HCA Virginia Physicians
July 06, 2018

Are you just tired or really in danger?

HCA Virginia Physicians
June 28, 2018

Leaving the peaceful, warm comfort of the pregnant belly and entering the outside world is a big transition for a newborn. Depending on the birth...

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June 21, 2018

The umbilical cord connects the fetus to the placenta, an organ that removes wastes and provides nutrition and oxygen to the fetus. Click here...

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June 18, 2018

A certified nurse-midwife (CNM) is a registered nurse who has earned a graduate degree in midwifery, which trains him or her to handle normal...

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April 02, 2018

Asthma is a chronic lung disease. When asthma strikes, airways in the lungs become swollen and constricted, causing coughing, wheezing, and difficulty...

HCA Virginia Physicians
March 27, 2018

About 7% of Americans suffer from hay fever, an allergic condition that often causes a runny nose, sneezing, and teary eyes.

Allergy sufferers and those with colds or chronic sinus infections know well the misery that can accompany these conditions.

HCA Virginia Physicians
March 20, 2018

Umbilical cord blood is blood that is left in the placenta and in the attached umbilical cord after childbirth. Cord blood contains a rich supply...

HCA Virginia Physicians
March 05, 2018

Knee pain is a common complaint, and can affect anyone at any age. Sometimes knee pain comes on gradually, or it may appear suddenly after an...

HCA Virginia Physicians
February 05, 2018

Are you ready to go super low-carb?

HCA Virginia Physicians
January 24, 2018

Learn what causes Parkinson's and how doctors treat it today.

HCA Virginia Physicians
January 23, 2018

Depending on the extent of the knee injury, there are three main surgical options. Rahman Kandil, MD, orthopedic surgeon at StoneSprings Orthopedics...

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January 22, 2018

Knee arthroscopy is a surgery done to visually examine a joint. Most of the time, it is done on large joints like the knee or shoulder to help...

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January 03, 2018

Know how to recognize the difference between frostbite and hypothermia.

HCA Virginia Physicians
December 12, 2017

The first cold snap or snow fall may seem like a natural signal to strap on the skis or skates, or to jump on a sled and careen down a hill. ...

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December 06, 2017

When the holidays come around, it usually means an assortment of cookies, cakes, stuffing, sauces, and hams. Gathering with friends and family...

HCA Virginia Physicians
November 13, 2017

In 2013, Time magazine featured Angelina Jolie and her decision to have genetic testing and then double mastectomy. This prompted many women ...

HCA Virginia Physicians
November 13, 2017

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. Instead of going from top to bottom in a relatively straight line, a spine with scoliosis may...

HCA Virginia Physicians
November 13, 2017

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox—the varicella-zoster virus. Even decades...

In the United States, there are approximately 6-12 million cases of head lice each year in children ages 3 to 11. While head lice are an annoyance...

HCA Virginia Physicians
October 05, 2017

JAMA and CDC reports conclusively link obesity with 13 different cancer types.

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August 16, 2017

Learn how to enjoy the solar eclipse and keep your vision safe from harm.

HCA Virginia Physicians
August 11, 2017

West Nile virus (WNV) is an infection found worldwide that is commonly spread by a mosquito bite. In the United States, it tends to occur between...

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center and HCA Virginia Physicians welcome Dr. Lisa Blackwood and Dr. Dara King to newly formed Total Women’s Health...

HCA Virginia Physicians
July 21, 2017

Glioblastoma is a malignant tumor of the brain, and unfortunately is also the most common brain tumor seen in the adult population.

HCA Virginia Physicians
June 21, 2017

by Joshua Storm, PA-C

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June 20, 2017

By Christopher Manipula, MD

HCA Virginia Physicians
June 20, 2017

What is sudden cardiac arrest, and what causes it? - Denise Dietz, MD

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June 16, 2017

Understanding the FDA's Sodium Intake Guidelines

HCA Virginia Physicians
May 18, 2017

NBC 12 Health Watch: Robotic Hysterectomies & same-day discharge

HCA Virginia Physicians
May 08, 2017

Powassan is a rare, tick-borne illness. Learn how to recognize and protect yourself and your loved ones.

The trusted cancer experts at HCA Virginia join HCA’s Cancer Institute to redefine cancer care for thousands of patients in their communities...

HCA Virginia Physicians
February 20, 2017

Ways to stop de-prioritizing being healthy with your loved ones, and for yourself.

HCA Virginia Physicians
February 16, 2017

Because colds and flu share many symptoms, it can be difficult (or even impossible) to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone...

HCA Virginia Physicians
January 24, 2017

Cervical cancer is a preventable disease, shown to be caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), provided women vaccinate early and get pap smears...

HCA Virginia Physicians
July 20, 2016

Learn ways to mitigate your risk of heart disease from Dr. Denise Dietz of Cardiology Associates of Richmond.

HCA Virginia Physicians
March 16, 2016

Dr. Karen Galichon of Primary Health Group - Henrico lets you in on all the secrets of red hair, including its genetic background, why redheads...

HCA Virginia Physicians
February 09, 2016

Cardiomyopathy is a heart disease in which the muscle becomes weak and enlarged. If the condition is severe, then the heart cannot properly pump...

HCA Virginia Physicians
February 05, 2016

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis...

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January 19, 2016

Stay safe and warm with tips from HCA Virginia Physicians.

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December 22, 2015

Learn why you should see your PCP before you get sick, so then you get in faster when you are.

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September 27, 2015

Doctors at HCA Virginia’s Parham Doctors’ Hospital inserted one of the Orbera Intragastric Balloon devices in a patient this month — Dr. Matthew...

Parham Doctors’ Hospital and Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia have partnered with Apollo Endosurgery to offer the incision-less, non-surgical...