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  • Coronavirus Update 3.31.20 March 31, 2020


    Many of you are struggling to remain optimistic during the coronavirus pandemic. Our staff has spoken to many who are afraid of the disease, afraid for the health of loved ones, afraid of shortages in stores and pharmacies and confused by the news they receive from the ... Continue Reading

  • Coronavirus update 3/30/2020 March 30, 2020


    The number of cases in the US is rising rapidly as testing has become more available. While the news seems to indicate that the number of people infected is doubling every few days, people need to understand that the number of positive tests indicates that the disease has been ... Continue Reading

  • Coronavirus update 3/26/2020 March 30, 2020
    It has been a pleasure hearing positive feedback from so many of you about our communications regarding the coronavirus pandemic. We at Family Healthcare are meeting every day and adjusting our protocols and procedures as circumstances evolve and change. We continue to see both well and sick visits and have segregated well visits ... Continue Reading
  • Coronavirus update for our patients March 18, 2020


    We at Family Healthcare of Fairfax want you, our patients, to be fully informed about the coronavirus epidemic and confident that we will help you weather any illness, deliver calm for your fears, and provide clarity during this uncertain time. Our providers and staff are caring professionals who are dedicated to your health ... Continue Reading

  • Impossible Burger & Beyond Meat: Meaty Topics March 1, 2020

    Meaty Topics: Impossible Burger & Beyond Meat

    They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought the plant-based burger from fringe ... Continue Reading

  • February 20, 2020

    In celebration of American Heart Month, please enjoy these two delicious heart-healthy recipes below.

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  • How You Can Walk Off Belly Fat December 4, 2019



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    Walking might not be the most strenuous form of exercise, but it is an effective way to get in shape and burn fat. While you can’t spot-reduce fat, walking can help reduce overall fat (including belly fat), which, despite being ... Continue Reading

  • Brain Training and Your Cognitive Abilities November 25, 2019

    Does Brain Training Increase Your Cognitive Abilities?


    SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

    There are lots of ways to work out. You’ve got resistance training, endurance training and high-intensity interval training, among others. Of course, we can’t forget brain training. Which begs the question: What the heck is brain training?

    Also called cognitive training, brain training involves ... Continue Reading

  • Recap: Aging in Place November 12, 2019

    The Keys to Happy, Healthy and Fulfilling Senior Living Revealed at Dr. Shmorhun’s “Aging in Place” Seminar

    At Dr. Shmorhun’s recent, well-attended educational event for older adults and their families, he shared the keys to navigating a smooth and satisfying transition to the senior years. Bringing his decades of experience helping senior patients successfully cope with ... Continue Reading

  • How Water Weight Affects Weight Loss October 16, 2019

    What Is Water Weight?

    Water makes up 60% of your body weight, and it’s one of the first things you lose. Weight decreases as a change in muscle, fat and water.

    Fat mass doesn’t change quickly, but you can lose as much as five pounds of ... Continue Reading