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WINCHESTER -- When Steven Singer, executive director of Addiction Recovery Systems-Winchester, interviewed for his position, he said his employers told him they were convinced he was right for the job after just one line: "It's about time someone actually wants to bring this to the community," Singer told his interviewer.
MIDDLETOWN -- Had anyone asked if there was a doctor in the house, the answer would've been a resounding yes.
QUICKSBURG -- Josette Miller, 43, of New Market, said when her mother was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, the family was blindsided. No close relative had ever dealt with cancer before.
WINCHESTER -- When Paula Johnson of Front Royal started working at Harmony Place as a night manager, she was paid $10 a night.
In the grim war against heroin overdoses, the drug Narcan has stood out as a beacon of life-saving hope.
Over the past several years, Lynn Gray, vice president of patient and family support services with Blue Ridge Hospice, has been trying to give people more control over their lives.
STRASBURG -- Norma Dano and her six sisters were born and raised in the Strasburg area. They all still live within a few miles of each other.
WOODSTOCK -- Jennifer Orndorff, 27, of Strasburg, works with children every day at a day care. But when her son was born, she still needed help.
FRONT ROYAL -- Joyce Broy, 72, of Reliance, and Peg Goodyear, 79, of Browntown, play a vital part in Warren Memorial Hospital's operations -- all on their own time.
According to the planning committee, this year's Warren Memorial Hospital Health and Wellness Expo will be bigger than ever before.
WINCHESTER -- Diana Ketterman of Winchester can spend several minutes detailing her many life accomplishments, explaining how, through hard work, she was able to lift herself out of poverty in Moorefield, W.Va.
In response to a national incentive, the United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley has released a report outlining the ways in which mental health should be addressed in the area.
WOODSTOCK -- As Yvonne Frazier, Healthy Families of Shenandoah County's program manager, and her team planted pinwheels outside Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, a passing driver stopped Lore Fogle, Valley Health public relations/marketing manager.
Warren County is taking proactive steps to ensure the health, safety and overall wellbeing of local youth.
WINCHESTER -- Blue Ridge Hospice recently filled a physician vacancy after a two-year search prompted by national changes to hospice board certification requirements.
MAURERTOWN -- Virginia Myers has lived in the Shenandoah Valley all her life -- which, as of Monday, has lasted a century.
STRASBURG -- The day Mamie Mitchell of Strasburg turned 40, she found out she had Stage IIIC ovarian cancer. She decided her 41st birthday would be different.
Major changes are underway for Valley Health in the upcoming year, many of which are expected to have a direct, positive impact on patients.
Family practices play a vital role in the daily health of many across the country. But for the past several decades, the nation has seen a steady decrease in the number of primary care providers, and that trend is evident in the Shenandoah Valley as well.
Although there have been a few issues since moving to Boston, Arielle Hammonds is confident that it was the right decision for her 13-month-old daughter, Jordyn.
Jordyn Hammonds has been somewhat of a mystery since before she was born.
City police are investigating the circumstances that led to a young baby being taken to Winchester Medical Center on Wednesday.
The Virginia Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a nurse from Winchester.
Three hundred guests dining at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Business Forum Luncheon Tuesday had a lot to digest.
WINCHESTER -- A man of many interests has taken the helm of the Lord Fairfax Health District.
WOODSTOCK -- Weaknesses and strengths in the region's health care system were highlighted in a community health needs assessment presented at Tuesday's meeting of the Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors.