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UVA honored among 100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs

Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Medical Center to its 2014 list of “100 hospitals with great women’s health programs.”


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Flu shots: It’s not too late to vaccinate!

After November, when you see signs that advertise “Get Your Flu Vaccine Here,” you might think, “Isn’t it too late for that?” As long as flu viruses are spreading, it’s not too late to get the vaccine.


Shenandoah University to host Ebola panel discussion on Dec. 2

Shenandoah University will present an Ebola panel discussion at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium, on the campus of Shenandoah University.


Golf tourney raises money for Augusta Health Breast Cancer Fund

Ingleside Resort, the Eagles Aerie 608, and the Augusta Health Foundation sponsored the Jeff Earhart Memorial Golf Tournament on October 4 to support Augusta Health’s Breast Cancer Fund.


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McAuliffe announces members of Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the 30 members of the Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence to the administration Monday.


UVA launches first U.S. test of focused ultrasound to destroy breast tumors

Expanding its pioneering work in the field of focused ultrasound, the UVA Health System has launched the nation’s first clinical trial testing the technology’s potential to treat benign tumors of the breast known as fibroadenomas.


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Augusta Health Cancer Center re-accredited by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Augusta Health Cancer Center’s Breast Program has been granted a full three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.


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Two new EMS educators hired at Central Shenandoah EMS Council

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that we have hired two new educators to join our staff. The addition of two new educators is key to our ability to offer a full range of EMS educational programming to include our new paramedic training program which is on track for the fall of 2015.


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CDSME Presented to POMA at Augusta Health

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum presented information about CDSME to 21 people at the Physician Office Managers Association (POMA) meeting at Augusta Health June 18.


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Beach Party Brunch N Bid to benefit Adult Care Center

The Adult Care Center in Winchester will host a “Beach Party Brunch n Bid” Sunday, June 1st at the Winchester Moose Lodge.


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Local fire, EMTs earn Mission: Lifeline recognition

Augusta County Fire and Rescue has achieved the 2014 Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Recognition Award and the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad and Waynesboro First Aid Crew have achieved the 2014 Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Recognition Award from the American Heart Association.


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McAuliffe puts focus on women’s health

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off National Women’s Health Week with four significant announcements demonstrating his commitment to protecting Virginia women’s rights to make their own healthcare decisions.


Mary Baldwin College to develop nursing program with Augusta Health

As Mary Baldwin College prepares to open the doors to the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences in June, it is already announcing plans to expand curricular offerings.


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First atrial flutter ablation performed at Augusta Health

Dr. Glenn Brammer, a board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, performed the first atrial flutter ablation at Augusta Health on Oct. 24. Atrial flutter is a condition that affects the rhythm of the heart. When the heart’s electrical system is working normally, the upper and lower chambers of the heart work together to pump blood through the heart.