• Inova Loudoun Offering “Ask the Expert” Lectures

    Inova Loudoun Offering “Ask the Expert” Lectures

    Inova Loudoun Hositpal in Leesburg is offering two upcoming installments of its “Ask the Expert” lecture series. On Mar. 7, Board-certified OB/GYN Kim Freeman will discus ways women over age 35 can optimize their health and their baby’s during pregnancy. On Mar. 15, orthopedic surgeon Matthew Gavin will discuss the latest advances in computer-navigated and

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  • Canines-N-Kids Foundation Gets Petco Grant for Cancer Research

    Canines-N-Kids Foundation Gets Petco Grant for Cancer Research

    The Canines-N-Kids Foundation has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Petco Foundation, a Founding Partner of the new northern Virginia-based nonprofit, to raise awareness about innovative pediatric cancer treatments that also help dogs. The grant will help showcase the potential of comparative oncology, the study of similar cancers that occur in animals and people

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  • Live Healthy Loudoun Launches Site to Track Community Health

    Live Healthy Loudoun Launches Site to Track Community Health

    A new online resource to provide accurate and timely data, best practices, and other information to promote health and well-being in Loudoun County was launched at the Loudoun Health Council meeting Feb. 9. The Community Health Dashboard tracks more than 100 key health and quality-of-life indicators across different topics — including health, economy, education, environment,

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  • Ask Dr. Mike: On Autistic Children and Teens Dealing with President Trump’s Style

    Ask Dr. Mike: On Autistic Children and Teens Dealing with President Trump’s Style

    Several of my child and teen clients with High Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Disorder have struggled to understand and embrace President Trump. The disconnect has had less to do with political beliefs than it has with Trump’s communication style. Generally, individuals on the autistic spectrum have executive functioning weaknesses where they tend to see and understand things

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  • Pilot Program on Childhood Obesity to Start in Loudoun

    Pilot Program on Childhood Obesity to Start in Loudoun

    Northern Virginia Health Foundation awards $60,000 grant to Loudoun Hunger Relief and HealthWorks for Northern Virginia. “The rate of pediatric obesity in our low-income patient population is roughly double that of [Loudoun] County’s population as a whole,” said Carol Jameson, CEO of HealthWorks for Northern Virginia. “Nearly 50 percent of our patients under 18 have a clinical

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  • Ask Dr. Mike: Where to Turn for a Teenage Son Acting Out

    Ask Dr. Mike: Where to Turn for a Teenage Son Acting Out

    Dear Dr. Mike: Our 15 year old son is out of control and we don’t know what to do anymore. He smokes pot and drinks, disobeys us left and right, is truant from school often, comes home whenever he wants to and screams at us when we try to correct him. He used to be an amazing

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