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CAHN Job Fair

On site interviews for the following positions: Certified Medical Assistant – must be certified Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Dental Assistant– Must have a minimum of two years experience as a Dental Assistant Dental Receptionist Accounts Payable Specialist Medical Call Center Team Lead Call Center Representative — Requires a minimum of two years of healthcare experience… Read more »

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s affects some 5 million Americans. But it also touches the lives of their friends, family members, and loved ones. It can be a devastating experience. And researchers are working tirelessly to make progress towards understanding and fighting this disease. Show your support for Alzheimer’s patients and their loved ones during National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness… Read more »

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is still one of the deadliest cancers in both men and women in the country, claiming over 150,000 lives each year. Smoking and secondhand smoke are still the most serious risk factors for the vast majority of lung cancers. Kicking a smoking habit can be hard, but it’s the more important step you… Read more »

American Diabetes Month

There are three types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Most diabetics have type 2 diabetes. And it may surprise you to know that 1 out of 4 of the 29 million people in the United States with diabetes don’t know they have it. American Diabetes Month is all about focusing awareness… Read more »

National Depression Screening Day – October 6th

We all feel stress, anxiety, and sadness from time to time. But persistent feelings of sadness or being overwhelmed may be signs of depression. Many people experience depression and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Know that you are not alone. The good news is that as many as 80% of people who receive treatment… Read more »

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women next to skin cancer. More than 200,000 women are diagnosed with the disease every year. That means breast cancer has likely impacted someone you know. Scientific research has helped us identify certain risk factors – such as changes in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. But… Read more »

National Dental Hygiene Month – October

As busy as we are these days, it’s easy to forget the little things. That might be why tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children. But good dental health habits can prevent it. And it’s cheap and easy to do! During National Dental Hygiene Month, focus on doing the “Daily 4” –… Read more »

September – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer can be scary. Nearly 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with the disease each year and nearly 30,000 will die. But thanks to decades of innovative research, the five- and ten-year survival rates for prostate cancer are nearly 100% when an early diagnosis is given. That’s why it’s so important for men to… Read more »

September – National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood obesity is a serious public health issue that affects millions of children across the U.S. Low physical activity, poor diet, a lack of sleep, and other factors can put kids at risk. Childhood obesity can lead not only to lifelong physical and mental problems, but also to bullying and low self-esteem. During National Childhood… Read more »

Grand Opening! CAHN’s Greater Fulton Medical Center

The Capital Area Health Network is opening its 6th location in Fulton on September 1st! A ribbon cutting ceremony will occur at 4pm, along with refreshments and tours of the location. Come out to CAHN’s new Greater Fulton Medical Center and celebrate the opening of RVA’s newest family medicine and pediatrics offices! Thursday, September 1… Read more »