National Institutes of Health

August 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

No Injuries Reported Following Evacuation at Children’s Inn at NIH

No injuries were reported following an evacuation at the Children’s Inn at NIH Tuesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue crews, and the NIH Fire Department responded to the Children’s Inn following a report of a structural crack in the ceiling. According to NIH spokesperson, Brad Moss, the roof did not collapse, and an investigation […]

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July 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NIH Study: Teen Crash Risk Highest Three Months After Getting License

Teens are eight times more likely to crash during the first three months after getting their license than they are during the first three months after getting their learner’s permit, a recent government study found. The National Institutes of Health study is one of the first to follow the same individuals from the start of […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Former NIH Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property

Christopher Dame, 50, of Gaithersburg pleaded guilty on May 3, to theft of government property, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department. As part of his plea agreement, Dame will be required to pay restitution in the full amount of the loss, which is $75,613.14, the statement reads. He also faces a maximum sentence of […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Study Shows Rates of New Diagnosed Cases of Diabetes Increasing in Youth

The rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are on a rise among youth, according to a news release. The report titled, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, found that the rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes in youth increased by […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 5, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

NIH Publishes Spanish Language Palliative Care Brochure (PHOTO)

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), a component of the National Institutes of Health, recently released a new Spanish language publication that raises awareness of the benefits of pediatric palliative care among Hispanic families and caregivers. The latest brochure, Cuidados paliativos para niños: Apoyo para toda la familia cuando su hijo vive con una enfermedad […]

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October 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: WSSC Fixes Broken Main, Water Service Restored

UPDATED Oct. 15, 7:40 a.m. WSSC reports all road repairs will be complete by 8 a.m. on Thursday. Traffic Update: By 8 AM all SB lanes Rockvilke Pike at Cedar Lane will be open. All NB are open now. Thx for patience we know it was trying. — WSSC Water News (@WSSCWaterNews) October 15, 2015 […]

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April 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Patient Admitted with Ebola Virus Discharged from NIH Clinical Center

UPDATED April 9, 5:44 p.m. The American healthcare worker admitted to the NIH Clinical Center on March 13 with the Ebola virus was discharged today in good condition after having been successfully treated at the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit. According to NIH officials, the individual is no longer contagious to the community. No […]

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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo Barbara Mikulski

Mikulski to Tour NIH in Rockville Today

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is scheduled to tour the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in Rockville this morning, and call for increased support and investment in the physical and human infrastructure of NIH. Mikulski will announce that she is […]

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