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The latest edition of Healthline includes details of new research indicating the possibility of airborne transmission of coronavirus, especially in crowded places. However, according to Dr. Beauvais, who is quoted extensively in the article, the biggest risk of contracting coronavirus may still come from person-to-person transmission.
healthline.com Experts believe the new coronavirus mainly spreads from person to person through respiratory droplets released when a person with the virus coughs, sneezes, or talks. It’s also possible you can contract the virus if your hands come in contact with your mouth, nose, or eyes after touching a contami...
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with summer quickly approaching we look forward to longer days and more time outside. Jessica Ware, PA-C tells us how to stay safe in the sun while having fun. #skincancer #skincancerawareness #staysafe
nvafamilypractice.com May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with summer quickly approaching we look forward …
In our fourth town hall session, NVFP physicians welcomed Dr. Anthony Casolaro. Dr. Casolaro is a pulmonologist with over 30 years of experience in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
In our fourth town hall session, NVFP physicians welcomed Dr. Anthony Casolaro. Dr. Casolaro is a pulmonologist with over 30 years of experience in pulmonary...
NVFP Town Hall Series
Jessica Ware PA-C answers your questions.
nvafamilypractice.com Thank you for attending Northern Virginia Family Practice’s town hall series, “Be Well, Virginia”. Your …
There is a chance that telemedicine will exceed your expectations like it did for Louis Kenneth Zweig, M.D.
Dr. Cecily Havert of Northern Virginia Family Practice, talks about heart disease and how it affects women’s lives and their health. Dr. Havert says a huge myth is that women don’t get heart attacks when in fact heart disease is the number one cause of death for women. Listen to The Second Half on Apple Podcast.
podcasts.apple.com Show The Second Half, Ep Women and Heart Disease - Mar 17, 2020
In our third #townhall , #NVFP physicians welcomed Dr. Jennifer Santoro and Robyn Brickel, MA, LMFT who shared their insights on the psychological impact that the current #pandemic has had on our community, ways to cope, and thoughts about the future.
In our third town hall session, NVFP physicians welcomed two experienced mental health professionals from the region, Dr. Jennifer Santoro (psychiatrist), an...
"Who rescued whom?"
nvafamilypractice.com Unleashed: The Healing Power of Dogs “Who rescued whom?” They’re already considered best friends, trusty... The post Pet Therapy: The Healing Power of Dogs appeared first on Specialdocs Consultants…
Louis Kenneth Zweig, M.D. talks about how to shift your perspective as we all cope with #covid19
kevinmd.com Being grateful for what we have, rather than focusing on what we may have lost, can help us all get through this and be better, healthier individuals once we are on the other side of this.
The NVFP family is rising to the occasion for you.
#covid19 #riseup #inthistogether
In our second #virtualtownhall,we welcomed our friend and colleague, Dr. Deborah Brauer, for a fascinating discussion on #COVID-19 as it relates to the GI tract, and the effects of the pandemic on managing chronic medical conditions.
nvafamilypractice.com Thank you all for joining our second virtual town hall last week! In our second …
Dr. Cecily Havert talks about the developments and changes she’s seen in her medical practice and the medical community since the quarantine has begun. She discusses where are we now in terms of antibody testing and how the virus is impacting our ability to manage our other medical conditions. Listen to The Second Half on Apple Podcast.
podcasts.apple.com Personal Journals · 2020
See what our Dr. Ken Zweig has to say about putting off your routine care during the COVID pandemic...
dcist.com “You know, the cancer might kill me. But the COVID definitely would if I were to catch it. So I’m more afraid of that right now than I am of the cancer.”
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Last week's #townhallmeeting is now available for viewing. If you were unable to attend but would like to listen and learn! #bewellvirginia #NVFP
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#Telemedicine is now available!!
Need a prescription refill or want to talk to your healthcare provider in the convenience of your home? Please call our office and set up your virtual visit today. #nvfp
Check out Dr. Zweig's latest blog on surviving COVID-19 with the great outdoors. #nvfp
nvafamilypractice.com The Great Outdoors Most of us are stuck at home as a result of …
Get the information you need to stop COVID-19 in it's tracks!
This video answers important questions about hand washing and hand sanitizer. Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/video-assets/healthyliving/hygiene/handwa...
Dr. Cecily Havert of #NVFP discusses the novel #coronavirus and its impact on healthcare providers and the community at large. Dr. Havert discusses how #COVID-19 turned all our worlds upside down both personally and professionally. Listen to the Second Half on Apple Podcast below
podcasts.apple.com Personal Journals · 2020
We are pleased to offer you a new, exceptionally easy to use telemedicine option, which provides a wonderful way to connect with each other during this challenging time. As we all learn to cope with the current need to shelter at home and practice social distancing, telemedicine visits have proven to be a very convenient alternative to in-office appointments for check-ins, prescription refills and other routine matters. The platform, called Doxy.me, is accessed through a simple link we’ll send by text or email before our virtual visit.
