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Depression Screenings

A Vital Part of Routine Healthcare Health screenings – whether for heart disease, cholesterol, blood pressure, or cancer – are an accepted part of routine medical care, providing a quick and easy way to spot the first signs of serious illness. While people may not think twice about pa
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RVNA: A Top Workplace Again!

For the 7th time since 2011, RVNA has received a Top Workplaces award from Hearst Connecticut Media. The award is given to local companies that lead the way in workplace culture based on employee surveys. At RVNA, those employees include clinical staff — such as nurses, rehab th
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Dr. Steven Phillips, Lyme Expert, at RVNA

  Many thanks to Dr. Steven Phillips (here with a former patient) for sharing two hours of very valuable information on Lyme disease to a rapt audience at RVNA last Thursday, September 20.  Attendees travelled from as far as Northern New Jersey, Long Island, and even Germany to h
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Meet Home Health Aide, Yhon Zuluaga

It’s good to be Yhon Zuluaga.  Because wherever he goes, there he is. And Yhon Zuluaga is very . . good . . company. Just ask his colleagues, his patients, and the world he inhabits.  Yhon’s happiness, charm, and melody shine from within …. and make the world around
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Text Neck: What’s Old is New Again

Chances are you’ve been cautioned about “text neck,” a relatively recent condition that refers to pain in the neck caused by straining to see a small, hand-held device.  But your cell phone isn’t the only culprit.  And “text neck” isn’t new.  It’s just a catchy name for an old p
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Meet Katy Johannssen, RVNA’s Director of Business Development

Katy has a knack for turning a frown upside down – a skill she honed years ago waiting tables in a busy restaurant, where she relished serving the grumpiest of customers and turning their day around. Spend just a few minutes with Katy and she’ll easily put a smile on your face, too. I
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Shop the Autumn Dinner Auction!

Take a Sneak Peek It’s time to plan your bidding strategy for Saturday’s Autumn Dinner. Here’s a taste of some auction items to whet your appetite. But you’ve gotta be in it to win it, so get your dinner tickets now! Date Night for a Year! Has Date Night fallen
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Meet Steven Phillips, MD at Lyme: News You Need to Know

Every industry and field has its rock stars — experts who move the field forward and help define its progress and direction. People without whom the world would be a different place. Dr. Steven Phillips is one of these people, a true authority — and hero — in the wor
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Introducing … Joanna Roche, Development Associate

If you’ve ever planned a large party or event, you know the onslaught of details and tasks that occupy the final days before everything falls right into place. It’s inevitable. RVNA Development Associate, Joanna Roche, knows all about this — especially this week as t
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A Man and His Prostate

It’s Not a Laughing Matter… Or is it? We’ve all heard laughter is the best medicine. That’s patently clear in “A Man and His Prostate,” a one-man show starring Ed Asner that chronicles the true story of a man (in this case, the playwright himself, Ed Weinberger) who has a prostate att
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