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Author Archives: Maura Mazurowski

Medical Society’s new president to focus on mental health (access required)

The Medical Society of Virginia will spend the next year focusing on mental health wellness programs for physicians, according to the group’s new president. Dr. Arthur J. Vayer Jr. was installed as the 200th president of the physician advocacy group ...

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$127M suit filed against doctors, Cumberland Hospital for alleged abuse (access required)

Cumberland Children’s Hospital in New Kent County faces a $127 million lawsuit after 20 former patients and their families came forward alleging years of sexual and physical abuse. The nine-count lawsuit was filed in Richmond Circuit Court on Oct. 20. ...

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Getting the flu shot: 10 things to know

We’ve all heard talks of the “second wave” and how we need to prepare for an uptick of COVID-19 cases this winter. A rise in coronavirus cases means more people in the hospital and more COVID-19 patients for doctors and ...

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Alexandria firm helps families connect during COVID-19

An Alexandria law firm is helping residents of two local healthcare facilities stay in touch with their loved ones during COVID-19. Curcio Law is donating video conferencing devices as part of the seventh annual “Injury Board Day of Action” — ...

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Richmond diocese paying $6.3 million to sexual abuse victims

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is paying $6.3 million to 51 people who were sexually abused as minors by clergy members, according to an Oct. 15 report on its website. In February, the Richmond diocese launched the Independent Reconciliation Program. From April 3 to May ...

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Staying active this fall

It seems as though staying active is just a bit easier during the summer. Even chores such as mowing the lawn and washing the car can be enjoyable when the weather is warm. But physical tasks can become significantly more ...

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