In this video, learn about the patient benefits of telemedicine. If you would like to learn more information, visit our website at https://doxy.me/ or email ...
See Dr. Beauvais' post from the Washington Post on social distancing.
linkedin.com To better visualize and explain to others the effects of social distancing, read and pass forward this simple set of visuals. For medical personnel and...
It’s March…and That Means It’s Time to Consider a Colonoscopy
There’s nothing to fear and everything to gain by making sure you’re polyp- and cancer-free with the gold standard of colon screening tests. If you’re age 50 or older, we urge you to stay healthy and schedule your colonoscopy with a trusted urologist. Questions? Need help? Call our office for assistance.
Join the conversation about #Menopause and #WomensHealth – Dr. Havert is interviewed again in the podcast series #thesecondhalfpodcast that explores the challenges and joys experienced in the second half of our lives. Dr. Havert of Northern Virginia Family Practice Personal Preventive Medicine explains some of the physical and mental changes that occur before, during and after menopause, as well as ways to stay healthy and happy during this time. Listen to the #podcast now: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-second-half/id1494603458?i=1000466080679 and visit https://nvafamilypractice.com/ to stay up-to-date on with our latest insights and events.
#WomensHealth #Menopause #HealthEducation #NVFP #NoVATopDocs
podcasts.apple.com Show The Second Half, Ep How Menopause Affects Women's Lives - 18 févr. 2020
Want to find out how to get the most out of your doctor's visit? Read the #blog from Dr. Louis Kenneth Zweig, and get the tips you need. #NVFP
nvafamilypractice.com How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit At least once a day, I have a patient who comes to me and says,”I can’t remember what else I was going to ask you.” …
The #Coronavirus is rapidly changing and we are dedicated to bringing you the latest. Click below for the most recent update from your #NVFP family:
nvafamilypractice.com Coronavirus Update (March 2, 2020) The providers at NVFPA want you to know that we are closely monitoring the fast-moving situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand there is concern among our patients and will…
Check out latest news on the #Coronavirus from your #NVFP family!
We’ve Got Moves: Age-Proof Your Body Series Begins March 1st
Our third series of classes with MovementX , designed to help #NVFP patients improve their strength, agility, balance and posture, is back by popular demand! For more information about the program, or to try out a class, contact us at (703) 379-8879. #wellness
Read the latest #blog from Louis Kenneth Zweig, M.D. of Northern Virginia Family Practice Associates If only it was this easy...
#anounceofprevention #NVFP #NoVATopDocs #Wellness
nvafamilypractice.com Be a loser! No, not another “how to” on weight loss?!?! Can’t we talk about diabetes, or pancreatitis or anything else??? I get it. There are about 27,000 weight loss books on Amazon, and a…
We’ve learned a great deal in the 56 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed February as American Heart Month. The good news: Heart disease is preventable in most cases with healthy choices, which include not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, controlling blood sugar and cholesterol, treating high blood pressure, getting at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a week…and checking in with your healthcare provider regularly. Call Northern Virginia Family Practice for more information.
Take a Heart-Healthy Walk with Us on Valentine’s Day!
This month we’re taking a Valentine’s Day spin around Fort Ward Park. Try “Steppin’ Out with Our Docs” from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm on Friday, Feb. 14th for a brisk walk, great talk and a special Valentine’s Day surprise! Call our office to RSVP.
Meet Our New Providers: NVFP Open House on Feb. 12th and March 4th
Please join us Feb. 12th or March 4th for a festive evening to meet our newest providers - Dr. Ken Zweig and Dr. Cecily Havert – and mingle with the entire NVFP team. Bring a friend or family member and enjoy light refreshments and hearty conversation. The fun begins at 5:30 pm and winds up by 7:30 pm. Call our office for more information or to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!
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Don't hit the snooze button anymore! Read the latest #blog from Louis Kenneth Zweig, M.D. of Northern Virginia Family Practice Personal Preventive Medicine on tips and tricks for getting a good night's sleep and preventing numerous chronic conditions as a result. "It may not seem intuitive, but the first and most critical step to good health is good sleep."
#anounceofprevention #NVFP #NoVATopDocs #Sleep #Wellness
Welcome Ken Zweig, MD
Although Dr. Zweig joined our practice at the end of 2019, it feels like he’s been part of the NVFP team for years. A board-certified internal medicine physician, Dr. Zweig has a special interest in sleep disorders, hypertension, dermatological procedures, and preventive care. He relishes the opportunity to build long-term relationships at NVFP, with time to address every problem and answer all questions at extended patient visits: “This feels like medicine the way it was meant to be.”
Call our office to learn more about Dr. Zweig and schedule a meet and greet appointment.
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