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  • The Connected Patient: Keeping Up with Apps March 14, 2017

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    The ubiquitous smart phone has boosted its useful- ness tenfold in the past decade with a mushrooming library of health and wellness apps. Some aim to help you monitor your condition day-to-day, understand and stay on track with medications, or diagnose your symptoms, ... Continue Reading

  • Gut Instincts: Can More Bacteria Mean Better Health? March 14, 2017

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    Healthy bacteria may seem like a contradiction in terms, but years of research and real world experience point toward an unexpectedly promising finding: the microorganisms continually forming in your intestine may confer health benefits that we are only just beginning to understand.

    Here is ... Continue Reading

  • Try a New Approach to Food in the New Year: Stop Dieting and Focus on Mindful Eating March 13, 2017

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    The dieting-overeating-weight regain cycle is almost inevitable, not because people fail diets but because diets fail people. It is important to understand that rebound overeating happens to almost everybody, and should not be viewed as an individual weakness or fault. The main reason ... Continue Reading

  • Steppin’ Out with Dr. Beauvais, Feb. 24! February 9, 2017

    Join Dr. Beauvais for a walk on Friday, Feb. 24 in Fort Ward Park.

    Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Place: Fort Ward Park – 4401 W. Braddock Rd.

    RSVP: Lauren (703) 647-4966
    Lkenney@nvafamilypractice.com

    Family, friends, strollers & pets are all welcome!

    Weather permitting..

    Click here to view the flyer.

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  • Step Out with Dr. Beauvais…‘Walks with the Doc’ Set for 2017 January 4, 2017

    “Walking is man’s best medicine.”
    -Hippocrates

    Taking the first step may be the hardest part, but for a dedicated group of Dr. Beauvais’ patients, a walk with their doctor at Fort Ward Park provided the perfect impetus to get started. Last fall, the monthly Steppin’ Out walks ... Continue Reading

  • Walk with Dr. Beauvais Fridays, Jan 27, Feb. 24 & March 24 December 21, 2016

    Put on your walking shoes and join us for a fun filled morning. Walk with Dr. Beauvais and meet other members of the practice.

    Friday, Jan 27
    Friday, Feb. 24
    Friday, March 24

    11:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Fort Ward Park
    4401 W. Braddock Rd.

    RSVP: Lauren (703) 647-4966
    lkenney@nvafamilypractice.com

    Family, friends, strollers and pets are all welcome!

    Weather permitting…

    For more ... Continue Reading

  • Walk with Dr. Beauvais | Fridays, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, and Dec. 2 October 13, 2016

    Steppin’ Out with Dr. Beauvais

    Put on your walking shoes and join us for a fun filled morning. Walk with Dr. Beauvais and meet other members of the practice.

    Friday, Oct. 14 
    Friday, Nov. 11
    Friday, Dec. 2

    11:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Fort Ward Park
    4401 W. Braddock Rd.

    RSVP: Lauren (703) 647-4966
    lkenney@nvafamilypractice.com

    Family, friends, strollers and pets are ... Continue Reading

  • Patient News & Events September 5, 2016
    • Speaker Event: NVFP hosted our third educational presentation of the year on September 13th, 2016.  This presentation focused on health nutrition and eating habits for weight loss.  Our presenter, Rebecca Mohning, RD, also spoke at our two previous educational events on May 3rd, 2016, and January 26th, 2016, about healthy eating habits and heart healthy nutrition.
    • American Red Cross Blood Drive:  Our inaugural ... Continue Reading
    • The Zika Virus: Prevention is the First Line of Defense August 22, 2016

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      As the Zika virus continues to make headlines daily, it is essential to know who is at risk, how it is transmitted and most importantly, to understand strategies for prevention. Following are the latest findings on Zika, according to experts at the ... Continue Reading

    • Sleep: A Prescription for Better Health May 1, 2015

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      In today’s time-pressed world, a full night’s sleep has become akin to a luxury, but beware: it is a vital necessity. Lack of sleep affects your health, from stress to heart disease to overall well-being. Even an occasional all-nighter impedes our ability ... Continue Reading