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Our Community, Our Calling

Bon Secours is leading a movement to extend wellness into the communities we serve, where health is truly built, sustained and enriched. Our award-winning physicians take part in numerous studies and clinical trials to bring you the good help that all individuals deserve. Bon Secours is dedicated to making health care more accessible than ever before, through our hospitals, our Bon Secours 24/7 virtual patient visits, emergency departments, urgent care centers, online appointments, physician offices and wellness information hubs such as this blog. Please explore and learn more about our dedication to innovation, research and compassionate care.

04/12/2017

Bariatric Surgery – What It’s Not

Surgical procedures for effective weight loss have been developed and refined over the last half century. As technology improved and surgery became a more common option to combat a number of health conditions, bariatric procedures also improved. Today, people with …

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04/10/2017

Is Your Fitness Tracker Telling You Everything?

If you feel like you’re working harder than your fitness tracker indicates, you may be right. Conversely, you may also be exercising less than your device says. It turns out some wrist-worn fitness trackers may not be very accurate when …

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04/04/2017

Equality in Health Care Hiring Ensures Healing Environments for All

Disease, injury and sickness do not discriminate. Every individual will need health and wellness services at various moments on life’s journey and there must be no discriminatory barriers to healing. That is why our concentration has remained the same for nearly …

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03/31/2017

Vein and Vascular Specialists Treat Range of Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases, disorders of the heart and blood vessels, constitute the number one cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies of cardiovascular disease every 39 seconds. In addition, stroke – a disorder of blood supply …

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Darlene Stephenson
03/31/2017

Insight with Inside Business Honoree Darlene Stephenson

Recently selected by Inside Business for its 2016 Women in Business Achievement Award, Darlene Stephenson was honored to be recognized for her work in creating a significant impact on the health care industry throughout the last 30 years. Stephenson joined Bon …

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03/10/2017

Skin Cancer Screenings are Vital to Early Detection

Approximately 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. In fact, skin cancer cases outweigh all other cancers combined and one in five people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with skin cancer annually. …

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03/10/2017

Expanded Online Scheduling Grows Wellness Opportunities

We talk a lot about community inside the Bon Secours Medical Group and for good reason. With more than 700 providers and 185 locations throughout Virginia, the Medical Group ensures that good help from Bon Secours is always within reach …

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03/10/2017

Diversity in Hiring Delivers Good Help and Person-Centric Care

The benefits of diverse hiring are far reaching. Yes, the individuals hired benefit from the employment, but in health care hiring diversely can also have positive impacts on the communities we serve as health and wellness professionals connect with patients …

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03/10/2017

Intragastric Balloon Procedure Aids with Weight Loss

Obesity, a chronic disease affecting millions of adults, can increase the risk of other health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. For many, bariatric surgery can be the answer, however, for those who do not qualify …

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03/09/2017

Break The Trend of Osteoporosis

It’s time to break the trend of osteoporosis and decrease bone fractures in adults of all ages and that is why Bon Secours Richmond Health System developed the Healthy Bones Team. Composed of medical experts from several different disciplines and …

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