-long sheets and shoe organizers, make time for one last checkup at […]

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