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Dietitian Susan Moore joins The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine

Dietitian Susan Moore joins The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine

McLean, VA – December 4, 2011 Susan Moore, MS, RD, has become a member of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine. For over 30 years as a dietitian in private practice and Certified LEAP (Lifestyle Eating and Performance) therapist, Susan has helped clients adopt healthier eating habits and lifestyles. Her clients include those suffering with chronic pain, depression, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Gold's Gym Helps D.C. Residents Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

Gold's Gym Helps D.C. Residents Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

From Gold's Gym:

Gold's Gym is turning Black Friday into “Trim the Fat Friday.” On Friday November 25th the nation’s leading fitness authority is opening its doors to the public, free-of-charge, in an effort to help Americans burn off calories from their Thanksgiving feasts.  Gold's Gym trainers and nutrition experts will be on-hand to offer guests tips and advice to avoid packing on the pounds during the holiday season. All local area D.C gyms will be participating.

5 Things You Can Do with a Nursing Degree

5 Things You Can Do with a Nursing Degree

 

5 Things You Can Do with a Nursing Degree

Nursing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, remains one of the most in-demand jobs across the nation. With excellent job opportunities, 2.6 million jobs in the field, and an above-average salary of around $62,000 per year, the field has a lot to offer. What most people are not aware of is all the variety the field offers to a person with a degree in nursing. Opportunities abound for choosing specialties and finding a variety of things to do with a nursing degree.

“Many people who think of nursing degrees picture one specific role that is open to them,” explains Pam McCullough, the director of the nursing program at Stratford University’s Woodbridge campus (www.stratford.edu). “People are often surprised at the variety that is available. In nursing, there is truly something for everyone.”

Concussions – 5 Tips to Help You Know the Signs & Protect Your Mind

Concussions – 5 Tips to Help You Know the Signs & Protect Your Mind

McLean, VA – November 2, 2011 – Walk it off!” “Get back in the game!  Great character-building advice?  Well, maybe sometimes, but if you or someone you know has suffered a concussion, this advice is absolutely WRONG!

Gary Kaplan, DO, Medical Director of The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine in McLean, VA, advises: “If your child suffers a blow to the head during practice or a game, he or she should be taken off the field immediately. Ignoring the incident and allowing him or her to continue to play could result your child suffering additional concussions.”

 

OCCASIONALLY CAKE THINKS PINK…

OCCASIONALLY CAKE THINKS PINK…

 

OCCASIONALLY CAKE THINKS PINK…
Alexandria Cake Shop Supports Inova Mount Vernon’s Breast Cancer Institute

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. donated a $500, breast-cancer-awareness cake, decked in pink, decorated with the renowned pink ribbon in support of the 2nd Annual Toast to a Cure, Breast Cancer Fundraising event. Hosted by Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s Breast Care Institute to raise monies for its Breast Cancer Community Education Fund, the event raised approximately $9,000. For more information on Occasionally Cake, call 703-780-CAKE or visit www.occasionallycake.com for more information.

Old Town Manassas Farmer's Market Joins INOVA Health System Buy Fresh, Buy Local

 

OLD TOWN MANASSAS FARMER’S MARKET JOINS INOVA HEALTH SYSTEM BUY FRESH, BUY LOCAL

SNAP Recipients Buy $10 in Tokens and Get an Additional $10 Courtesy of Inova

Inova Health System Buy Fresh, Buy Local program, which is part of Inova’s healthy weight management and children’s obesity prevention program, has joined with the Old Town Manassas Farmer’s Market by matching SNAP (Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program) funds dollar for dollar up to $10. So if a SNAP recipient buys $10 in tokens, they will get an additional $10 courtesy of Inova. Inova can fund up to $2,000 a year. The program will run now through Sat., Nov. 5, 2011 and Saturdays only from Sat., Nov. 26 through Sat., Mar. 31, 2012. For more information, visit www.visitmanassas.org.

Spa Week in The Metro DC Area: EXTENDED!

Spa Week in The Metro DC Area: EXTENDED!

From Spa Week Media:

Kick your legs up and do the Spa Cha Cha… Spa Week’s not really over yet! Those $50 treatments are still kicking! It’s true. Every year, more than half of our spas decide that they are going to extend their Spa Week specials for another week, or even until the end of the month. Why? Many spas book up entirely for Spa Week itself, so they extend to accommodate all appointment calls.

Here’s the list of DMV spas that are still accepting appointments well into the month of October. Take advantage of the $50 sessions of healing, pampering, and relaxation while you still can!