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Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

Consistent brain fitness connected to improved memory, reasoning and processing.

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

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Teacher Vaccinations Begin in Fairfax County

In accordance with State and local Health department groupings, teachers and school staff in Phase 1b began receiving vaccinations on Monday, Jan. 11.

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Mount Vernon Farmers Market To Open in May

It could pave the way for more as the county could gradually reopen.

Some Farmers Markets to open in May

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Are Hospitals in Northern Virginia Ready?

Projections show a critical lack of hospital beds and ICU beds.

Northern Virginia’s health care system could be overwhelmed by an influx of patients infected with the novel coronavirus, according to an assessment from the Harvard Global Health Institute. The projections show hospitals in Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria could quickly fill their available beds with patients, forcing administrators to either expand capacity or make the kind of life-and-death decisions about care that Italy has been forced into by the crisis.

Report Shows Geographic Disparities in Health in Virginia

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‘Confidence through Accomplishment’

Girls on the Run is in local elementary schools.

Girls on the Run is in local elementary schools.

Give Blood, Save Lives

Critical blood shortage prompts Red Cross to issue emergency call for donations.

Critical blood shortage prompts Red Cross to issue emergency call for donations.

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Bike to Work Grows in Herndon

Bike to Work Grows in Herndon

Clown-esque Story at CenterStage

Happenstance Theater presents “BrouHaHa.”

Happenstance Theater presents “BrouHaHa.”

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Reston Hospital Offers Most Advanced Spinal Surgery Options

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Reston Hospital Center is the first in the region to add the Mazor surgical assurance platform to its award‐winning regional spinal surgery program. The Mazor X system combines unprecedented pre‐operative planning tools and analytics with unparalleled intra‐operative guidance, giving Reston Hospital Center patients the most advanced spinal surgery options available.

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Reston: Weight Lifter Provides Tips To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Fitness: "It is impossible to out-train a bad diet.”

“People are motivated and may go too hard, too fast,” Toombs says. “It’s more about starting and building so you don’t burn out and plateau.” Crunch gives new members a body assessment and two complimentary sessions with a personal trainer to make the gym a little less intimidating.

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What is your New Year’s Fitness Resolution and How Will You Keep It?

What is your New Year’s Fitness Resolution and How Will You Keep It?

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Quarterback Promotes ‘Phones Down. Touchdown.’ Initiative

Redskins’ quarterback urges region to put phones down while behind the wheel.

“If I get sacked in a game, I can get back up and move onto the next play — for the most part,” he said. “But when you text and drive, you might not get back up.”

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